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Background SpacerPlanning a Special Event


Each year, Haldimand County receives numerous requests from community groups and organizations wishing to host special events on Haldimand County property. These events vary in scope, purpose, size, cost and complexity, all of which require the coordinated efforts of staff to ensure safe event operation and adherence to applicable by-laws, policies and procedures. Based on the nature of the request, Council approval may be required.


Event Approval Process

Special Events applications must be completed on the forms below.

Pdf Icon Festival & Events Guidelines
Pdf Icon Festival and Event Application - Fillable
Pdf Icon Facility Rental Application
Pdf Icon Outdoor Tournament 
Pdf Icon Traffic Control Plan
Pdf Icon Community Event Trailer
Pdf Icon Special Event Fire Safety Requirements
Pdf Icon Digital Reader Boards Announcement Request (if applicable)
Pdf Icon Tourism Free Listing Form (if applicable) 

Major Festival and Event Funding Grants

Pdf Icon 2018 Major Festival and Event Grant Funding Application-Fillable

 Link to HNHU applications: 

 For information regarding OPP Paid Duty Officers:

    Contact the Cayuga Detachment at 905-772-3322 

For further information on festivals, tournaments and special events, please contact Lynda Kissner, Supervisor, Community Programs and Events at 905-318-5932 x6134 or

Community Event Trailer Rental 

Haldimand County is pleased to provide a portable stage for community festival and event organizers.


Portable Stage 



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