Town of Smithers Special Event Application Process

COVID-19 UPDATE:

Special Event Application – Covid-19 Requirement to provide Safety Protocol:
A sanctioned public event held on any Town of Smithers’ owned land, streets, sidewalks, parks, and/or buildings MUST have fewer than 50 people to align with the Public Heath Officer’s prohibition on mass gatherings. To ensure the safety of those participating Event Organizers MUST include a COVID Safety Plan for the event (PPE, Physical Distancing, Sanitation, etc.)

Organizers of permitted Gathering and Events are required to collect the contact information of all person who attend their event. The Organizer must provide the event attendee information to the Town of Smithers to be retained for thirty days in case there is a need for contact tracing, in which case the information must be provided to the regional medical health officer.


Special Event Application Form

 

Town of Smithers Special Event Application Process

  1. Download the Special Event Application Form for any public events held on Town of Smithers’ owned land, streets, sidewalks, parks, and/or buildings.

  2. Insurance can be obtained online by following the link: https://miabc.eventpolicy.ca or at your local insurance providers.

  3. Email the completed application form with insurance and any additional materials to: recreation@smithers.ca

  4. Once sanctioned, the Recreation Coordinator will notify the event organizer by email or phone and provide and necessary information or comments. 

  5. Please view the following additional information:
  6. If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Coordinator at 250.847.1600 or recreation@smithers.ca

 

BOVILL SQUARE RENTAL REQUESTS:

Bovill Square was opened in August 2013. The park is located at the corner of Main Street and Broadway Avenue. It is a public space owned/maintained by the Town of Smithers. It is meant to provide the local community a location for small and medium sized arts/music/cultural performances and special events. There is no rental fee to use the park/stage. If you would like to book the use of the Bovill Square, please fill out the "Special Event Application Form" and contact the Recreation Coordinator at 250.847.1600 or recreation@smithers.ca.

 

 


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