Special Events Application

Any organization or business interested in hosting a special event must submit a Special Event Application to the General Government department. This includes:
Sporting Events
5K Walk or Run
Tent or Sidewalk Sale
Farmers Market

No permits will be issued while the Stay-at-Home Orders are in effect.

Please check our events calendar first to make sure the date you are requesting is available in Niles. Applications must be received 8 weeks prior to the event date.

For questions or more information, please contact the Village of Niles Community Engagement Coordinator at 847-588-8005.


Special Event Application
Carnival or Circus Application
Fireworks / Pyrotechnics Application
Raffle License Application
Temporary Food Permit Application
Temporary Sign Permit Application
Special Event Sales Tax Vendor Form

Greenwood Festival Grounds

Any organization or business interested in hosting an event at the 9101 Greenwood site adjacent to Golf Mill Park, must carefully review the Policy and Procedures and submit an application at least 90 days in advance of event date.

Greenwood Festival Grounds Policy & Procedures 2019
Greenwood Festival Grounds Application 2019

Contact Us

  1. General Government

    1000 Civic Center Drive
    Niles, IL 60714

    Ph: 847-588-8010


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.