The Community Activities Department’s mission is to encourage and support the interaction of neighbors, friends, families and visitors through the shared experience of special events, programs, and gatherings which bring the community together by creating opportunities to interact, celebrate, enrich people’s lives, and promote inclusiveness.
Do I need to apply for a permit?
Thank you for considering holding your event in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Whether it’s a festival, holiday celebration, walk/marathon, ceremony, party, or filming the City’s parks, streets and beach are ready for you.
The Carmel Farmers’ Market is held on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Sixth Avenue between Junipero and Mission Streets.
Every year the City holds and permits many different special events. Check-out what is coming up throughout the year and we hope to see you there!