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The mission of Public Information and Events is to create public awareness and understanding about City government as well as serve as an internal communication resource for City employees. To solicit, plan, and produce events that aid in achieving the City's strategic goals while providing an entertaining experience for residents and visitors to the city.
The Special Events Division provides administration for all events held on public property, sidewalk encroachments, and other public property uses. Special Events organizes community events that emphasize family participation, promote the City's leisure facilities, and encourage tourism. Special Events is responsible for planning, marketing, and permitting over 150 city-wide public events, which include 40 races and parades, 47 single-day events, 77 concert series events, 15 neighborhood block parties, and 16 festivals.