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Special Events Permitting, Filming and Sponsorship Opportunities

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Whether you’re into live music, car shows, botanical gardens, sporting events, melodrama theatre or places of historical significance, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in Oro Valley! Oro Valley is the ideal location to hold a special event due to its world-class recreational facilities, shopping centers, activities, and stunning beauty to our many visitors and residents. The town recognizes special events as an important part of Oro Valley’s quality of life and the contribution they make to a sustainable tourism industry.

Do you have questions about a special event or would you like to hold a special event in Oro Valley?  Please call or email the strategic initiatives manager, Amanda Jacobs at 520-229-4735 or click on the following link for more information.

A film license is required for the commercial use of any public street, road, alley, right-of-way, public facility or public place owned by the town, or over which the town has the right of control. A license is not required for filming or videotaping on private property or for filming of persons, scenes, occurrences or events, which is done for news gathering purposes in the general public interest, for use in criminal investigations by law enforcement agencies or for use in any judicial proceedings.

All requests for commercials, television, feature films or any other film production that utilize town property or right-of-way are processed by the Economic Development Division located at 11000 N. La Cañada Drive. The film license must be completed and emailed with the required certificate of insurance. A Certificate of Insurance naming the Town of Oro Valley as "additional insured" must be submitted with the completed application. The address for the certificate is 11000 N. La Cañada Drive. The license will not be approved without a certificate of insurance.

There is no fee for a film license. However, depending on the nature of the activity proposed, a Special Event Application may be required.

Sponsor an Oro Valley Event Today
Oro Valley invites you to join us as a community partner! We have a wide variety of sponsorship packages tailored to meet your company’s needs. You can select the level of participation that best supports your goals while demonstrating your commitment to the community and helping to maintain Oro Valley’s wide variety of special events.