Industry Bulletins

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The SF Outdoor Event Industry Bulletin is a newsletter published by the SF Entertainment Commission that shares new rules, processes, and opportunities for the outdoor event industry. If you would like to be added to the email distribution list, contact Dylan Rice, Senior Analyst,

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Fall 19 Bulletin (PDF)
Topics: Starting the Permit Process Early, New Indoor Event Permit App, Reusable Beverage Cups and Compostable Foodware, Grant Ops

Spring 19 Bulletin (PDF)
Topics: Cannabis Event Ordinance Passes, New Outdoor Event Permit App, Single-Use Plastic Ban, Summit Video Archive, Grant Ops

PDF iconGuidelines for Holding an Alcoholic Beverage Walk (Revised Feb 2019 v2).pdf

PDF iconWinter 19 Bulletin.pdf
Topics: Proposed Cannabis Event Ordinance, Nightlife & Entertainment Summit, Alcoholic Beverage Walks, Grant Ops

PDF iconFall18 Bulletin.pdf
Topics: New Event Resource Guide, Zero Waste Workshop, Cannabis Event Legislation, Grant Opportunities

PDF iconCannabis and Outdoor Events (10.09.18).pdf
Topic: Current Rules Regarding Use, Sales, and Advertisement of Cannabis at Outdoor Events

PDF iconSummer 18 Bulletin
Topics: Starting the Permit Process Early, New Emergency Medical Plan Process, Grant Opportunities

PDF iconWinter18 Bulletin (effective 2-1-18).pdf
Topic: New Permits for Outdoor Amplified Sound and One Time Events

PDF iconAug17 Bulletin.pdf
Topics: Food Truck Permits & Inspections, Accessible Event Guidelines, Grant Opportunities

PDF iconMay17 Bulletin.pdf
Topics: Look Up Construction Projects, Sourcing Volunteers, SFPD Permit Officers

PDF iconFeb17 Bulletin.pdf
Topics: Bottled Water Ban, Hand Washing Stations, Beverage Dispensers