Dance events

Public danceĀ events held in Vancouver require different permits, based on the nature of the event, and the intended participants.

Prepare to apply for your permit

Late Night Dance Event details

Learn what is needed to get a Late Night Dance Event Permit on the Vancouver Police Department website. Includes application deadlines and requirements.

Dance event permit application forms

Teenage Dance Licence application form (54.04 KB)

To host a graduation dance (no fees required).

Late Night Dance Licence application form (80.71 KB)

For a dance or music event that occurs between 2:00am and 6:00am, but does not include an event taking place in a private residence.

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Location and mailing address
Development and Building Services Centre
Ground floor
515 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8

Phone: 311

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday
8:30am to 4:00pm

Free 2-hour parking
West 10th Ave parking lot,
between Cambie and Yukon