Departments > Public Events

Event and Parade Insurance

Requirements

Neighborhood Block Party – fewer than 500 participants

  • No insurance required

Special Private Block Party – fewer than 500 participants

  • $1,000,000 per Occurrence General Liability

Outdoor Special Event

  • $1,000,000 per Occurrence General Liability
  • $1,000,000 per Accident Automobile Liability (if applicable)

Parade

  • Neighborhood Parade – no vehicles and less than 500 participants
    • No insurance required
  • Neighborhood Parade – with vehicles, floats, walkers
    • $1,000,000 per Occurrence General Liability
    • $1,000,000 per Accident Automobile Liability
  • Parade – with vehicles, floats, walkers
    • $1,000,000 per Occurrence General Liability
    • $1,000,000 per Accident Automobile Liability
  • Runs and Walks With Less than 500 Participants
    • $1,000,000 per Occurrence General Liability

Insurance certificate must name the City of Fort Worth as an additional insured and have a 30-day cancellation clause.

Options for Purchasing Insurance

  1. The event promoter or organization may obtain coverage through the private insurance market or
  2. TULIP policy – offered by the city, a master liability insurance policy for “Tenant Users” of city facilities. Provides coverage to the user with a $1,000,000 limit, at a cost normally less than private market. Certificates of Insurance

Certificates of Insurance should be mailed to:

Attn: Outdoor Events Manager
Public Events Department - Office of Outdoor Events Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Studies

View the City of Fort Worth Convention & Hospitality Study

Administration

Toll-free Information Line:
1-866-630-2588

Fax:
817-392-2756

Department Director:
Kirk Slaughter