VIRGINIA KEY BEACH PARK TRUST
The Virginia Key Beach Park Trust is pleased you will be holding your event at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. To further assist you in obtaining the necessary permits, services and to ensure a safe, successful event; it is necessary that you review and return the Special Events Guidelines and complete the Special Events Application to:
VIRGINIA KEY BEACH PARK TRUST
ATTENTION: Special Events Liaison
4020 VIRGINIA BEACH DRIVE
MIAMI, FL 33149
The Special Events Application must be returned to the Trust’s Special Events Liaison at least ninety (90) Days prior to the event date.
Once the event guidelines and application are reviewed, completed and returned, we will schedule a meeting between you and the VKBPT Special Events Liaison to review your event plans and to assist you in planning a successful event at the park.
We will also schedule you for the City of Miami Special Events Meeting with the necessary city services departments, to provide you with the estimated cost of city services and fees related to your event.
To help you with your event budget be aware that the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park is under the umbrella of the City of Miami, the City has a policy (Motion No. 91-802) which requires that event and festival organizers pay for the cost of ALL city services and fees associated with the event at least three (3) days in advance of the activity.
Some of the required City of Miami permits and services include: Police special events permit; Fire assembly and Fireworks permits; Traffic control and security; Fire inspectors and rescue units; Beer and wine permit fees; Permits that apply to mechanical, electrical, water fees, cleaning crew, Solid Waste, light towers in necessary areas and any other fees that may be applicable to each special event.
Issuance of permission for your event is given after all due consideration to safety, traffic, needs of residents, business, and religious institutions in the area. Said permission for an event will only be granted after all necessary procedures, applications, permits and city services are obtained as required by the Virginia Key Beach Park Trust.
The Virginia Key Beach Park Trust and the City of Miami require that organizers of special events provide a current certificate of insurance naming Virginia Key Beach Park Trust and the City of Miami as “additionally insured”. User must comply with the insurance coverage and limits of liability established by the City of Miami. For stipulations related to the special events liability coverage, you may contact the Insurance Coordinator of Risk Management – Frank Gomez (email@example.com ).
Specific authorization letter must be obtained from the Trust for the sale or distribution of any alcoholic beverages on Park Property. A State of Florida liquor license is also required for alcoholic sale or service at any event.
Thank you for choosing Historic Virginia Key Beach Park for your event.
Neil Hall, Interim Executive Director
Virginia Key Beach Park Trust
Festivals and Large Events
Below is a listing of our most frequently requested spaces for sporting events, festivals, concerts, community events, film & photoshoots, and various larger events. Rental Rates quoted are per day.
Contact Michelle Swaby-Smith, Special Events Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org | 305.960. 4618 | 954.558.9664
ACCESS THE SPECIAL EVENTS GUIDELINES & APPLICATION