Festival goers in downtown Raleigh at Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Emergency Management and Special Events

A service unit of the City Manager's Office


Citywide COVID-19 Information:

With the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the news, we wanted to update you on how the City is addressing the issue. The City of Raleigh, Wake County Public Health, and other local partner organizations are taking measures to prepare for the potential spread of the virus.

Visit our all-inclusive Citywide COVID-19 info page.

The Office of Emergency Management and Special Events provides a single point of contact for event management and compliance, overseeing all aspects of special events that utilize City streets, public plazas, and Dorothea Dix Park in addition to oversight of private use of public space (PUPS) and outdoor dining. This office is also charged with protecting the citizens and environment of the City of Raleigh from the effects of disasters and emergencies through a unified and comprehensive emergency management program of prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery by local, State, and Federal partners, private industry and volunteer organizations. 

Contact

 
919-996-2200

Address

Raleigh Municipal Building
222 W. Hargett St.
Suite 304
Raleigh, NC 27601


Director, Emergency Management & Special Events:
Derrick Remer

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