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Corporate Support Services

Clerk's Office

City of St. Catharines
PO Box 3012, 50 Church St.
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7C2

Tel: 905.688.5601 x1507

Fax: 905.682.3631

TTY: 905.688.4TTY (4889)


Click here for a link to St. Catharines City Hall

Click here to email Corporate Support Services

Special Event Licences


Special Vendors Licences are available for the Niagara Wine Festival Grand Parade. Hawkers and Peddlers are required to obtain a Special Events Licence for approved locations along the parade route.

By-law No. 2006-223 regulates licensing for this purpose within the municipal boundaries of the City of St. Catharines.


Complete the City of St. Catharines Special Vendors Application and return completed form along with the appropriate fee to Citizens First, Legal and Clerks Services, second floor, City Hall, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Approval must be obtained from the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival.

Visit the Niagara Wine Festival


The fees for Special Event Licences are outlined below:

  • Authorized businesses vending in front of their own place of business in the downtown along the Grande Parade route: No charge
  • Non-Profit or Charitable Organizations vending in an authorized location on private or public property: No charge
  • Resident hawkers and peddlers vending from authorized locations along the Grande Parade route: $55
  • Non-resident hawkers and peddlers vending from authorized locations along the Grand Parade route: $110
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