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Special Events

Thank you for wanting to host your event with the City of Petersburg! 

To obtain a Special Events permit and to coordinate City Services, you must complete the event application in it's entirety. Please also review and print the application for your records before submitting. 

To complete the special events process, you will need to:

  1. Apply for the Special Event permit
  2. Complete any City Service Permit Applications (if applicable)  
  3. Submit General Liability Insurance Certificate and Policy Endorsement

Should you have any questions regarding the City of Petersburg Office of Special Events or questions about the application process, please feel free to contact the Event Coordinator, Marnelle Fanfan at 804-733-2302,  

Union Train Station

103 River Street, Petersburg, Virginia 23803
Capacity: 272
Seated: 169

Let us take care of your special day- Rent our venue for your next party, wedding, meeting or private event. The Union Train Station is designed to make it easy for any type of event with full seating, dance floor and additional equipment like tables and chairs. The venue also offers parking spaces in front of the facility and a nearby lot through the City. 
See you soon at the Union Train Station!

Request Pricing: 804-733-2302
Reserve Your Date Here

2017 Black History Month Festival
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2017 Black History Month Festival

The City of Petersburg is celebrating the contributions of African-Americans to our community with music, food and dance at our annual Black History Month Festival.

Enjoy live music and dance performances, food from local vendors, a merchandise/art vending exhibit, and activities for the kids including arts and crafts, live painting demonstrations from Petersburg Area Art League and face-painting.

Date & Time

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

3 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Petersburg High School (3101 Johnson Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23805)



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City of Petersburg - Virginia