Mayoral Entertainment License

Mayoral Entertainment License

For an exhibition, show, or amusement on a non-licensed premise

  • Entertainment licenses issued by the Mayor are governed by MGL Ch. 140 §181.
  • Entertainment licenses for Weekday and Sunday Entertainment at a non-licensed premise, please use the below forms:

Application requirements:

  • Must be submitted in writing and specifically describe the conditions of the proposed exhibition, show, or amusement.
  • Must specifically describe the premises upon which the proposed exhibition, show, or amusement is to take place.
  • Must provide information concerning the conditions of the premises and actions to be taken in order to prevent danger to the public safety, health, or order.

For Weekday and Sunday Entertainment licenses, please use the below forms:

Application for Sunday License (PDF)
Application for Sunday License Commonwealth (PDF)
Application for Weekday License (PDF)

Weekday Entertainment License Fees

Type of License
Fee
Weekday $10 per day
Weekday Annual $80 per year

Sunday Entertainment License Fees

Type of License
Fee
Commonwealth Sunday (1 p.m. – Midnight) $2 per day
Commonwealth Sunday (12 p.m. – Midnight) $5 per day
City of Northampton Sunday $25 per day
Commonwealth Sunday Annual (1 p.m. – Midnight) $50 per year
Commonwealth Sunday Annual (12 p.m. – Midnight) $100 per year
City of Northampton Annual $100 per year