The primary purpose of the Community Calendar is to share community-wide meetings and events occurring throughout the City. Community events must support a government, non-profit, community-oriented, or educational interest. Events that promote a specific religious or political agenda are not accepted.
Members of the public may submit event information for inclusion on the Community Calendar if (1) that event is open to the general public, (2) occurs within the boundaries of the city (limited special exceptions made for elsewhere in Orange County) and (3) meets one of the following criteria:
Requirements and Restrictions
The more information provided by the submitting organization, the easier it is for the City to determine whether to post an event. Submitting organizations are encouraged to fill out the online form completely with all pertinent information regarding the event. This includes information such as:
Notices and announcements shall be limited to:
Events submitted for posting containing any of the following shall not be approved for posting:
Procedures to Request a Non-City Event on City Website Calendar
Entities and organizations wishing to publish a community event must seek prior approval from the Public Information Division via Ask Lake Forest. Anonymous requests shall not be allowed. All requests shall be accompanied by valid event submitter contact information including a name, email address, and phone number. The City must receive a request ten calendar days prior to the event date. The City reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to 1) deny an event request that does not meet the criteria set forth in this Policy; 2) deny an event request which fails to provide all required information, or fails to provide truthful information; or 3) revise this Policy without prior notice when to do so is deemed to be in the best interests of the City.