Special events may be permitted by the Superintendent when there is a meaningful association between the park and the event, and the event will contribute to visitor understanding of the park's significance. Individual requests for a special park use permit will be reviewed and evaluated by the Superintendent.
If you are planning a special event or ceremony at Flight 93 National Memorial, you will need to submit an application.Special Use Permit Application - Regular Form (PDF-34 KB)
Special Use Permit Application - Short Form (PDF-32 KB)
You can also e-mail, or call the Special Park Use coordinator at 814-893-6322 with any questions.
A special park use is a short-term activity that:
Commercial Filming and/or Photography
Sharing the Park- A filming or photography permit does not give exclusive rights to the permittee or allow the permittee to restrict visitors from any location. Normal visitor use patterns will not be interrupted for longer than five minutes, and only as specified in the approved permit. Filming or photography permit activities may not occur simultaneously with other permitted activities unless authorized by the NPS, or unduly conflict with scheduled park activities such as interpretive presentations. Visitors will be allowed to observe filming activities.
Commercial Filming/Photography permits are provided on an individual basis and there is a $50.00 non-refundable application processing fee per permit.
There are two photography and filming applications:
For questions about commercial filming/photography permits, call the Special Park Uses Coordinator at 814-893-6322.
Did You Know?
In past September 11 ceremonies, first responders, community leaders and recovery workers have participated by ringing the "Bells of Remembrance." The bells ring during the time of the crash, 10:03 AM, while the names of Flight 93 crew and passengers are read aloud.