Entertainment Commission


The Entertainment Commission is responsible for overseeing the entertainment permit process, including dance and processing of special event requests within the City of Modesto. The Entertainment Commission’s purpose is to encourage the development of new entertainment businesses as well as assist the organizers and operators to plan and coordinate City services for major events. This will allow the business or event to flourish while meeting the City’s public health, safety and welfare needs.

Additional Entertainment Commission Information

The Entertainment Commission, appointed by the Modesto City Council on March 10, 2009, helps to coordinate and facilitate the planning and permitting process for special events and entertainment establishments. The seven-member commission reviews Entertainment Permit Applications and conducts hearings to gather the information needed to make decisions regarding all applications.

  1. Meetings
  2. Meeting Calendar

Regular Meetings

  • The 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m.
  • Tenth Street Place
    1010 10th Street, Conference Room 2001

View Meeting agendas and minutes.

  1. Members


NameOrganizationTerm Expires
VacantBusiness Permit HolderApply Online
VacantNon-Profit/Special Event HolderApply Online
VacantBoard Member/Economic or Tourism OrganizationApply Online
Yelitza PenaEvent Planning/Marketing SpecialistJune 30, 2027
VacantAt-large CitizenApply Online
Brock WileyAt-large CitizenJune 30, 2027
Alan FalconerNon-permit HolderJune 30, 2027
Carrie MillerAlternate Non-Permit HolderJune 30, 2027
Michelle BuerAlternate Non-Permit Holder
June 30, 2027