Summerfest to require proof of COVID-19 vaccinations, negative tests upon entry
MILWAUKEE — Summerfest is the latest live event to announce vaccination or negative COVID-19 test requirements in response to a recent surge in cases state- and-nationwide.
All attendees will need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result with 72 hours of entering the grounds. Kids under the age of 12, who are currently ineligible for vaccination, will also be required to wear a mask.
The entrance protocols apply to normally scheduled shows and the Wednesday Weekend Preview held at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater.
Summerfest will require a COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours to attend the fest, including Wednesday @amfam Amphitheater shows. Kids under 12 will be required to wear a mask. Get all the details and see our FAQ at https://t.co/66THgpvXLO pic.twitter.com/nJ6mv6yjLH
— Summerfest (@Summerfest) August 10, 2021
The music festival also announced a number of other COVID-related safety protocols for this year’s festivities including cashless transactions, increased cleaning crews for high-traffic areas, overnight deep-cleaning efforts, and increased hand sanitizer stations throughout the grounds.
Summerfest is scheduled to run for three consecutive weekends in September: Sept. 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18.
More information about Summerfest’s lineup, schedule and other safety protocols are available on Summerfest.com.
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