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COVID-19 SAFETY POLICY

The safety of our patrons, staff and artists is our #1 priority.  Please plan on attending the fest with compassion for your fellow festival goers and come ready to help us create a safe and comfortable environment for everyone.

We can’t thank everyone enough for their cooperation and understanding as we move through these odd and challenging times together.

Will you require vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for entry?

YES. In accordance with updated City of Chicago recommendations, full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results will be required to attend the festival. For patrons who are not fully vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours of attending Spring Awakening. If you have questions about COVID-19 vaccines or testing center nearest you please visit our health care sponsor Northshore Clinical Labs with location throughout the Chicago-land area or you can visit www.vaccinefinder.org and https://www.chicago.gov.

If I'm not vaccinated, will I be able to attend?

YES! You’ll still be able to attend with proof of a negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours of attending Spring Awakening Music Festival.

What vaccine proof will be accepted?

Bring a printed or digital copy of your Vaccine Card, Vaccine Record, or Negative COVID-19 test.

What negative test proof will be accepted?

The test must be a COVID-19 viral test (nucleic acid amplification test [NAAT] or antigen test) with Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Self-tests (sometimes referred to as home test) and rapid tests are acceptable as long as they are FDA-EUA approved viral tests and are accompanied by printed documentation of results. Printed evidence of negative test result much include:

Type of test
Entity issuing the result (e.g. healthcare entity, laboratory, manufacturer)
Specimen collection date
Information that identifies the person tested: full name and date of birth

Test kits are not acceptable evidence of negative result.

Negative test with the information above must be printed.

Do I need to wear a mask at the festival?

We are 100% outdoor event. Based on the latest advice from the Chicago Department of Public Health, we encourage all fans attending the festival to bring a mask for anytime they enter an indoor experience. We strongly encourage masks worn regardless of vaccination status.

Should I attend if I'm currently sick or have been sick recently?

Do not attend if: Within 14 days before attending the festival you have tested positive, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19; Within 48 hours prior to attending the festival, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

What other steps are you requiring to ensure the safety of guests?

Masks will be available at the entry gates and medical tents. We will also have hand sanitizer stations on site and cleaning crews will do frequent cleanings of the high touch areas around the festival grounds.

FULL GUIDELINES

In accordance with updated City of Chicago recommendations, full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results will be required to attend Spring Awakening Autumn Equinox. For patrons who are not fully vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours of attending the event.If you have questions about COVID-19 vaccines or testing center nearest you please visit our health care sponsor Northshore Clinical Labs with location throughout the Chicago-land area or you can visit www.vaccinefinder.org and https://www.chicago.gov.

Entry Requirements

  1. Bring a printed or digital copy of your Vaccine Card, Vaccine Record, or Negative COVID-19 test
  2. If you are unvaccinated, you’ll be asked to wear a mask throughout your time onsite.

We ask that you not attend if any of the following is true for you or anyone in your party:

  1. Within 14 days before attending the festival you have tested positive, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19;
  2. Within 48 hours prior to attending the festival, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention);

Additional Information

Based on the latest advice from the Chicago Department of Public Health, we encourage all fans attending the festival to bring a mask for anytime they enter an indoor experience, including after shows. We encourage all attendees to wear a mask indoor or outdoor.

Masks will be available at the entry gates and medical tents. We will also have hand sanitizer stations on site and cleaning crews will do frequent cleanings of the high touch areas around the festival grounds such as restrooms, bars, and interactive attractions. We have partnered with multiple health organizations for planning and onsite measures along with working with local officials to ensure the safest experience for all fans, staff, and artists.

What type of test result is acceptable?

The test must be a COVID-19 viral test (nucleic acid amplification test [NAAT] or antigen test) with Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Self-tests (sometimes referred to as home test) and rapid tests are acceptable as long as they are FDA-EUA approved viral tests and are accompanied by printed documentation of results.

Printed evidence of negative test result much include:

  1. Type of test
  2. Entity issuing the result (e.g. healthcare entity, laboratory, manufacturer)
  3. Specimen collection date.
  4. Information that identifies the person tested: full name and date of birth

Test kits are not acceptable evidence of negative result. Negative test with the information above must be printed.