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Railbird Festival Now Requiring Proof Of Vaccination Or COVID Test

Karyn Czar

Changes are coming to the sold-out Railbird music festival in light of the COVID-19 resurgence. 

Attendees and staff at the major outdoor music festival will need more than pass to get in.

Friday festival organizers unveiled stricter entry rules in an email to ticketholders, crews, and media – mandating that all attendees either provide a COVID-19 vaccination record or a printed negative COVID test obtained within 72 hours of the show.

Unvaccinated patrons are expected to mask up for their entire time onsite.

All attendees will have to agree to Railbird’s Fan Health Pledge – agreeing not to attend if they have tested positive, been exposed to a COVID positive person, or traveled to international location under travel or quarantine advisories 14 days prior. Anyone experiencing symptoms within 48 hours is also being asked not to go.

Vaccinated patrons will not be required to wear masks outdoors.

See updated info here

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