Covid-19 Plan

Outlined here are the steps we are taking to reduce the risk of spread of Covid-19 during this year’s Festival.

  • Physical Distancing
    • Plexiglass barriers will be installed on gate windows
    • Signs recommending 6-ft spacing will be posted at wait lines
    • Painted/tape marks for 6-ft distancing at wait lines
    • Seating under entertainment tents will be reduced by at least 25% and rearranged
    • Additional seating will be placed in other areas of the festival grounds
    • Entrance/exit gates will be wider to enter and exit the grounds
    • Aisles widened at frequent congestion points
    • Narrow aisles will be marked as one-way traffic
    • Wider aisles will have center-line painted to promote efficient flow of foot traffic
  • Protective Measures
    • No shared condiment dispensers
    • Wearing of masks will be recommended or required upon entry in accordance to state rules at that time
    • Vendors will wear masks
    • Hand sanitizer stations will be at portable restrooms and highlighted with a balloon. 
    • Hand sanitizer will be available for the gate workers. They shall sanitize their hands frequently (at minimum after soiled money, start/end of shift, before & after breaks
    • Food & beverage samples pre-packaged
    • Non-Contact thermometers will be used to test employees & vendors with symptoms.
    • Will encourage employees & vendors to stay home if they are feeling unwell.
    • No shuttle service for 2020
    • Lighthouse will be locked and closed to visitors
    • Volunteers working in association with the Health Dept and the Festival will roam aisles to encourage social distancing and following of rules. 
    • Porta toilets will be spaced apart as possible
  • Cleaning
    • More frequent cleaning of frequent contact surfaces (picnic tables, admission counters)
    • Mounting bleach spray & paper towels to the picnic tables for visitor self-cleaning
    • Vendors will clean high touch surfaces within booths and provide hand sanitizer
  • Limiting contact
    • Limit number of dancers on dance floor during group performances that do not use the dance floor area. If a performer is using the dance floor area, visitors should not be allowed on the area with the performer.
    • Performers will remain on the stage area
    • Performers will maintain 10’ separation from public
    • Recommendations to beat the crowd will be posted to social media pages
    • No hand-stamping for readmission
    • Signs will be posted at tables promoting family seating
    • Hourly announcements over field PA system about social distancing
    • Prizes given at random to those social distancing correctly.