Theaters, music venues and different performing arts areas hit arduous in the course of the pandemic are slowly welcoming again reside audiences or making ready to.
However with the delta variant persevering with to guide a surge in COVID-19 circumstances, rules are nonetheless evolving and turning into extra stringent. New necessities are being introduced by state in addition to county and municipal officers and particular person venues. Even some performers, reminiscent of Lifeless & Firm, are setting their very own security necessities.
And the modifications hold coming.
This week, California officers introduced that starting Sept. 20, anybody attending an indoor occasion within the state with 1,000 or extra folks should present proof of full vaccination or a destructive COVID check inside 72 hours of arrival. The earlier threshold for the requirement was 5,000 or extra folks. Additionally, “self-attestation” will now not be accepted; all vaccination/testing info should be proved by paper or digital means.
In the meantime, San Francisco final week started requiring that anybody coming into a fitness center, museum, restaurant, theater or different leisure venue should present proof of vaccination.
On Sept. 20, San Jose would require that every one attendees and employees of occasions of fifty or extra folks at city-owned services — such because the SAP Heart, Conference Heart and Heart for Performing Arts — present proof of full vaccination. Like San Francisco, proof of destructive COVID isn’t an choice.
Even attending an outside occasion will doubtless a require vaccine/destructive check proof, and masks are sometimes required or strongly advisable.
Officers are encouraging folks to retrieve their “Private Digital COVID-19 Report” from the state of California by plugging of their title, birthday, cellular phone quantity and a four-digit pin quantity to https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/. You’ll obtain a hyperlink to a QR code that may be offered as proof of vaccination. Individuals may also present their paper vaccine card or a photograph of it.
When you’re headed to an occasion or present or going out to dinner, an important rule is ALWAYS examine the occasion or venue’s web site for particular security precautions. And don’t assume you should purchase tickets to any occasion on the door — in lots of circumstances, you may’t.
Right here’s a rundown on how some Bay Space venues and humanities teams’ necessities. which might be working or will reopen quickly are dealing with COVID security precautions.
SAP Heart, San Jose: As of Sept. 20, all patrons, whether or not for sports activities or leisure occasions, will need to have proof of full vaccination or destructive COVID check obtained inside 72 hours of the occasion. Click on right here for extra info or go to www.sapcenter.com.
“Hamilton” at Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco: All ticketholders, no matter age, should present proof of full vaccination or a destructive COVID check inside 72 hours of efficiency time. Proof of might be proven by way of the bodily card or an image/digital copy of the report. All patrons are required to put on masks contained in the theatre always (besides when consuming meals or drinks).” Extra info, broadwaysf.com.
Fox Theater, Oakland: As of Sept. 15, all patrons might want to present proof of full vaccination obtained a minimum of two weeks previous to efficiency (till then, a destructive COVID check inside previous 48 hours from the time of entry to the venue may even be acceoted). The venue encourages patrons to acquire a paperless Well being Cross by CLEAR to ease entry. Masks are quired inside. Extra info, apeconcerts.com.
Membership Fox, Redwood Metropolis: Membership Fox is requiring all patrons, staff and musicians to point out paper or digital proof of vaccination. The 21-and-over membership is at the moment working with a decreased capability. The adjoining Fox Theatre isn’t schedule to renew reside appearances till October. Extra info, clubfoxrwc.com.
San Francisco Playhouse: The corporate is as soon as once more presenting reside, indoor theater with decreased capability. Guests should current proof of vaccination. Masks are required. Productions are additionally supplied by way of streaming. Extra particulars, www.sfplayhouse.org.
Mountain View Heart for the Performing Arts: All patrons are required to put on masks no matter vaccination standing. Employees members and volunteers may even be sporting masks and social distancing can be practiced to the best extent doable. Extra info, mountainview.gov/depts/cs/mvcpa
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley: Patrons should present proof of full vaccination — paper or digital — and all friends should put on a masks. The membership will function at decreased capability till Sept. 21. Extra info, thefreight.org.
The Impartial, San Francisco: All patrons should present proof of vaccination, obtained at the very least two weeks earlier than present date, or destructive COVID check inside final 48 hours. The membership can be utilizing the Well being Cross by CLEAR paperless ID system. Extra info, theindependentsf.com.
Feinstein’s on the Nikko, San Francisco: The membership is working at decreased capability, with all friends required to point out proof of vaccination and masks required to realize entry. Masks could also be eliminated whereas friends are seated. Extra info, www.feinsteinssf.com.
Greek Theatre, UC Berkeley: Attendees should present proof they’ve been totally vaccinated for at least two weeks at present date, or proof of destructive COVID check inside 48 hours of curtain time. Venue recommends patrons use Well being Cross/CLEAR paperless ID. For extra info, go to apeconcerts.com.
Harmony Pavilion: Starting Oct. 4, all patrons should present proof of full vaccination at the very least two weeks previous to occasion or destructive COVID check inside 72 hours of present time. Precautions are topic to vary per artists’ requests. Masks are strongly suggested. The venue is utilizing paperless ticket system solely (apart from beforehand bought tickets). Extra info, www.livenation.com/venue/KovZpZA7kdlA/concord-pavilion-events.
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View: Starting Oct. 4, all patrons should present proof of full vaccination at the very least two weeks previous to occasion or destructive COVID check inside 72 hours of present time. Precautions are topic to vary per artists’ requests. Masks are strongly suggested. The venue is utilizing paperless ticket system solely (apart from beforehand bought tickets). Extra info, www.livenation.com/venue/KovZpZA6ta1A/shoreline-amphitheatre-events.
San Jose Theaters: Per San Jose metropolis rules, starting Sept. 20, the San Jose Civic, Montgomery Theatre, California Theatre and Heart for the Performing Arts would require proof of vaccination. Masks are required. Extra info, sanjosetheaters.org.
Rickshaw Cease, San Francisco: The patrons and performers should present proof of vaccination, paper or digital. The membership says all staff are vaccinated and the membership will function at decreased capability in the meanwhile. Extra info, rickshawstop.com.
Kuumbwa Jazz Heart, Santa Cruz: All patrons and musicians should present proof of vaccination or a destructive COVID check inside 72 hours of showtime. The membership says employees is totally vaccinated. Masks are required besides whereas consuming or ingesting. Extra info, kuumbwajazz.org.
Invoice Graham Civic Auditorium: Patrons should present proof of full vaccination obtained a minimum of two weeks earlier than showtime, per San Francisco rules. Unfavorable COVID check outcomes are now not accepted. The venue can be utilizing the Well being Cross/CLEAR paperless ID system. Extra info, apeconcerts.com.
The Marsh, San Francisco and Berkeley: Berkeley venue has reopened for reside exhibits, San Francisco theaters Sept. 17. Each require proof of vaccination for entry and masks to be worn as soon as inside. Extra info, themarsh.org.
Tabard Theatre, San Jose: Patrons should current proof of vaccination for all occasions. Venue info, tabardtheatre.org.
3Below Theaters, San Jose: The theater advanced is screening motion pictures and reside occasions will return quickly. Patrons over age 12 should present proof of vaccination. Masks are optionally available. Youngsters 12 and beneath can enter if they’re accompanied by a vaccinated grownup and put on a masks. Those that bought tickets and won’t be vaccinated by showtime can be supplied an opportunity to reschedule or get a refund. Extra info, www.3belowtheaters.com.
San Francisco Opera: Patrons 12 and over most present paper or digital proof of vaccination to enter Warfare Memorial Opera Home or Diane B. Wilsey Heart for Opera. Masks are required in any respect performances. Extra info, sfopera.com.
San Francisco Symphony: Patrons should present proof of full vaccination. Masks are required for entry and should be worn always, no gaiters or bandanas. Extra info, www.sfsymphony.org
SFJAZZ Heart, San Francisco: Proof of full vaccination required. Masks are required for all patrons always within the venue. Extra info, sfjazz.org.
Splash, San Jose: The downtown bar and dance membership requires proof of vaccination or destructive COVID check inside final 72 hours. Extra info, www.splashsj.com.
Yoshi’s in Oakland: Masks are required always besides when consuming or ingesting. No vaccination necessities right now however venue says all staff are totally vaccinated. Extra info, yoshis.com.