Vaccination Proof or Negative COVID Test Needed for Bowl Shows
By edhat staff
The Santa Barbara Bowl announced that proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required for entry into their venue.
On Tuesday, the area's largest site for concerts and comedy shows followed the direction of other local venues and updated their entry policy as COVID-19 infections continue.
"For the safety and comfort of all guests, proof of completed vaccination or negative COVID-19 test will be required for entry for everyone including children under 12," the Santa Barbara Bowl stated in an email to its attendees.
Vaccination proof will include a government-issued identification card and one of the following?
- CDC Vaccination Card.
- Original vaccination card, printed copy of vaccination card or photo of vaccination card on your phone.
- CA Digital Vaccine Record
- Proof of Negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours from time of entry to venue.
Acceptable tests are Diagnostic Tests, Molecular Tests, RT-PCR Tests, NAAT Tests, Antigen Tests & Antibody (Serology) Tests. Over the counter tests will not be accepted.
The announcement also states that if concert-goers opt for the negative COVID-19 test, some artists require a negative test within 48 hours of attending instead of 72 hours.
The mask policy has also been updated. Masks are required for anyone entering indoor areas of the Bowl, including the restrooms and hallways. Masks are strongly encouraged while outdoors for everyone, although if you are not vaccinated mask-wearing is required.
Concert-goers are urged to arrive at least 90 minutes early to get through the safety and security checks.
The changes can be viewed here.