COVID-19

HEALTH UPDATES
SANTA BARBARA

COVID-19

Both Friday and Saturday events take place completely outdoors and masks will not be required. Despite our stringent cleaning and sanitizing protocols, we cannot control all circumstances.  By entering the festival, you acknowledge that you assume any risks associated with attending our festival, including but not limited to a risk of injury or illness. Do not enter if you have a cough or fever.

 

Current Mask Updates

​In compliance with California Department of Public Health and CDC recommendations:

 

Outdoors - Per the CDC you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor settings.

  • In areas with high numbers of COVID-19 cases, consider wearing a mask in crowded outdoor settings and for activities with close contact with others who are not fully vaccinated.

 

Vaccination

The California Wine festival recommends attending group events only when fully vaccinated.

 

Health

Please do not attend if any of the following is true:

  • Within 14 days of attending, you have tested positive or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Within 48 hours prior to attending, you have experienced flu-like symptoms or COVID-19 symptoms including but not limited to a fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19.

 

Sanitization

​Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly.

Hand sanitizer stations will be set up throughout the venue for your comfort as well as additional sanitizing and cleaning protocols.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The event is outdoors, do I have to wear a mask?

 

Masks are not currently required for outdoor events in California; however, they are strongly recommended. Please note that events will be presented in accordance with applicable public health conditions as of the date of such event and which may change at any time as determined by federal, state or local government agencies or instrumentalities, artists or the promoter; such requirements may include, without limitation, changes to capacity, attendance procedures and entry requirements, such as proof of vaccination and/or a negative test, and other protective measures.

 

Limit of Liability

Important Notice Affecting Your Rights, Health and Safety: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus) exists in public places where groups of people are present. By purchasing or otherwise accepting a ticket to any California Wine Festival event, you are acknowledging that you understand this inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19, including serious illness and death, in public places where groups of people are present, such as the California Wine Festival. This risk extends beyond you to people with whom you may come into contact who may thereafter be exposed to COVID-19. By attending the event, you and your guests are voluntarily assuming all risks related to COVID-19 exposure.