In accordance with City of Chicago requirements, full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results will be required to attend Lollapalooza 2021.
For patrons who are not fully vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours (3 days) of attending Lollapalooza. If you are planning on attending the festival for 4 days you will need to get tested again and bring new proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
For example: You have a negative test on Thurs July 29 and attend the festival Thurs, Fri, and Saturday. You will need a new/additional negative COVID-19 test to enter before you attend the festival on Sunday August 1, 2021.
Lolla 2021 Entry Procedures
- Comply with the Lollapalooza Fan Health Pledge
- Each day, Bring a printed copy of your Vaccine Card, Vaccine Record, or Negative COVID-19 test
- Bring your Festival Wristband
- If you are unvaccinated, wear a mask throughout your time onsite.
- Please also remember our updated bag policy – CLEAR BAGS ONLY – and No liquids are allowed to be brought into Lollapalooza.
Based on the latest advice from the Chicago Department of Public Health, Lollapalooza will require masks in any indoor spaces at Grant Park beginning Saturday. We encourage all fans attending the festival to bring a mask as they attend the final two days of the festival.
Lollapalooza Fan Health Pledge
We ask that you not attend if any of the following is true for you or anyone in your party:
Within 14 days before attending the festival you have tested positive, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19;
Within 48 hours prior to attending the festival, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention);
Within 14 days prior to attending the festival, you have travelled to any international territory identified by federal or applicable state or local governments as being subject to travel or quarantine advisories due to COVID-19.
GUIDANCE FROM THE CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ON COVID-19
Before the event:
- Get vaccinated! (Getting vaccinated now will still give you some protection for Lollapalooza weekend – though if you are not Fully Vaccinated, you will still need a negative test)
- Bring your vaccine card or proof of negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours
- Reminder from the FBI: If you make or buy a fake COVID-19 vaccination record card, you endanger yourself and those around you, and you are breaking the law
At the event:
- Wear a mask if you are unvaccinated
- If you are unvaccinated or at high risk for severe COVID-19, avoid crowded areas of the festival and stay at least 6 feet away from other groups
- Activate your wristband and register for Cashless so that you can make purchases at the festival with your wristband
- Avoid physical contact with people outside of your party
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or with hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol
- Limit consumption of substances. Consuming alcohol or substances may make you less likely to follow COVID-19 safety measures
- Do not attend Lollapalooza if you have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea), even if you have been vaccinated
- Do not attend Lollapalooza if you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days. People who have tested positive for COVID-19 and cannot attend the festival can receive a refund
After the event:
- Remember that shows outside of the festival may have different COVID-19 protocols
- Outdoor music events are safer than indoor events
- Outdoor dining options are safer than indoor dining options
- If you are attending an indoor event and are unvaccinated, wear a mask and maintain 6-foot distance from other parties
When you get home:
- Stay home and get tested if you develop any symptoms of COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated