SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento’s Aftershock festival is joining the growing list of events requiring attendees to be either vaccinated for COVID-19.
On Wednesday, Aftershock’s organizers announced the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for attendees of the upcoming festival. Fans will either need to show proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.READ MORE: Scott Peterson Set To Be Re-Sentenced For Murder Of Pregnant Wife
The negative test will need to have been obtained within 72 hours of the first day of the festival, organizers say.
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Masks will also be required in any indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status, while organizers will also strongly urge fans to wear a mask anywhere else in the camp or festival grounds.
Other large festivals that have recently announced similar COVID-19 vaccine requirements for guests include Tennessee’s Bonnaroo and Wisconsin’s Summerfest, among others.MORE NEWS: Deputies Searching For Home Invasion Robber Who Targeted Mountain House Residence
Aftershock is scheduled to place at Discovery Park Oct. 7-10. Metallica and the Misfits are the headliners, with Limp Bizkit getting top billing for the new Thursday night kickoff to the festival.