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Pawtucket Arts Festival Has Begun! September 4th-13th

Click here to see a schedule of events!!!

Safety is our top priority and we ask that all attendees to any of our events follow the state mandated safety guidelines in regards to Covid-19.

All events will be will be free to the public, outside and open air unless otherwise specified.

All events will be ticketed events to ensure capacity maximums are met. We encourage using a smartphone to display your tickets for entry to keep entry contactless. You may also print out a ticket to display at entry but you must retain or dispose of the ticket. Tickets will not be collected by festival staff.

All customers, employees, and visitors must follow the general guidelines for wearing face masks. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the nature of some performances or demonstrations, performers on stage may not be wearing a mask.

Parties must maintain a 6 foot distance from the closest person in another party.

Parties are limited to four (4) adults or Two (2) adults and four (4) Children at Amphitheater events.

Customers must provide names, phone numbers, and the date/time of entry into the event by at least one party member which will be maintained for thirty days for the purposes of contact tracing.

Customers must fill out an online health check questionnaire, the RI self-screening tool, on the day of attendance to any events. This will be emailed to the account used to reserve tickets on the morning of the event.

All events will be free to the public unless otherwise specified. All events will be ticketed events to ensure capacity maximums are met. We encourage using a smartphone to display your tickets for entry to keep entry contactless. You may also print out a ticket to display at entry but you must retain or dispose of the ticket. Tickets will not be collected by festival staff.

Most events will require check-in 30 minutes prior to the start of the event and will open 1 hour prior to the start to allow proper time for seating.

For more information email info@pawtucketartsfestival.org

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