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For the safety of our attendees, the Uptown Swingout
is being held as a vaccine-only, masked-up event.

We are following CDC guidelines regarding in-person attendance.

You must be vaccinated to attend the event. You will be required to show proof of vaccination and acknowledge that you have received the full dose of COVID-19 vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Additionally, all attendees will be required to wear masks indoors during the event.

Read more about our policy below.

Proof of vaccination

Example of proofs include the following:

1. Official vaccination card

2. Photo of vaccination card

3. Vaccination documentation in official health provider app


All forms of proof of COVID-19 vaccination must have:

1. Personal identifiers (full name plus at least one other identifier such as date of birth or passport number) that match the personal identifiers on the passenger’s passport or other travel documents

2. Name of official source issuing the record (e.g., public health agency, government agency, or other authorized vaccine provider)

3. Vaccine manufacturer and date(s) of vaccination

Masks for all attendees
  • ALL ATTENDEES will be required to wear an N95 or KN95 mask approved by the CDC (no cloth masks accepted at the Uptown Swingout) at all times except when drinking or eating.

  • INSTRUCTORS AND MUSICIANS will be required to take rapid tests throughout the event (see testing information below) and, having received a negative result, will be able to remove their masks for classes & performances.

    • If you have received the CDC recommended vaccine, which includes both a primary series (of Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) AND at least one booster, then you will be required to test once every 48 hours.

    • If you received a different WHO-approved vaccine or did not receive a booster, you will be required to test once every day.

We ask that you take reasonable preventative measures, including agreeing to avoid all indoor spaces with other people (other than those you live with) for BOTH the 10 days leading up to the Uptown Swingout and while in Minneapolis during Uptown Swingout. When unavoidable, you acknowledge that you will wear a mask in all of those situations.

Leading Up to the Event

You confirm that:

  • You have not tested positive for COVID-19 within 10 days prior to attending Uptown Swingout.

  • You are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at, including:

    • Fever or chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea

  • You are not under any self-quarantine orders.

During the Event
  • You acknowledge that you will be masked throughout the event.

  • You acknowledge that if you are experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms prior to attending, you will not attend the Uptown Swingout (see Health Acknowledgement below).

  • If you are in attendance at the Uptown Swingout and begin experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms, you acknowledge that you will get a COVID-19 rapid test and present a negative result before rejoining the event (see Health Acknowledgement below).

  • You acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present and that you choose to attend the Uptown Swingout.

  • You acknowledge that if at any point during your stay you do not meet the acknowledgements, you will no longer attend the Uptown Swingout.

Attendees who cannot confirm all of the above requirements and acknowledgements cannot attend the Uptown Swingout​.

There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public space where people are present. In redeeming tickets and attending the Uptown Swingout, you agree that entry is at your own risk and you voluntarily and expressly assume all risks associated with entry. The Uptown Swingout has put in place policies and preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but cannot guarantee that exposure to or infection with COVID-19 will not occur while at the event.

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