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LAKETOWN RANCH COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICIES

Our top priority is to provide a safe Laketown Ranch experience for guests, artists, staff, volunteers, and community members. Our policies and safety plans are informed by the latest information from the BC Provincial Health Officer (PHO), the BCCDC and local health authorities.
As outlined below, proof of receiving both COVID-19 Vaccinations is now required for anyone attending an event at Laketown Ranch. We have taken this step to ensure that your experience at Laketown Ranch is as safe as possible.
As we receive further direction from the PHO or update our internal policies, any new information about the health and safety requirements will be provided and communicated to you via the email address you used to purchase or receive your event tickets.

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is Required for Admission.

  • All guests, 5 years and older, attending events at Laketown Ranch must be fully inoculated for COVID-19.
  • The second vaccination must have taken place 14 days prior to the event date. There are no exceptions to this policy.
  • In order to be admitted, all guests will be required to show their proof of COVID-19 vaccinations along with their valid, government-issued identification and their event ticket.
  • Ticket holders attempting to gain entry who have not received both of their COVID-19 vaccinations, as noted above, will be denied entry. Refunds will not be provided.
  • It is your responsibility as the ticket purchaser to advise all members of your party of this information.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination must be via government issued vaccine card, printed or digital.
  • Paper vaccine cards issued at vaccine clinics will not be accepted.
  • Entry requirements are subject to change at any time.

COVID FAQS

Do I have to be fully vaccinated?

  • Yes. You will be required to show proof of receiving a first and second COVID-19 vaccination prior to the event date in order to be admitted.
  • The second vaccination must have taken place 14 days prior to the event date. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Do I need to prove I’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19?

  • Yes. To ensure we can operate the safest events possible under the current conditions of the pandemic, all guests attending our 2022 events at Laketown Ranch will be required to show proof of receiving both COVID-19 vaccinations in order to be admitted.

How do I provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the event?

We will accept the following:

  • Digital BC Vaccine Card on your mobile device.
  • Print out of the digital BC Vaccine Card with scannable QR Code.
  • Canadian Armed Forces Vaccine record.
  • Copy of your vaccination record from the BC Services Card App that was downloaded or printed prior to the introduction of the digital BC Vaccine Card.
  • Printed letter from BC Services of your proof of inoculation.
  • Digital copy of an out of province vaccination record.
  • Paper copies of vaccine cards issued at vaccine clinics will not be accepted.

To obtain the new BC Vaccine card, follow these steps:

  • Go to: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html
  • Follow the directions on the website to get your BC Vaccine Card. You will need your date of birth, personal health number, and the date that you received one of your vaccinations to complete this easy and quick process.
  • If you do not have access to a smartphone, computer or printer, you can call 1-833-838-2323 (7am – 7pm PST) and order a paper copy, or you can visit a Service BC Office in person and have them print one for you.
  • For members of the Canadian Armed Forces, please refer to this link for information on providing proof of vaccination, and this link for your National Defence ID Card.
  • If you have previously downloaded and saved a copy of your vaccination record through the BC Services Card App — prior to the introduction of the BC Vaccine Card — that will also be accepted as proof of vaccination.
  • When you come to the event: you will need to show your valid government issued photo ID and the digital or printed version of your vaccine card in order to be admitted.
  • The information on the vaccine card must match your valid government issued photo identification to be admitted.
  • All persons, regardless of age, will be required to show valid government issued photo identification to match their vaccination card in order to be admitted. No exceptions.
  • We will not record or keep any of your information.
  • Due to counterfeit vaccination cards circulating paper cards provided at the vaccine clinics will not be accepted. Please follow the directions above to attain the documentation you will need for admission.
  • If you have received your COVID-19 vaccination(s) outside of British Columbia, please contact us at boxoffice@laketownevents.com to coordinate your proof of vaccination.
  • Keep in mind that if you plan to show both your event ticket and vaccine record on your mobile device, you will need to have both downloaded and ready to go in separate windows for quick viewing. For a smooth entry into the event, we advise printing either the ticket or vaccine record to expedite the entry process of all guests.

What is your Communicable Disease Plan (formerly COVID-19 Safety Plan)?

  • We will be developing our plan in accordance with the most up-to-date guidelines laid out by the local and provincial health authorities and Worksafe BC.

Will I need to bring a mask with me?

  • As per the current Guidelines set by the BC Provincial Health Office (BC PHO), masks are required for indoor public settings. As an outdoor event masks are not required, however, they are recommended when in close proximity to other guests.

For more information on BC’s Restart Plan, please visit:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart

For more information on BC’s Vaccination and Immunization Plan, please visit:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine