Organizers of Milwaukee’s Summerfest music celebration are planning to scale back COVID-19 precautions this year.
WTMJ Radio reported that festival organizers say guests won’t need to wear masks, show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or show proof of vaccination to enter the grounds this year.
The move comes as COVID-19 cases continue to trend downward in Wisconsin.
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Organizers canceled the festival in 2020 after the pandemic began. Last year, they moved the festival from mid-summer to early September.
Summerfest will be held on three consecutive weekends this year: June 23-25, June 30-July 2; and July 7-9. Justin Bieber is scheduled to perform on June 24 and Rod Stewart on July 7.
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