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Milwaukee’s Summerfest Offers COVID-19 Refunds

Festival Is Set To Run First Three Weekends In September

Summerfest, 2018
Summerfest photo from June 27, 2018. Gretchen Brown/WPR

Officials organizing Milwaukee’s signature summer music festival are offering ticket refunds for people who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Officials who run Summerfest announced on Tuesday that attendees will have to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to get through the gates.

The festival is set to run on the first three weekends in September.

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that festival officials announced late Friday that anyone seeking a refund must file a request with their original point of purchase online or at the festival box office by Monday.

Processing of refunds could take up to a week.