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Live Events: COVID-19 Protocols

Live Events: COVID-19 Protocols

Welcome to the City Opera House! We can’t wait to see you at an upcoming performance!

City Opera House is pleased to bring incredible talent to Traverse City and is focused on preserving the ability to gather safely together indoors for all who attend an event at the historic theater. City Opera House continues to work closely with its artists, renters and guests to ensure a safe environment for all. We appreciate your ongoing understanding and cooperation with the health and safety protocols outlined for performances at the venue.

IMPORTANT to read prior to purchasing tickets.

Your health and safety is our first priority. Please review the following information prior to purchasing tickets or attending a show.

COVID-19 Policy: It is strongly suggested and encouraged that you be masked while inside the Opera House. This policy is subject to change by venue management at any time and may change based on updated state or federal guidance or mandates. Additional protocols and procedures may be put into place for shows in collaboration with the artists/acts. Please see individual show information for further details.

In addition, ongoing health and safety precautions at the venue include:

  • Extensive cleaning and increased frequency of disinfecting procedures for all high-touch areas such as sanitizing armrests, handrails, door handles, countertops, sinks, faucets, bathroom doors, and other frequently touched surfaces.
  • Limiting contact with patron’s personal items, such as mobile devices and tickets.
  • Ensuring staff are educated about enhanced cleaning protocols and practices.
  • Monitoring the health of our staff and ensuring staff stay home when symptomatic.
  • By nature of our ticketing systems, we are able to complete contact tracing, if necessary.
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