Your health and safety is our highest priority when you visit Exhibition Park.
When you visit Exhibition Park for Whoop-Up Days, you can feel confident that we’ve prioritized protecting your health. Our event will look different this year, but our health and safety protocols ensure we’ve created a healthy environment for our guests, staff, partners and community.
Lethbridge & District Exhibition is committed to delivering a safe, responsible and healthy event to our community with the necessary health and safety protocols in place.
Health and Safety Protocols
Masks will be mandatory for all indoor public spaces effective September 4, 2021 at 8 a.m. across the province of Alberta. Masks will be required indoors in the Main Pavillion marketplace and the Gas King Stage in Heritage Hall.
Our enhanced health and safety measures have been implemented throughout our operations of Whoop-Up Days. The following protocols will be in place to help protect guests, staff, partners and community:
- Mandatory temperature screening required upon entrance: Guests will be screened for flu symptoms and with a temperature check upon arrival. If flu symptoms are present, the individual will not be permitted entrance and will be asked to leave the event. If a guest’s temperature measures at 38°C, we understand that temperatures can occasionally increase with recent activity or walking. Individuals will be directed to sit for a few minutes and cool down in a designated chill zone with a bottle of water before being asked to re-check their temperature. If a temperature of 38°C is measured for a second time, the individual will not be permitted entrance and will be asked to leave the event.
- Effective September 4, 2021 mandatory masks will be required in all indoor public spaces.
- Effective September 4, 2021 liquor service will end at 10 p.m. in Heritage Hall.
- The AHS vaccination clinic will be open for walk-in vaccinations in the West Pavillion of Exhibition Place on Friday, September 3 and Saturday, September 4 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Public health recommendations are highly encouraged while visiting our venue both indoors and outdoors:
- Lethbridge & District Exhibition staff will be required to take a mandatory rapid screen test each day from September 2-5 to begin their shift with a negative screen result.
- Lethbridge & District Exhibition staff will be required to wear masks indoors and outdoors while on shift and interacting with guests.
- We have increased our communications to staff to reinforce the importance of personal preventative measures such as staying home when ill, wearing PPE and proper handwashing.
- Additional hand sanitization stations will be placed throughout the venue and exhibition grounds.
- High contact areas are consistently monitored for cleanliness. Cleaning and housekeeping staff will sanitize commonly touched areas including Pavillion door handles, railings, washrooms and portable outhouses.
- Signage will be placed throughout the venue to remind our guests of personal preventive measures they can take to avoid the spread of germs.
From our team at Lethbridge & District Exhibition, we look forward to welcoming you back and sharing a healthy event experience at Whoop-Up Days 2021.
Whoop-Up Days will run in accordance with current local public health guidelines. Updates will be posted on our website and social media channels.
Lethbridge & District Exhibition has a strict zero tolerance policy of verbal and physical abuse directed to our staff and third-party partners. Failure to comply will result in removal from our premises by official authorities.