UPDATE 8/24/21

Pickin’ in the Pines and Coconino County have updated protocols and put in place preventative measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, we cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19.

Please follow CDC guidelines and take advantage of the protocols put in place by Pickin’ in the Pines and Coconino County while attending the festival. By attending Pickin’ in the Pines you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Pickin’ in the Pines and Coconino County promote the current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), and Coconino County Health & Human Services (CCHHS) during this year’s festival. See the CDC website for more information on choosing safer activities or considerations for events and gatherings to learn more about their recommendations.

Recent changes to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have resulted in the following changes for the upcoming Pickin’ in the Pines festival as it pertains to COVID-19 protocols.

All individuals, whether vaccinated or not, are required to wear a mask while indoors. Since all events at Pickin’ in the Pines will take place outside, this guideline refers to all restrooms located within Pepsi Amphitheater, the campgrounds and the commercial building restrooms located near the workshop stage tent. **Please bring your masks with you to the festival.**

Guests are also encouraged to wear face coverings while outdoors if in a crowded area and if you are not able to physically distance.

Additional Pickin’ in the Pines COVID-19 Protocols include:

  • Requiring all staff, volunteers, and vendors to wear masks indoors.
  • Providing hand sanitizer throughout the festival areas.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting commonly touched surfaces throughout the event.
  • Encouraging physical distancing when individuals are in the festival areas.

We ask that all guests practice the following COVID-19 mitigation strategies:

  • Frequently wash and/or sanitize your hands
  • Practice physically distancing whenever possible & wear a mask when unable to physically distance
  • Try to remain within your cohort/household as much as possible, especially when enjoying entertainment or eating/drinking.
  • Avoid touching your face as much as possible
  • Cover coughs and sneezes using a tissue or the inside of your elbow. Throw tissues immediately in the trash.
  • Be alert for symptoms of COVID-19 and leave the facility if you exhibit symptoms (listed below)

Please remember to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 prior to attending this event.
Stay home if:

  • You have recently tested positive for COVID-19
  • Are waiting for COVID-19 test results
  • You or someone in your household has had close contact with a person who has tested positive for, or who has the following symptoms of, COVID-19:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Check out this Google COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool before heading to the festival if you’re feeling sick!

Please note, these guidelines are subject to change and will be updated as needed.