PuSh Blog

Covid Safety at PuSh Shows

January 07, 2022

We are thrilled to welcome you back to in-person performances for the 2022 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. We have established our COVID-19 and Communicable Disease Prevention safety policies in accordance with the current recommendations of BC’s Provincial Health Orders.

In accordance with public health orders, all venues at this year’s Festival will be seated at 50% capacity. Should restrictions be lifted, the capacity will be raised to 75%.

Please help us ensure the safety of our audience, staff, volunteers, and artists by thoroughly understanding these guidelines prior to attending a performance.


As mandated by BC provincial health authorities, all attendees must present official proof of vaccination and government-issued ID upon arrival at the venue. As of October 24, 2021, you must be fully vaccinated to enter a festival venue.

All staff, volunteers, and artists will be vaccinated.

Please see additional information regarding proof of vaccination.


All attendees are required to wear masks while inside the venue, with the exception of while eating and drinking.

All PuSh staff and volunteers will be wearing masks. 

Please do not attend a performance if any of the following are true

  • You have newly experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 10 days: fever, chills, cough, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, shortness of breath.
  • You have tested positive for COVID-19, or come in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • You are currently under order to quarantine after travel outside of Canada.

Tickets are non-refundable, with the exception of being unable to attend due to experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Please contact tickets@pushfestival.ca at least 2 hours before your scheduled performance to arrange a refund or exchange. 

Please contact us if you have questions regarding our COVID-19 policies. Thank you for your cooperation and patience, and we look forward to seeing you at the 2022 PuSh Festival!