Safety • COVID-19 Response

Last updated March 9, 2022 at 3:00 PM (MT)

We want to give you an update about our health and safety protocols. We recognize that these are challenging times for individuals and organizations as we navigate this stage of the pandemic.

As per the recent change in public health guidance, proof of vaccination and masking will no longer be required to enter the Winspear Centre, effective March 1.

Some events held at the Winspear Centre may be subject to different vaccine requirements. For more information on a specific event, please review that event’s webpage.


Please note that masks are strongly encouraged for all guests ages 2 and up inside the Winspear Centre.

Vaccination and masking policies remain in place for all staff, musicians, and volunteers.

Our policy may change in the future as circumstances evolve. Please check this page or your event’s webpage for the most up-to-date policies.


All ESO concerts offer staggered seating to encourage social distancing. For all non-ESO concerts and other events, please refer to the event page.


Food and beverages will be available for consumption in the lobby areas before the event and during the intermission (if applicable).

We encourage social distancing while you're at the Winspear Centre. We also ask that if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, do not come to the Winspear Centre. Please contact the Box Office to discuss your options.

We will be monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, and will update our protocols as needed. Please refer to your concert’s event page for show-specific information and continue to check back regularly prior to visiting the Winspear Centre.

Health & Safety FAQ

What to Expect When Attending an Event at the Winspear Centre

It will be dependent on the event. Please check your event’s webpage for more details.

It will be dependent on the event. Please check your event’s webpage for more details.

Concession services will be limited and certain restrictions will apply. Please check your Before You Arrive email that you’ll receive prior to your event for the most up-to-date information.

Water fountains will not be available to use at this time.

Yes, washrooms will be open prior to, during, and after concerts, although we have limited capacity in each washroom.

Yes, but capacity may be limited, and we ask that priority be given to patrons with limited mobility.

In order to reduce contact, coat check will not be offered until further notice.

Admission to the facility and the event of this ticket is subject to compliance with the facility protocols in effect on the date of entry to the event. Failure of any ticketholder to comply with laws or facility protocols may result in refusal of admission or expulsion.