Do You Need a Negative COVID Test to Enter Lollapalooza Next Weekend?

The four-day music festival will be held at Chicago's Grant Park at full capacity from July 29 to Aug. 1

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Lollapalooza, one of Chicago's biggest summer events, is set to return next weekend with new health protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chicago's largest music festival will be held at full capacity from July 29 to Aug. 1, organizers announced.

To enter Lollapalooza, concert-goers must provide a printed copy of the COVID vaccine card, vaccine record or negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of entering.

For those who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, a mask is required while inside the festival at all times.

"Certainly an outdoor setting is lower risk than an indoor setting and when we pair that with the agreement that the people attending will be vaccinated or tested every day that really is about as low risk a setting as we can have," Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Tuesday. "And so we felt confident that we would be able to move ahead without capacity restrictions. Certainly from a planning perspective, you know, the organizers of all events know that it's possible things could change with COVID, but we expect at this point that we would be able to have that event at full capacity."

If a person tests positive for COVID within 72 hours of the festival, organizers said the individual is allowed a refund by sending the order number and ticket details to

Lollapalooza's lineup for the 2021 festival in Chicago's Grant Park this summer includes headliners like the Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Tyler the Creator and Miley Cyrus.

Other artists scheduled to perform include DaBaby, Marshmello, Illenium, Journey, Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch.

Here's a look at the full lineup:

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