In accordance with local guidelines, there will be no vaccination, testing or masking requirements at Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival.
However, the event shall be presented in accordance with applicable public health conditions as of the date of the event and which may change at any time as determined by federal, state or local government agencies or instrumentalities, artists or the promoter; such requirements may include, without limitation, changes to capacity, attendance procedures and entry requirements, such as proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test, and other protective measures such as requiring attendees to wear face coverings. If any ticket holder does not comply with any laws, mandates, health orders or directives, promoter or event terms, conditions or rules, then the promoter or event operator may refuse admission to the event or require the ticket holder to leave the venue and such ticket holder will not be entitled to a refund.
COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. There is an inherent and elevated risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place or place where people are present and there is no guarantee, express or implied, that those attending the festival will not be exposed to COVID-19.
ATTENDEE PROMISE & HEALTH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
All attendees agree to follow festival policies (including health and safety policies) and posted instructions while at the festival. According to the CDC, older adults and people of all ages with serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk of death or severe illness from COVID-19. All attendees should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend the festival. By entering the festival, attendees voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and confirm that they will adhere to local quarantine mandates and the CDC quarantine requirements, available at:
Security and safety are of utmost importance. We work hand in hand with law enforcement and public safety agencies to help ensure the safety of our events. Because of those very same concerns, we are unable to publicly comment on detailed, specific actions which are taken. Some of the security measures you will notice upon your arrival such as bag checks, walk-through metal detectors for all attendees, staff and performers.
Please note that we will implement searches upon festival entry. Please arrive early and note the Prohibited Items list, these will be confiscated / surrendered upon entry. In the event of an emergency, information may be relayed on the video screens, over the audio system, and/or through mobile notifications. If you, or a friend, require medical assistance please locate your nearest medical tent or alert a staff member.
And remember: if you see something, say something. Flag down any staff member or Public Safety official if you notice something that doesn’t seem quite right.
Not Allowed In Venue:
NO Aerosol Products Incl. Sunscreen
NO Air Horns
Service Animals Allowed
Incl. Inflatable, Folding
NO Chain Wallets / Chain Belts
NO Cameras (Professional)
NO Detachable Lens / No DSLRs
NO Discriminative or appropriative items
NO Divisive symbols or inappropriate imagery
NO Drones or Remote Control Vehicles or Toys
NO Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia
Prescriptions must be in properly labeled containers that match the holder’s ID. (No pillboxes.)
Incl. Fireworks, Explosives, Road Flares
NO Flags or Totems
NO Flyers, Samples, Giveaways, Promotional Items
NO Glass, Metal, Aluminum or Steel Containers
Incl. Refillable Water Bottles
NO Musical Instruments
NO Kites or Sky Lanterns
NO Laptop Computers or Tablets
NO Laser Pointers
NO Outside Food or Beverage
NO Personal Vehicles
Bicycles, Skates, Scooters, Skateboards, Hoverboards, Segways, Electric Scooters (Birds, Limes), etc.
Personal Mobility Devices for ADA Guest Are Allowed.
NO Sharpies, Markers, Paint Pens
NO Sleeping Bags
NO Stuffed Animals
NO Tarps, Tents
NO Toy Guns, Water Guns or Sling Shots
NO Weapons Of Any Kind
Guns, Ammo, Pocket Knives, Tasers, Pepper Spray/Mace, etc.
Including off-duty law enforcement or concealed carry permits.
Any item deemed inappropriate by festival security
CODE OF CONDUCT
Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and fun experience for every one of our guests.
These actions can get you removed from Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival :
Irresponsible or unsafe use of alcohol.
Accessing restricted areas without proper credentials.
Taunting, abusive or offensive language.
Obscene or offensive gestures, including the use of obscene or offensive gestures through imagery or symbolism including banners, signs and other means of visual propaganda.
Possession/use/sale of illegal drugs.
Public urination or defecation (outside of a proper and/or public restroom).
Fighting or engaging in any action that may harm, endanger, threaten or bring discomfort to anyone.
Damage, destruction, vandalism or theft of any property.
Participating in any activity that humiliates anyone or insults their human dignity.
Fraudulently claiming a disability or abusing ADA services.
Any individual who violates this Code of Conduct may be IMMEDIATELY removed from the festival grounds and have their Festival Wristband and parking privileges revoked, without refund. Law enforcement may be notified.