Madison Square Garden Shares COVID-19 Protocol and Announces October Concert Date
Madison Square Garden has announced that they will be allowing a limited capacity of fans will be able attend sporting events and games. The news comes along with their new re-opening plan in which they hope to provide a safe and socially distant environment for anyone who walks through the venue doors.
There has even been a concert date added to the 2021 calendar. Maluma, a Columbian pop artist will be hitting the stage Friday, October 1st as long as COVID-19 numbers stay on a downward decline.
The news of Madison Square Garden’s opening plan came about via announcement on their website:
“We are thrilled to welcome fans back to Madison Square Garden, following the state’s decision to allow New York’s arenas to operate at 10% capacity. Our first events with fans will be New York Knicks and New York Rangers games, with Knicks beginning February 23 and Rangers beginning February 26. We want you to know that your health and safety remain our top priority, and we have worked closely with state and health officials to develop the strongest operating protocols with the goal of providing a safe and enjoyable experience”
For fans attending events, they will need to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event with the venue having on-site health screenings prepared to ensure a safe environment. Everyone will have to remain wearing a mask throughout the duration of the events and will be placed in a pod style seating arrangement. For more information on Madison Square Garden’s COVID-19 protocols, please click here.