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Due to current restrictions on attendance, we have put the following operations plan in place:
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Is there a charge for admission? Yes. Tickets are $5 per person. A ticket must be purchased for each person, regardless of age.
Do I need a ticket to attend the “Taste of the Fair?” Yes, due to the current State of Vermont Department of Health guidelines, all attendees will be required to reserve a spot during dedicated timeslots. This can be done online at www.ChamplainValleyFair.org. Tickets cannot be obtained at the event. There are only 150 tickets available for each timeslot.
How long is each timeslot? Each session will last 45minutes. Attendees will be required to vacate the premise when their session ends.
Will tickets be mailed to us? No, you will be required to reserve your timeslot online. You will receive an email with your tickets. You are required to print your tickets from home and bring with you or download them to your phone. We will scan your ticket through your window.
Will the Champlain Valley Exposition be required to store information for tracing purposes? Yes. When you purchase your tickets, we will be required to take your name, the names attending with you, your phone number, and e-mail address.
Am I required to wear a mask? All attendees must wear a mask when not in their car. We strongly encourage attendees to bring their own masks. There will be sanitizer at every booth. All food concessionaires will be wearing a mask.
What is being done to ensure social distancing? Every concessionaire will have dedicated order and pick-up spots. There will be measured markers to ensure social distancing. All concessionaires are separated by at least ten feet.
What steps are being taken to ensure the event is sanitized? In between each 45-minute timeslot, 15minutes are being dedicated to cleaning every surface. This includes food concessionaires, booths, and bathrooms.
Will bathrooms be made available? The bathrooms in the midway will be opened. There will be one CVE staff member in each bathroom to sanitize regularly.
How long is each timeslot? Each timeslot will be an hour long. Attendees will have 45 minutes to order their food and return to their cars. We strongly encourage people to arrive 15 minutes before their timeslot.
Where is the entrance to the event? All attendees should come through Gate B on Pearl Street (the main gate by the large sign). There will be ample signage and cones to direct attendees to “Green Gate” where they will be queued up. A traffic map can be found on our website, www.ChamplainValleyFair.org.
Will there be seating? No. There will be no seating. All food must be eaten while social distancing in or around your car.
What types of food will be available? Fried Dough – French Fries – Gourmet Burgers – Bloomin’ Onion – Candy Apples – Deep-Fried Tacos – Lemonade – Brazilian BBQ – Corn Dogs – Cotton Candy – Fajitas – Loaded Tater Tots – Cheese-steaks – Italian Sausage – Shaved Ice – Deep Fried Oreos – Deep-Fried Grilled Cheese Cuisine – Taco Salads – Bacon on a Stick
Will vendors be able to take credit/debit cards? We are strongly encouraging all food concessionaires to take electronic payments.
Will there be an ATM on-site? Yes. An ATM will be made available near the State Building and by the radio station booth.