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Word of South 2022

COVID-19 Precautions

Keeping Word of South Safe!

We’re so honored to be one of the first Tallahassee events held in person this year! We’ve worked with local officials to ensure Word of South 2021 follows CDC recommended guidelines and procedures, as your safety is our top priority. Please see below for the ways we’re working to keep our community safe during this year’s festival.

Limited Attendance

Festival attendance will be limited this year and tickets will be required to enter the event. You'll be able to sign-up for a free ticket in advance to secure your spot. We do not anticipate being able to accommodate walk-up patrons this year.

Entrance Points

There will be designated entry points into the park to allow us to monitor capacity and check tickets.


Masks will be required to attend the festival, and WOS will provide a free mask for attendees who may need or want one.

Stage Capacity

Additional stages will be added and there will be a maximum occupancy at each stage to avoid overcrowding and allow for social distancing. Attendees are encouraged to bring your own chairs or blankets. All of our stages in 2021 will be outside, with tarp-covered shade areas for attendees rather than enclosed tents.

Hand Sanitizing

Multiple hand washing stations will be available and hand sanitizer will be available at each stage location.

Virtual Livestreaming

Two or three select events will be available via livestream so that you can enjoy the festival no matter your comfort level.

VIP Precautions

Precautions will be enforced in the VIP area to account for increased personal distance and sanitation.

Kids’ Fest

Our Kids' Fest includes a partnership to host the interactive Storybook Village as part of the Festival. More details about our Kids' Fest may be found here.

With these policies and procedures established, we’re looking forward to hosting wonderful talent at this year’s Word of South festival for our community to enjoy! For any further questions regarding our health and safety plan, please fill out a form below.

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