Here Now The Columbia Cup Will Work For Fans – Details
Thanks to information provided by the Tri-City Water Follies organization and information from our press partner KNDU-NBC TV, here is how the boat races and events of 2021 will play out.
Now remember that some of these limitations could the change comes on July 1, when the state of WA is supposed to “fully open up” according to Inslee and officials.
The information below does not take into account the vaccinated sections or a possible relaxation of crowd limits. Here’s what’s in effect for today, through KNDU-TV and Water Follies Director Kathy Powell:
- “The reception tents have been abolished. Banks will be open to the public.
- Tickets will be limited to 9,000 spectators on the Kennewick side and 9,000 on the Pasco side. A total of 18,000 tickets will be available.
- Tickets will be available around the end of June.
- Daily general admission tickets and VIP parking will be available.
- Tickets will also be divided into “zones” for the Pasco and Kennewick side.
- Vendors will be limited to complying with the Governor’s outdoor dining guidelines. “
The latter is sort of a broad base, and like the potential, the possible changes in crowd size could be altered over time.
9000 is the unique “standard” edict for crowds rejected by the State and Inslee. I’m not sure where they got this number exactly, there has never been a breakdown or explanation of why number 9K is being used.
It is not yet known whether the vaccination sections will allow greater capacity, moreover, this is an outdoor event … in the summer, where the effect of COVID would be mitigated by the warmer weather.
Fans are encouraged to check out Water Follies website once or twice a week for updates and more information.