COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

Tribeca is following all lawfully required COVID-19 health and safety protocols including NY State Department of Health guidelines and will continue to update and revise our protocols to reflect the most current safety standards - so make sure to reference this page closer to your event.


  • Capacities will be reduced at all events and venues following NY State Department of Health guidelines
  • Social distancing will be required and enforced at all times within event venues
  • Audience seating arrangement ensures guests will be seated at least six feet from guests who are not members of the same party/household/family


  • All tickets can be reserved online only. There will be no onsite box office at any venue
  • Venue teams will scan guests’ mobile phones or printed ticket
  • Ticket scanners will be sanitized regularly and only handled by venue staff
  • All merchandise stations will only accept cashless payment options


  • There will be robust staff daily check-in protocol, including health screening and temperature checks at event venues
  • Contact tracing for staff will be implemented
  • Proper use of masks and, when applicable, face shields and gloves will be required


  • Sanitizing and disinfecting of high touch surfaces, contact points and guest areas will be ongoing during operational hours
  • Complete venue sanitizing will be conducted at the opening and closing of each day
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be located throughout event venues. Hand sanitizer will contain a minimum of 60% alcohol content as recommended by the CDC


  • All guests (ages 2 and up) will be required to wear a face covering, except when actively eating or drinking, which is only permitted in your ticketed seat
  • Where applicable, contactless temperature checks will be conducted upon arrival
  • Where applicable, guest health screenings will be required prior to entry
  • All guests will be required to provide necessary information for contact tracing purposes
  • Guests are expected to comply with all laws, rules and regulations, as well as any Tribeca and/or venue safety guidelines (not limited to the above), and to act responsibly and sensibly at all times.


  • By entering a Festival venue, you are confirming that you and all persons in your party:
    • Currently do not have COVID-19 or have not been in close contact (as defined by the CDC) with someone who has COVID-19 within the last 14 days
    • Are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 (identified by the CDC), including:
      • Fever or chills
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • Fatigue
      • Muscle or body aches
      • Headache
      • New loss of taste or smell
      • Sore throat
      • Congestion or runny nose
      • Nausea or vomiting
      • Diarrhea
    • Are not under any self-quarantine orders
  • Guests who cannot confirm all of the above criteria must not enter an event venue. If at any point during their visit, a guest does not meet all of the above criteria, they and their party may be asked to leave the venue
  • By entering an event venue, you acknowledge that you understand and will abide by all health-and-safety requirements


  • We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for all of our festival attendees, but the risk of COVID-19 transmission cannot be eliminated regardless of the safety protocols implemented by Tribeca Film Festival NYC, LLC and/or Tribeca Enterprises LLC (individually and collectively referred to herein as “Organizer”)
  • By attending Tribeca Festival screenings and events, you, as a guest, understand the inherent risks and dangers involved and agree to accept and assume any and all risks of illness, injury, death, or damage to your person related to or as a result of COVID-19 and waive and release any and all claims, now known or hereafter known, against Organizer and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, successors, assigns, and sponsors