UPDATE – Negative “At-Home” Over-The-Counter Covid Tests Now Accepted

COVID Safety Protocols are in affect for all Gilda’s LaughFest events. Upon admittance to the host venue, all Attendees and any Accompanying Parties will be required to present a valid government-issued photo ID and one of the following:

  • An official, government-issued vaccination card listing the Attendee’s name and dates that the second dose was administered at least fourteen (14) days prior to event OR
  • A photo or digital version of an official government-issued vaccination card listing the Attendee’s name and dates the last dose was administered at least fourteen (14) days prior to event OR
  • A printed or digital negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid test administered by a healthcare professional within 72 hours of the event that includes the Attendee’s name and date the last test was administered OR
  • A photo of a negative over the counter (“At-home”) COVID test and with your valid government-issued photo ID next to it. Please make sure both the ID and the negative result are visible in the same, singular photo.

GILDA’S LAUGHFEST TICKET TERMS & CONDITIONS

By attending a LaughFest event, ticketed or donation base, the attendee, on their own behalf and on behalf of any accompanying minor (together, “ATTENDEE”), agrees to the following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”). Gilda’s LaughFest may update the terms of the Agreement at any time, without notice, and Attendee’s use of this ticket after such change is posted will mean that Attendee accepts such change(s). Attendee is solely responsible for reading and understanding the Agreement before using their ticket and/or attending a Gilda’s LaughFest event.

AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE WHERE PEOPLE ARE PRESENT. COVID-19 IS AN EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT CAN LEAD TO SEVERE ILLNESS AND DEATH REGARDLESS OF PRECAUTIONS THAT MAY BE TAKEN. ATTENDEE, ON THEIR OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES (AS DEFINED BELOW), AGREES TO (A) ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19 AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, AND (B) COMPLY WITH ALL RELATED HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES OF GILDA’S LAUGHFEST CLUB AND THE HOST VENUE.

Attendee, on their own behalf and on behalf of any Accompanying Parties (as defined at the conclusion of this paragraph), consents to all relevant policies and protocols issued by the Gilda’s LaughFest and/or the Host Venue, including, without limitation, any policies and protocols regarding security, personal conduct and health and safety, (defined below), all of which, due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, may continue to be updated from time to time between purchase of event ticket and the Event date, and (ii) all current guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and all applicable laws and policies of federal, state, city and local authorities. Attendee acknowledges that Gilda’s LaughFest and their event partners have no liability for Attendee’s and/or any Accompanying Parties’ person or property. An “Accompanying Party” is any accompanying party for whom Attendee retains a ticket to attend the Event with Attendee (each of whom Attendee represents have authorized Attendee to act on their behalf in accepting the applicable Agreement terms) (collectively, the “Accompanying Parties”).

ATTENDEE HEALTH PROMISE

Attendee acknowledges and understands that, if infected with COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease (as defined at the conclusion of this paragraph), Attendee and/or any Accompanying Parties may infect others that they may subsequently come in contact with, even if they are not experiencing or displaying any symptoms of illness, and that the risk of exposure to others remains at all times.

Attendee agrees that neither Attendee nor any Accompanying Party will attend the Event if they are subject to quarantine or isolation recommendations under current guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control, which can be viewed at: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1227-isolation-quarantine-guidance.html, or if they are currently experiencing symptoms of Communicable Disease.

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICIES

COVID Safety Protocols are in affect for all Gilda’s LaughFest events. Upon admittance to the host venue, all Attendees and any Accompanying Parties will be required to present a valid government-issued photo ID and one of the following:

  • An official, government-issued vaccination card listing the Attendee’s name and dates that the second dose was administered at least fourteen (14) days prior to event OR
  • A photo or digital version of an official government-issued vaccination card listing the Attendee’s name and dates the last dose was administered at least fourteen (14) days prior to event OR
  • A printed or digital negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid test administered by a healthcare professional within 72 hours of the event that includes the Attendee’s name and date the last test was administered OR
  • A photo of a negative over the counter (“At-home”) COVID test and with your valid government-issued photo ID next to it. Please make sure both the ID and the negative result are visible in the same, singular photo.

Host Venue’s may have additional policies in place that Attendee and any Accompanying Party agree to follow, including but not limited the wearing of face masks by individuals two and older that fully cover the nose and mouth.

Failure to meet safety protocols may result in Attendee and any Accompanying Parties being denied admittance to the event without refund.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK RELATED TO COVID-19 AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Attendee, on their behalf and on behalf of any Accompanying Parties, acknowledges and expressly assumes all risks that are in any way related to or arising from being exposed to or contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease in the Host Venue. By using their ticket and/or attending the event, Attendee is acknowledging and confirming, on behalf of Attendee and any Related Parties (as defined at the conclusion of this paragraph) both now and in the future, that Attendee understands and expressly assumes the risk that Attendee and/or any Accompanying Parties may be exposed to COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. Attendee expressly understands that these risks include contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease and the associated dangers, medical complications and physical and mental injuries, both foreseen and unforeseen, that may result from contracting COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. Attendee further acknowledges and understands, on their own behalf and on behalf of any Accompanying Parties, that any interaction with the general public poses an elevated, inherent risk of being exposed to and contracting Communicable Disease, including, but not limited to, COVID-19, that it cannot be guaranteed that Attendee and/or any Accompanying Parties will not be exposed, and that as such, potential exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease are risks inherent in Attendee’s decision to use this ticket that cannot be eliminated. “Related Parties” are any Accompanying Parties as well as Attendee’s and any Accompanying Parties’ personal representatives, assigns, heirs, next of kin and any other person or entity that may be entitled to make a claim on their behalf.

ON THEIR OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ANY RELATED PARTIES, ATTENDEE, WAIVES, RELEASES, DISCHARGES, HOLDS HARMLESS, AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE THE RELEASED PARTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM, LIABILITY OR DEMAND OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE, EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH, OR RELATE IN ANY WAY TO, (A) USE OF THIS TICKET, (B) PRESENCE AT THE HOST VENUE OR (C) PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT OR ANY RELATED ACTIVITIES ARRANGED, PROMOTED AND/OR SPONSORED BY THE RELEASED PARTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE CLAIMS THAT ARISE AS A RESULT OF: (I) IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THE SOLE, JOINT, OR COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE, OR STRICT LIABILITY, OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, AND/OR (II) THE INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH VISITING THE HOST VENUE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION (a) ALL SPECTATOR CLAIMS; (b) ALL CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, WRONGFUL DEATH OR EXPOSURE TO OR CONTRACTION OF COVID-19 OR OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BY ATTENDEE, ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES, OR OTHER INDIVIDUALS EXPOSED TO COVID-19 OR OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BY ATTENDEE OR ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES; (c) ALL CLAIMS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SECURITY SEARCHES OR SCREENINGS OF, OR THE APPLICATION OF ANY HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS TO, ATTENDEE AND/OR ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES; AND/OR (d) ALL CLAIMS FOR INVASION OF PRIVACY, DEFAMATION, VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHT OF PUBLICITY, RIGHT OF PRIVACY OR ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF THE PRODUCTION, REPRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSMISSION, PUBLICATION, PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, BROADCAST OR EXHIBITION OF ADVERTISEMENTS, PROMOTIONS, CONTENT, PROGRAMS AND/OR MATERIALS IN WHICH RECORDINGS OR PHOTOGRAPHS OF ATTENDEE OR ANY ACCOMPANYING PARTIES FROM THE EVENT APPEAR (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED CLAIMS”).

The acknowledgements and express assumptions of risk, waivers of claims, and releases of liability contained herein are intended to be binding and full waivers of claims and releases of liability, and interpreted to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law, including with respect to any controversy, claim or dispute that may arise related to exposure or contraction of COVID-19 or other Communicable Disease. If any part hereof is held to be invalid or legally unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of the Agreement shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and fully enforceable.

BY ATTENDING AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT, ATTENDEE, ON THEIR OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF ANY RELATED PARTIES, IS DEEMED TO HAVE GIVEN A FULL RELEASE OF LIABILITY TO THE RELEASED PARTIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

IF MINOR(S) AND/OR OTHER ACCOMPANYING PARTIES ATTEND THE EVENT WITH ATTENDEE, ATTENDEE IS DEEMED TO HAVE GIVEN ALL OF THE FOREGOING GRANTS OF RIGHTS, RELEASES AND WAIVERS ON BEHALF OF: (A) SUCH MINOR(S) AS THEIR PARENT OR GUARDIAN OR AS THE AUTHORIZED AGENT OF THEIR PARENT OR GUARDIAN; AND/OR (B) SUCH OTHER ACCOMPANYING PARTIES, AS THEIR AUTHORIZED AGENT. IF ATTENDEE DOES NOT WISH TO OR IS NOT AUTHORIZED TO GRANT SUCH RIGHTS, RELEASES AND WAIVERS ON BEHALF OF: (I) SUCH MINOR(S), ATTENDEE SHOULD IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE HOST VENUE WITH THOSE MINOR(S); AND/OR (II) ANY OTHER ACCOMPANYING PARTY, SUCH ACCOMPANYING PARTY SHOULD IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE HOST VENUE.

Attendee will indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all demands, suits, claims, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), expenses and liability arising out of, incidental to or related in any way to (i) Released Claims, (ii) Attendee’s and/or any Accompanying Parties’ acts or omissions, or (iii) Attendee’s breach of any of the terms, conditions or representations made in the Agreement.

ATTENDEE AGREES THAT THE INDEMNITY OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITIES ASSUMED HEREIN ARE WITHOUT LIMIT AND WITHOUT REGARD TO THE CAUSE OR CAUSES THEREOF, INCLUDING THE SOLE, JOINT, OR CONCURRENT NEGLIGENCE OF ANY RELEASED PARTY, WHETHER ACTIVE OR PASSIVE, STRICT LIABILITY, LATENT, PATENT, OR PRE-EXISTING DEFECTS OR CONDITIONS, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF INGRESS, EGRESS, LOADING AND UNLOADING OF PERSONNEL OR CARGO.

 

GILDA’S LAUGHFEST GIFT CERTIFICATE TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Gift certificates available for purchase December 6, 2021 – January 10, 2022.
  • Option for digital certificate. If printed certificate is desired please purchase over the phone at 616.735.4242.
  • ​Certificates must be redeemed by phone to 616.735.4242.  Please redeem by January 31, 2022 for best selection of tickets.  Options after February 1 may be limited.
  • The bearer of this certificate may use the dollar amount indicated on the certificate towards the purchase of any Individual festival tickets (choices subject to availability) or Gilda’s Club merchandise.
  • Tickets purchased by gift certificates are subject to ticket holder terms and conditions including individual show safety precautions.
  • If the amount of the Ticket purchase exceeds the gift certificate value, the bearer is responsible for the amount due at time of redemption.
  • Talent for LaughFest 2022 will be announced January 2022; for detailed ticket information, please visit our website www.laughfestgr.org or call us at 616.735.4242.
  • Not redeemable for cash value or Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids Red Door 20th Anniversary Gala