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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Songs of Summer Outdoor Concert Series
How early should I arrive for Songs of Summer?
Doors will be opened 45 minutes prior to each event. We recommend that you do not arrive earlier than this time. Once you enter the building a Gateway staff member will check you in and ask you some COVID-19 screening questions. Once you have been checked in you will be directed to enter the outdoor concert space.
Where do I park and how much does it cost?
City of Richmond pay parking lot at Gateway Theatre
Cost: $2.75 per hour
$5.50 per 3 hours for Gateway Theatre patrons
Select the Gateway Theatre option on the parking meter
FREE from 9pm to 7am
Cash & Credit Cards Accepted
How do I get to Gateway via transit?
Canada Line: Richmond-Brighouse Station
Bus: 401 & 407
For specific directions, visit Translink's trip planning website.
Can I buy tickets in person?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our Box Office is currently closed and ticket are available for purchase online only.
Will tickets be made available day-of?
Advance tickets are available for purchase online via the Gateway Theatre ticketing page: www.gatewaytheatretickets.com
If there are any remaining tickets, they will be made available for purchase at the door prior to each event.
If you have any questions or concerns about the online ticketing process please send an email to email@example.com. A representative will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible. Our Box Office is not currently staffed and in-person ticket purchases are not available.
I bought tickets online, how do I receive my tickets?
When purchasing tickets online, you will be emailed an e-ticket to print out at home or store on your mobile device.
Can I exchange my tickets for a different concert?
Requests for ticket exchanges will be received up to 48 hours prior to the concert you have tickets for.
Do you provide refunds for Songs of Summer?
If you have purchased tickets to an in person event but are no longer able to attend due to illness, you will be provided a full refund. For more information on refunds please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A representative will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.
Can I purchase a ticket as a gift?
Yes. After you make a purchase, you can forward the e-ticket to your lucky recipient.
What if I lose my tickets?
We can re-send your e-tickets to your email address. Please contact our Box Office via email@example.com for assistance.
Do you have a group price?
Group pricing is not currently available.
Can I bring children to Songs of Summer?
Yes! Children of all ages are welcome to attend, provided you have purchased a ticket for them. Please use your discretion as, due to COVID safety requirements, all children will need to be able to remain seated for the duration of the event.
What if I arrive after the performance has started?
Don't worry! We'll get you checked in and admitted into the outdoor concert space as quickly as possible. Due to the relaxed nature of these concerts, attendees will be free to enter and exit the concert space as needed.
Do you have accessible seating?
Yes. We will be holding space within the outdoor concert area for wheelchair users and people with mobility concerns. If you would like to discuss your accessibility needs, please contact our Box Office via firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I find my seat?
After checking in, you will be able to select your own spot within the outdoor concert area. We greatly encourage patrons to bring their own seating supports such as lawn chairs, pillows and blankets to supplement their concert experience.
Will refreshments, snacks, or chairs be available at Songs of Summer?
To ensure everyone’s safety, Gateway Theatre will not be providing refreshments, snacks, or chairs. We greatly encourage patrons to bring their own water, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, and seating supports such as lawn chairs, pillows and blankets to supplement their concert experience.
COVID SAFETY PROCEDURES
Will I need to show proof of vaccination to attend Songs of Summer?
No. The requirement to show proof of vaccination does not come into effect until September 13 and does not apply to outdoor events. We will not be asking any Songs of Summer attendees to disclose their vaccination status.
How will physical distancing be maintained?
Throughout your visit you will be required to follow posted signage and maintain a distance of at least three meters between yourself and any person who is not a member of your household. Once your party has been checked in you may enter the outdoor concert space and select an area of your choice in which to sit, provided a distance of at least three meters is maintained between yourself and other groups. All attendees are required to remain seated while inside the outdoor concert space, unless moving to or from the washroom facilities. To support physical distancing, Songs of Summer concerts will not include an intermission and the bar/concession will remain closed.
- You have a physical or medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask
- You are a child under the age of 12
- Upon entering the building
- Before exiting the building
- After handling any high-touch items (such as door handles, washroom fixtures…etc)
- Nausea and vomiting
- New or worsening cough
- Loss of sense of smell or taste
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat and painful swallowing
- Stuffy or runny nose
- New muscle aches
- Loss of appetite
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Please turn off all electronic devices for the duration of the show.
Please limit your use of fragrances as some patrons may have allergies.