Know before you go

Last Updated 11/06/2021

Know before you go

Last Updated 09/16/2021


Vaccination & Testing

For the safety of film-goers, volunteers and staff we require proof of full vaccination – OR – a negative COVID test within 72-hours of the start of the festival.

Mask Policy

For the safety of film-goers, volunteers and staff we require masks to be worn at all times inside the Pikes Peak Center.

Health Updates

Guidelines and information about the virus changes regularly. We will continue to review the most up-to-date resources, regulations, and applicable local laws, on a regular basis leading up to the festival. 


This policy is in effect November 9 and is in place until further notice. In advance of the festival, final details will be communicated to ticket and pass holders via email.  

Proof of Vaccination

Vaccination Card

All patrons, guests, sponsors, staff, media, and and volunteers the Pikes Peak Center from November 12-14 will be required to show proof that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an FDA- or WHO-approved vaccine, or provide a negative covid test (see below).

Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after a person’s second dose in a two-dose series and two weeks after a single-dose series.

Verification volunteers will be available at the two entrances to the Pikes Peak Center 60 minutes prior to the first screening of that day. You will need to bring one of the following and a photo ID to be verified:

  • Physical vaccination card
  • Digital proof of vaccination card (photo or scan) that is clear and legible

Once verified, attendees will receive a durable wristband that can be worn throughout the weekend. If the wristband is lost or damaged, please visit a Verification Volunteer to show proof according to the guidelines above, and you will receive a new wristband.

Proof of Negative COVID Test

For our unvaccinated filmgoers, you will be required to bring a negative COVID test result dated after 6pm on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. Home test results will not be accepted. 

Mask Policy

We ask that masks be worn at all times inside the Pikes Peak Center when not eating or drinking.

Health Updates

Guidelines and information about the virus change regularly. We will continue to review the most up-to-date resources, regulations, and applicable local laws, on a regular basis leading up to the festival, and communicate them via this page and via email to all pass and ticket holders ahead of the festival.


Will Call

Will Call tickets are available at the Pikes Peak Center Box Office starting November 5. Please bring a valid photo ID and the purchasing credit card to the address below to claim your tickets.

Pikes Peak Center
190 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Exchanges & Refunds

Sorry, ticket exchanges and refunds are not possible for the festival. In the event the festival is cancelled or changed due to COVID restrictions, we will communicate how this affects your tickets.

Ticket Limit

8 Ticket Purchase Limit

We love for you to bring all your friends, but eight passes or tickets is the online purchase limit. If you exceed the ticket limit, know that your order is at risk to be cancelled at the discretion of the Pikes Peak Center.

Large group ordeR 

If you need to purchase more than 8 tickets, please call us our ticketing staff at RMWF at (719) 226-0450.


Security Checkpoints

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts has implemented security checkpoints with walk-through metal detectors and bag check when you enter the building. We recommend allowing yourself extra time to navigate security when you arrive.

Pikes Peak Center Bag Policy

Large bags, backpacks or purses are not allowed by the Pikes Peak Center into the building
Do Bring:
  • Small purses/hand-held clutches (no larger than 12″ x 5″ x 12″)
  • Optional: Clear plastic bags (no larger than 12″ x 5″ x 12″).
  • Medically necessary items that have been inspected by security
  • Small diaper bags
Leave at Home:
  • Large bags or purses
  • Backpacks
  • Camera bags


Guests are prohibited from bringing any weapons on Pikes Peak Center grounds. Weapons include, but are not limited to firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, brass knuckles, sticks, clubs, batons, pepper spray, tear gas and knives.

Guests with concealed weapons permits are still prohibited from bringing weapons on premise/grounds.


Olympic Museum Lot

  • Park car & lock
  • Enter license info and unique code from your parking pass
    at any kiosk
  • Hang on to pass, enjoy the festival!
$15/Day FEsTIVAL parking
  • Park car
  • Enter license info and pay at any kiosk
  • Add ticket to windshield
  • Lock your car
  • Enjoy the festival!

El Paso County Lot

$1.25/Hr | MAX $11.25/Day garage parking
debit or credit only


  • Enter on Sawatch Street and take a ticket from the kiosk. This will raise the arm to enter.
  • KEEP YOUR TICKET! The ticket will have a QR code that will be used to exit.


  • Have your entry parking ticket with QR code and payment card ready
  • Scan the QR code on your entry ticket on the red glass at the exit kiosk.
  • Amount due will appear on the screen.
  • Enter a debit or credit card in the slot for payment (NO cash). Once the card has processed and payment accepted, the arm to exit will raise up
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