Pennsylvania has seen an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases in recent days. Nearly 1,000 new cases on July 27, the highest since May, is alarming public health experts and raising questions about Musikfest attendance next week.
Musikfest is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of people to Bethlehem in two weeks.
Musikfest is getting rid of paper food and beverage tickets and switching to debit and credit cards for transactions.
With the state set to lift the mask mandate by the end of the month, and Musikfest coming back this summer without any restrictions, there are signs that the pandemic may be winding down.
Musikfest, which claims to be the largest free concert festival in the country, is set to return this summer.