NOTE: These precautions applied to the 2020 Season. Koziars will follow CDC Guidelines for 2021 and will post updates if there are any changes. As of August 2021 Pennsyvlania is not requiring masks.
Special Precautions and Your Visit (2020)
POSTED: October 15, 2020 | REVISED: December 13, 2020
Special Update: Koziars is operational with restrictions under Governor mandates. Please watch our Facebook page for any and all updates.
We know how much friends and family love visiting Koziar’s Christmas Village, so in light of COVID-19, we have taken precautions to ensure everyone a safe and enjoyable visit.
In order to keep our employees and other guests safe please do not attend the village if you are or recently have been sick, had a fever, have cared for or have been exposed to anyone exhibiting symptoms.
We also ask that you observe Pennsylvania travel restrictions and guidelines related to Covid health and safety.
UPDATE: Effective Nov 20th, The Secretary of the Pa Department of Heath issued a new COVID-19 related travel orders effective Friday Nov 20th that states in part:
“Travelers entering Pa from other Countries of States as well as Pennsylvanians who are returning home from other countries and states, must have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 Hrs prior to entering the Commonwealth or quarantine for 14 days upon entry into Pennsylvania…”
AND also states: “The Commonwealth also does not dictate how businesses should address or implement those requirements.”
Koziar’s will not require proof of a negative Covid-19 test for entry, nor proof of residency, or any personal travel history of our guests. We do however require masks and social distancing when on property, and are following other mitigating measures such as enhanced cleaning, plexiglass, one directional walkways, and more (see below).
Please keep in mind that Koziar’s is subject to Pennsylvania Covid mandates and we are required to follow health and safety precautions to remain open and serve our guests.
Also please consider visiting the village Monday through Friday; This will help us greatly in our effort to follow required procedures.
We look forward to seeing you at Koziar’s Christmas Village!
COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES AT KOZIARS
What To Expect – Important Changes
Encouraged attendance on weeknights and extended visitor hours (as needed) to allow for better social distancing and proper 6 feet spacing of guests.
Timed Entry Passes required on PRIME NIGHTS – LEARN MORE
On non Prime Nights Koziar’s may, if needed, make use of Time Slot Cards given to guests upon arrival to regulate the number of visitors in the Village. You will be able to wait in your car, use the portable bathrooms by the entrance if needed, and most important, you will be given full time in Christmas Village for your visit.
Enhanced cleaning all around during open hours and rigorous sanitation every night.
Purell available at key locations.
Employee mask requirements and frequent hand washing during shifts.
Plastic protection screens at all registers, front gate area and all points of contact to insure safe distance between staff and guests.
Frequent sanitation at all registers.
Facial coverings for all guests required (unless a medical condition prohibits it, as per CDC, WHO and Pennsylvania mandates).
Social distancing encouraged throughout the village.
Santa visits modified to be visually pleasing while observing social distancing requirements.
Indoor capacity restrictions on indoor buildings to encourage social distancing.
One way entrance, exit, and directional pathways throughout village to minimize cross traffic.
Wheelchairs will still be available and will be sanitized between uses.
**PLEASE NOTE: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in every public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are particularly vulnerable.
By visiting KOZIARS CHRISTMAS VILLAGE, you voluntarily assume all risks of exposure to COVID-19.
Help keep yourself and others healthy and safe by practicing safe behaviors!
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