Updated Safety Guidelines

Per state, county and city guidelines, everyone is strongly recommended to wear a face-covering indoors.

Here are the latest safety updates for your visit:

  • Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests indoors
  • We do not require proof of vaccinations, negative tests
  • We remain focused on maintaining the highest cleanliness and sanitization standards

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, have been exposed to COVID-19, or if you're feeling sick, you must refrain from visiting the Castle.

The State of California advises of the risk of attending large, crowded events where the COVID-19 vaccine status of others in attendance may be unknown to the individuals, particularly for populations that may not currently be eligible for vaccination, or maybe immunocompromised and whose vaccine protection may be incomplete.

In addition, please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit.


  1. What new operational procedures are in place for the Magic Castle?
    Per state and local guidelines, everyone is strongly recommended to wear a face-covering indoors.
  2. Do I need to bring proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result?
    No, we no longer require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result.
  1. Do I need to wear my face covering while inside?
    All guests, regardless of vaccination status, are strongly recommended to wear face coverings at all indoor areas of the Castle including shows.
  1. Can I still purchase masks at the Castle?
    Yes, complimentary masks are available upon request at the Front Desk.
  1. What is considered an appropriate face covering for my visit?
    Face coverings in line with the CDC’s guidelines are considered appropriate for a visit to the Castle and should cover an individual’s nose and mouth.
  1. Is hand sanitizer available?
    Yes, hand sanitizer is available in areas throughout the Castle.


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 Milt Larsen
April 9, 1931 – May 28, 2023


We’ve lost our beloved co-founder, and our hearts are hurting.


Milt passed away peacefully in his sleep just a few days after receiving special recognition of the Castle’s 60th anniversary at our 2023 awards show. The moment was deeply felt by all in attendance, and Milt received two thunderous and prolonged standing ovations. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to say thank you one last time to our cherished co-founder for bringing so much magic into all our lives.



Milt never wanted to grow up, and his childlike wonder sparked an imagination that had no boundaries. Milt was an inspiration to all of us, with a life that was full to the very last moment.



Your Board of Directors, Board of Trustees, Arlene Larsen, Erika Larsen, Jessica Hopkins, Randy and Kristy Pitchford, the staff, and everyone else who loves Milt are committed to continuing his vision and ensuring our club and its remarkable clubhouse will be with us for a long, long time.


Thank you, Milty. We love you. And we miss you.

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