Make sure to check out our list of reopened businesses and read below for more details on restaurants, attractions and museums, including helpful safety information. Current Travel Requirements The DC government currently requires visitors to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of traveling (and to show results if asked by a business, hotel or restaurant); to avoid visiting if you are a close contact of a confirmed positive case; and to get tested within 3-5 days of arrival if you are visiting for more than three days.
The city already requires individuals to socially distance and wear face coverings. Read more up-to-date information about traveling to the city to ensure the health and safety of visitors.
While many in-person gatherings have been impacted, local businesses, museums and festivals are hosting virtual events, which we're tracking on weekdays and weekends. Employees and patrons should socially distance and wear face coverings at all times.
Food service cafés and retail are allowed to open in line with industry standards. Recreation centers, bowling alleys, climbing gyms, squash or racquetball clubs, skating rinks and skateboard parks may open with a 50-person capacity or at 50 percent capacity in Phase Two.
You can also learn more about DC's parks and gardens and read details of currently reopened sites below. The outdoor campus at THE REACH is accessible, including pop-up wine garden and café Victory Park, which will take a short break from Dec. 25 through Jan. 9, 2021.
Access includes the playground, fitness area and tables, but note occupancy is limited, visitors are asked to sanitize hands upon entry of the playground and all organized activities require a permit. These venues can open if granted a waiver to ensure social distance measures, contact tracing and other safety protocols by Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HS EMA) to hold an arts, entertainment or cultural event.
Phase Two allows for personal services to open including hair and nail salons, massage and spas by appointment only and with strong safeguards and physical distancing in place. Barbershops and hair salons opened in Phase One with select services, Phase Two allows the reopening of tanning, tattoo, waxing, threading, electrolysis, cryotherapy, facial and other skin services and nail salons, requiring one client per employee, face coverings at all times and social distancing.
Read more about the city's requirements for retailers and check out ways that you can support some of these local businesses in the District. WHAT's enhanced cleaning measures include daily disinfecting of trains, buses and stations with mopping, wiping down high-touch surfaces or using electrostatic loggers.
Virtual, live, interactive and on-demand distance-learning programs continue at Ford's Theater's website. The museum grounds, including Temper Fidel is Memorial Park and the playground, will remain open.
According to an order by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the ban on indoor dining will go into effect Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 10 p.m. and last until Jan. 15 as an effort to flatten the curve as the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise. “Being out of work for eight months and finally coming back and starting to rebuild something and then sort of having it pulled out from under you is hard to understand,” Antonio Hurley, the General Manager of the Big Stick in Navy Yard said.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a ban on indoor dining would go into effect Wednesday in an effort to combat the growing surge of COVID-19 cases. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.
This state-by-state guide offers a status check on whether restaurants are allowed to be open for dining in (indoors and out), or whether delivery and takeout are still the norm. Keep in mind that local (county, city, and town) guidance may differ from the state, and that many restaurants may not reopen right away even if they are able.
Takeout and delivery remains an option in all areas, though, and links are provided in each region on how and what to order. This guide is compiled from online resources and is updated regularly, though all reopen dates and guidance are subject to change as local authorities reassess and update conditions.
Restaurants status: Outdoor dining allowed with restrictions D.C. restaurants can begin seating customers indoors today for the first time in more than three months as the city moves into the second phase of its reopening plan.
Tryst Trading Company owner Constantine Stavropoulos announced that Open City diner, a Wooden Park staple, will be the first property in its restaurant group to welcome customers back inside. The Washington Post reports that the five D.C. locations of progressive café Busboys and Poets will reopen with limited seating and plexiglass separating customers from tables.
Nellie’s Sports Bar owner Douglas Warren Schatz tells the Post he won’t reopen the popular drag brunch spot for indoor seating until July 4. Since Bowler enacted a dine -in ban on March 16, several restaurants have implemented takeout, delivery, and market-oriented options intended to last until there’s a medical solution for the virus.
For example, Luke Mediterranean tasting menu restaurant KOI continues to operate its vegetarian diner pop-up, Happy Gyro, for takeout. In addition to restaurants, the city is also allowing gyms and workout facilities to reopen, with a limit of five people per 1,000 square feet.
We hope the efforts of our family owned business reflect in the experience our guests have and make you feel right at home and part of our family. Our... See More. Please note that because KO Distilling operates as an ABC store, we do not have a full-service food menu.
We do have snacks available for purchase, and we encourage our guests to bring food or order delivery from one of our many local restaurants ! Top five romantic restaurant in America (Food and Wine magazine).
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Excellent Filipino food can be found in Columbia Heights. Near Georgetown, upscale bistros and farm-to-table spots are the order of the day, and Adams Morgan is home to many international restaurants and locally owned cafés.