Corona Virus (Covid-19) Update: New Jersey Recreational Business Closings
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Corona Virus Update: Status on New Jersey Recreational  Activities and Businesses

Your Guide to The Latest Information On Corona virus (COVID-19)  Closings of New Jersey Entertainment, Public Gatherings, and  Events

In response to this unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic crisis, and as it relates to all New Jersey Leisure activities and entertainment events, the following information is provided:

Our viewers are advised to check in with each of the restaurants, entertainment venues, event sponsors, and other non-essential businesses that are listed in our webpages, to ensure that they are open, and have not closed or cancelled.

 Updated November 16, 2020:  The State of New Jersey has issued orders
that affect public and private recreational businesses:

Effective November 17th, indoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people, effective November 23rd: Outdoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 150 people

The following indoor gatherings are exempt and may continue under the current rules – limited to 25% of a room's capacity, up to 150 people:

  • Indoor performance venues, including concert venues,
  • Restaurants with bars, and lounges that serve food and drink, however, must remove bar seating and close their indoor premises for business by 10 pm.
  • Drive-in concerts & movies, batting cages, golf ranges, shooting and archery ranges, horseback riding, recreational campgrounds, both public and private, private tennis clubs, and community gardens are permitted.
  • Fireworks displays at public and private beaches, boardwalks, and lake shores are permitted.
  • Atlantic City's casinos are permiited to be open at 25% capacity.
  • Jersey Shore beaches and boardwalks are permitted to be open.
  • Religious services/celebrations, political events, weddings; and funerals/memorial services

Indoor nightclubs that have dance floors have to remain closed. 

Those who violate the orders could be charged with a disorderly persons offense, or a second, third or fourth-degree crime.

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