Opened and Closed

Updated April 19, 2021

New! Denver’s current public health order requires face coverings in indoor public settings and on public transportation, and sets business capacity at Level Blue beginning April 16.
Read more about the current health order

What’s Open

  • Childcare: Open
  • P-12 Schools: In-person learning is suggested
  • Higher Education: In-person, hybrid or remote as appropriate
  • Restaurants (Indoors): Up to 100% capacity with 6 feet between parties. Last call 2:00 a.m. for in-person dining/alcohol on premises. View the state’s full guidelines.
  • Bars, Taverns, Brew Pubs, Breweries, Microbreweries, Distillery Pubs, Wineries, Tasting Rooms, Special Licensees, and Clubs that do not serve food from a licensed retail food establishment: Up to 25% capacity not to exceed 75 people
  • Non-critical Manufacturing: Up to 75% posted occupancy
  • Offices: Up to 75% capacity, remote work is strongly encouraged
  • Gyms/Fitness: Up to 100% capacity with 6 feet between parties
  • Organized recreational youth or adult league sports: 50 player limit per activity, not including coaching staff and referees or umpires
  • Outdoor Guided Activities: may operate in full
  • Children’s Day Camps, Residential Camps, Youth Sports Day Camps and Exempt Single Skill Building Youth Camps: no more than 25 participants indoors and 50 participants outdoors
  • Critical and Non-Critical Retail: 75% capacity
  • Personal Services: 50% of posted occupancy limit not to exceed 50 people (whichever is fewer) per room
  • Limited Healthcare Settings: 50% posted occupancy limit not to exceed 50 people (whichever is fewer) per room
  • Indoor Events
    • Seated or unseated events with up to 500 people in a room (excluding staff) may operate at 100% capacity with 6-foot distancing between groups of up to 10 individuals.
    • Indoor events with more than 500 people must submit a variance through the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment and get final approval from the state
  • Outdoor Events:
    • Seated and unseated events with fewer than 5,000 attendees may operate at 100% capacity, with a written mitigation plan that facilitates social distancing between parties
    • Outdoor events with more than 5,000 people must consult with DDPHE before the event can occur.
  • Cigar bars/smoking lounges: 50% of posted occupancy limit, not to exceed 25 people (whichever is fewer)