Starting May 29: Massachusetts Gathering Limits Increase to 200 Indoors/250 Outdoors; Parades and Street Festivals Can Resume & Restaurant Seating Up To 10 People

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Editor’s Note: Stock photo. Portion of this report is a press release from the Baker-Polito administration.



BOSTON – Contingent on continued positive trends in the public health and vaccination data, starting on May 29, gathering limits will increase to 200 people indoors and 250 people outdoors for event venues, public settings and private settings, announced the baker-Polito administration today, May 7.

Also on May 29, parades, street festivals and agricultural festivals, after submitting safety plans to the local board of health including measures for maintaining social distance, staffing and operations plans and hygiene and cleaning protocols.  

And starting on May 29, bars, beer gardens, breweries, wineries and distilleries, which will be subject to restaurant rules with seated service only, a 90-minute limit and no dance floors.

Subject to public health and vaccination data, the restaurant guidance will be updated to eliminate the requirement that food be served with alcohol and to increase the maximum table size to 10.


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