HOW TO SAFELY ENJOY EAGAN
Enjoy Eagan is actively monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 as the safety and health of our visitors is our top priority. We are fully engaged with local and state officials to coordinate a safe return to travel and are committed to providing you with the very latest details on how to safely experience our destination.
Minnesota is in Phase III of its “Stay Safe Plan” which aims to slow the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing (remaining six feet away from others) and washing hands frequently are strongly recommended at all times.
Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order requiring people living in and visiting Minnesota to wear face masks in all public indoor spaces and businesses indefinitely. For more information on face mask requirements, please click here.
COVID-19 Restrictions for Bar, Restaurants, Gyms and Entertainment Venues
Highlights from the Governor’s latest list of COVID-19 restrictions for bars, restaurants and entertainment venues include the following:
- Bars and restaurants can open at 50 percent capacity, with a maximum of 150 people. Parties of no more than six people must remain six feet from other parties; bar seating is open to parties of two; reservations are required; and establishments must close by 10 p.m.
- Fitness studios and gym capacity remains capped at 25 percent but maximum capacity increases to 150. Machines and people should maintain 9 feet of distance. Classes increase to 25 people, assuming distancing can be observed. Everyone must be masked.
- Pools opened January 4 for some activity and may now open, like gyms, at 25 percent capacity.
- Outdoor events and entertainment venues continue at 25 percent capacity, but maximum capacity increases to 250 people. Social distancing is required.
- Indoor events and entertainment venues – like bowling alleys, movie theaters, and museums – may open at 25 percent, or no more than 150 people. Masks required. No food service after 10 p.m.
- Wedding receptions and other private parties may resume with limits. If food and drink are served then, like other social gatherings, they are limited to two households or 10 people indoors and 3 households or 15 people outdoors. If there is no food or drink, they are covered by indoor event venue guidelines. Any related ceremony – like a wedding or funeral – is guided by rules for places of worship.
- Places of worship remain open at 50% capacity but without an overall maximum capacity.
To view the Governor’s executive order in its entirety, click here.
In response to COVID-19, the American Hotel & Lodging Association has introduced the Stay Safe initiative with enhanced industry-wide cleaning standards. Many hotel brands are taking additional measures to protect against transmission of the virus. Comprehensive details of each company’s health and safety procedures are linked below.
For information on all 19 of our Eagan hotels, please click here.
Bars and restaurants can open at 50 percent capacity, with a maximum of 150 people. Parties of no more than six people must remain six feet from other parties; bar seating is open to parties of two; reservations are required; and establishments must close by 10 p.m. We encourage you to order take out or curbside pickup from these restaurants as well. For the latest updates, please click here. For all Eagan dining options please click here.
EAGAN AREA ATTRACTIONS
- Twin Cities Premium Outlets: Open
- Cascade Bay Waterpark: Closed for the season
- Mall of America: All retail stores are open, majority of attractions are open
- Minnesota Zoo: Open January 14th
- Valleyfair Amusement Park: Closed for the season
- Vikings Museum: Temporarily closed
Please go to each individual business’s website for specific COVID-19 related information/hours/etc.