After signing Executive Order No. 107 on March 21, 2020 directing all residents to stay at home until further notice, Governor Phil Murphy recently signed Executive Orders No. 142, 146 and 147 which allow certain outdoor activities and recreational business to open with required social distancing measures in place.
What does this mean for Atlantic City? See the list of Frequently Asked Questions below and find out how you can enjoy Atlantic City at this time:
- Are Atlantic City beaches open?
Designated beaches are open starting Saturday, May 23, including Caspian Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue, Connecticut Avenue, States Avenue, North Carolina Avenue, South Carolina Avenue, Kentucky Avenue, Mt. Vernon Avenue, Martin Luther King Boulevard, Ohio Avenue, Michigan Avenue, Missouri Avenue, Mississippi Avenue, Florida Avenue, Texas Avenue, Brighton Avenue, Chelsea Avenue, Montpelier Avenue, Albany Avenue, Lincoln Place, Annapolis Avenue, Bartram Avenue and Montgomery Avenue. For more information concerning beaches and boardwalk access please click here.
- Is the Atlantic City Boardwalk open?
Yes, the Boardwalk is open for general use with some restrictions. Social distancing is required and we strongly encourage you to wear a mask. Boardwalk restaurants will be open for takeout and delivery only.
- Is a mask required on the beaches and boardwalk?
While the State's beach restrictions do not order people to wear a face covering while in public on the beach or boardwalk, the State and City are strongly encouraging people to do so, especially during busy times.
- Are the bathrooms along the Boardwalk open?
Yes, but there will be limited occupancy in public restrooms.
- Are beach bars open?
Some establishments are open for curbside and delivery only please check with the establishment to verify they are open. Click here for nightlife options in Atlantic City.
- Are restaurants opening for dining?
Many establishments are open for curbside and delivery only no dine-in. Please check with the establishment to verify they are open. Click here for dining options in Atlantic City.
- Are the hotels/casinos open?
The hotels/casinos remain closed. All seasonal, short term rentals, and AirBnbs starting May 29 will be open for occupancy.
- Are the Tourist Information Centers Open?
No, the Boardwalk Information Center located at Boardwalk Hall remains closed at this time.
- Are there opportunities for outdoor recreation? Charter fishing services, watercraft rental businesses, golf courses are open with some restrictions. Click here for sports and outdoors options in Atlantic City.
Please check with individual venues to confirm cancellations and updates to all local and regional events in the Greater Atlantic City area. Click here for the Atlantic City events calendar which is updated frequently.
For more information on safely enjoying Atlantic City Boardwalk and beaches please click here.
Follow this link for more information from the State of New Jersey regarding COVID-19: https://covid19.nj.gov/