Philadelphia, PA - Thanksgiving Eve is usually one of the busiest drinking nights of the year, in Pennsylvania. But not this year!
Pennsylvania Orders Restaurants and Bars Closed at 5:30 pm
Pennsylvania's Health Secretary Rachel Levine has ordered all restaurants and bars to halt alcohol sales at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve. Levine announced the new order on Monday In an effort to curb the spread of the COVID-19 during the holidays.
The ban will end at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Stay-at-home advisory has also been issued and goes into effect Monday.
All Pennsylvania bars and restaurants are already under an order to limiting indoor capacity to up to 50%.
Philadelphia has already shutdown indoor dining at bars and restaurants, but for the rest of the state's counties, this will be the first new ban on indoor dining since the first statewide shutdown.
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