Philadelphia, PA - What's Open in Philadelphia During Coronavirus Closures? While a lot of businesses and events around Philadelphia are either closing or postponing public events as the city has now banned all gatherings, 50 people or more. There are still a few places where you can go out and enjoy the day or evening.
Currently, All restaurants and bars are ordered closed to the public. However, be sure to check websites and social media accounts of locations you are plan to go to. Also, remember to thoroughly wash your hands and remain at an appropriate social distance.
Businesses in Philadelphia that have been deemed essential and can stay open include:
Daycare centers, Banks, Post offices, Pharmacies, Gas stations, Supermarkets & grocery stores, Big box stores, Discount stores, Mini-marts, “Non-specialized” food stores, Hardware stores, Laundromats, dry cleaners, Vets, and Pet stores. Restaurants must close for dine-in service, however, they are allowed to take phone orders for delivery & pick-up.
Also, open are:
- Warehousing, storage, and distribution.
- Public transportation.
- Hotel and commercial lodging.
Listed below are a few options of places who have reported to still open in Philadelphia.
Reading Terminal Market - The Market is open from 8 am to 6 pm, every day of the week. We are safe and taking all the necessary precautions at this time.
Lancaster Brewing Company - In response to the recent COVID-19 Pandemic, we are temporarily starting takeout & curbside pickup beginning tomorrow (3/17) – just call and place your order, and we will bring your order to you at your car. So whether you’re looking for a quick bite, a family dinner a growler fill or just a case of beer we will be here for you.
This list will be updated as news comes in.
What's Closed in Philadelphia During Coronavirus Closures - The following events have been canceled, changed or postponed due to following local, state and federal recommendations in relationship to COVID-19.
Residents can get COVID-19 updates sent to their phones. Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive free alerts with information and updates from the Health Department. Information is also being updated daily on the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s webpage www.phila.gov/covid-19.