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At Downtown Bryan, we empathize with everyone who has been impacted directly or indirectly by the COVID-19 virus. As we chart a course toward reopening and recovery, the health and safety of our visitors and locals is of the utmost importance to us. We will continue to bring you the most up-to-date information and resources as they become available.
OPEN TEXAS UPDATES
In accordance with an order signed by Mayor Andrew Nelson, face masks will be required to be worn by workers and customers inside Bryan’s businesses beginning June 30, 2020.
Update as of September 17, 2020: The Governor issued Executive Orders expanding occupancy levels to 75% for restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, gyms and exercise facilities and classes, museums, and libraries beginning on
September 21, 2020.
WHAT’S OPEN AND WHEN?
Since May 1, 2020 many Downtown Bryan businesses have reopened! Many are operating with different hours and some with different operations. We recommend calling ahead to any business you plan to visit to confirm that they are open and to learn about the specific safety policies and procedures in effect.
Hotels: Bryan hotels are following the recommendations set by the Governor's Open Texas plan and the CDC. Our local hoteliers are going above and beyond to ensure the health and safety of their guests.
Restaurants: Dine-in service, with reduced occupancy and enhanced sanitation measures, began May 1, 2020. If you would prefer to sample the area’s culinary delights from your home, many of Downtown Bryan's restaurants are continuing to offer curbside pick-up and delivery. See restaurant list.
Retail: Beginning May 1, 2020, retail businesses resumed partial openings that incorporated proper social distancing and sanitation measures. Please call the business to find out if appointments are required. See retail list.
First Friday: First Friday resumed May 1, 2020. To stay up to date on the next month's First Friday activities please visit the First Friday event page.
I’M IN DOWNTOWN BRYAN NOW – WHAT CAN I DO?
Here are a few suggestions for things you can enjoy right now:
Take a stroll through Downtown Bryan and see the mural art work.
Visit one of our unique boutiques, shops and restaurants online or in person as they reopen.
Visit the Brazos Valley Farmers' Market on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon.
Explore the history of Downtown Bryan through a self paced walking tour.
WHAT ARE DOWNTOWN BRYAN BUSINESSES DOING TO KEEP ME SAFE?
Your safety is top-of-mind for Downtown Bryan business owners. Our local entrepreneurs are establishing guidelines for occupancy limits, physical distancing, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation procedures.
Please call individual businesses for detailed information on the steps they are taking to protect their customers and employees and to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
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