A statewide mask mandate is in effect in Indiana. Masks must be worn in public spaces where you cannot socially distance, inside businesses and on public transportation.

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Back on Track Indiana 

Indiana's Roadmap for Reopening Businesses 

Please note: A statewide mask mandate is in effect in Indiana. Masks must be worn in public spaces where you cannot socially distance, inside businesses and on public transportation. Children under age two should not wear masks, and those between age two and eight do not need to wear one, but are strongly encouraged to if practicable.

Further details are in the governor's executive order here.

It can be difficult to keep track of what’s open and what’s not in Indiana during the COVID-19 pandemic, so we’ve put this page together to help you.

The information below will guide you through the Governor of Indiana’s executive orders.

Please note: While we are continuously updating the information on our site to the best of our abilities, we recommend you call ahead before visiting businesses or view their social media posts for the latest information.

These new guidelines began July 4, 2020.

Restaurants and Bars

OPEN WITH RESTRICTIONS: Restaurants and bars that serve food may provide dining room service at 75% capacity, including bar seating at 50% as long as social distancing is observed.

Bars and nightclubs may open at 50% capacity adhering to social distancing guidelines.

Visit our restaurants page to see who is offering dine-in service, outdoor seating and carryout.

Great Outdoors

Please note: While many outdoor areas are open, they will close if they become overcrowded and the state's social distancing guidelines are not adhered to. Please do your part to keep these amazing opportunities for outdoor recreation open for everyone. 

OPEN: Most parks remain open for visitors to use the trails, parking lots and many of the beaches. This includes Indiana Dunes State Park and National Park. For more information on beaches that are open, click here.

Families can go outside and take a walk, run, ride a bike, geocache, go fishing or boating, but they should continue to practice social distancing by remaining six feet away from other people. Playgrounds may reopen with the recommendation to wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently.

Golf courses may be open as well as community pools, tennis and basketball courts. Hunting is also permitted.


OPEN: Campgrounds may open with social distancing limitations and sanitation precautions. For more information on campground guidelines, click here.


OPEN: Hotels and motels are allowed to be open.


OPEN: Retail businesses and malls may open at full capacity with social distancing guidelines in place.

Casinos and Attractions

OPEN: Casinos are open with restrictions. View our casinos page for more details.

Drive-in theaters and mini-golf facilities are open. Museums, zoos, movie theaters, bowling alleys and similar facilities may open at 50% while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

Outdoor attractions such as the Indiana Dunes are open as stated in the Great Outdoors section above.


Some events scheduled through the Governor’s Executive Order have been cancelled or postponed. Keep up to date on upcoming and postponed events in our events section here.

We also have a page on activities you can enjoy at home and virtual events here.

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