Connecticut COVID Guidelines for Weddings as of November 2, 2020



STATE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.
FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.CT.GOV/CORONAVIRUS.
THIS PAGE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE THE MOST UP-TO-DATE OR COMPLETE SUMMARY
OF GUIDELINES PERTAINING TO WEDDINGS AND EVENTS.

BARS

It's best to check with your food and beverage team on the latest guidance. As of September 15, 2020, walk-up bar service is permitted at indoor and outdoor private events, provided patrons follow proper social distancing guidelines. Bars must follow the state's restaurant guidelines.

bUFFETS

Employee-staffed buffets are allowed, provided only staff are touching utensils and serving attendees. Employees serving and guests going through the buffet must wear face coverings. Only one table should be called to the buffet line at a time.

COCKTAIL HOUR

Self-serve stations (appetizer displays such as crudité, cheese boards, etc.) are not permitted. Bars are only permitted outdoors. Passed hor d'oeuvres & drinks are permitted indoors.

DANCE FLOOR

Dancing is allowed, but dancing within six feet of another individual is strongly discouraged (with the exception of family members, dates, and individuals from the same household). It is strongly encouraged to provide a guest list with phone numbers to local health officials upon request for contact tracing purposes.

GUEST COUNT

Events at commercial venues at capped at 25 people when indoors and 50 people outdoors. If you are hosting an event at a private residence, the max is set at 10 people for both indoor and outdoor events.


STATE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.
FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.CT.GOV/CORONAVIRUS.
THIS PAGE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE THE MOST UP-TO-DATE OR COMPLETE SUMMARY
OF GUIDELINES PERTAINING TO WEDDINGS AND EVENTS.

MASKS

Masks or cloth face coverings that cover a person's nose and mouth are required to be worn when in public and a six-foot distance is unavoidable, whether indoors or outdoors.

MUSIC

Performers/talent must be 12 feet away from the general public when outdoors, and 6 feet away when indoors. Vocalists are not permitted to perform indoors. Anyone giving a speech (permitted outdoors) needs to be 12 feet away while speaking.

SEATING

Tables must be placed a minimum of six feet apart, with a maximum of 8 people per table.

TENTS

Events in tents are allowed to place one flap (side wall) down at all times in order to classify as an outdoor event. If inclement weather occurs, a total of three flaps can be down, but once the inclement weather passes, flaps must be immediately lifted.

VENUES

Most venues are required to close by 10:00pm.


STATE GUIDELINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.
FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.CT.GOV/CORONAVIRUS.
THIS PAGE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE THE MOST UP-TO-DATE OR COMPLETE SUMMARY
OF GUIDELINES PERTAINING TO WEDDINGS AND EVENTS.