State Updates Blueprint to Allow for More Outdoor Activities with Consistent Masking

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) this afternoon announced additional updates to the Blueprint for a Safer Economy to allow outdoor ballparks, stadiums, and theme parks to open with significantly reduced capacity, mandatory masking, and other public health precautions. The announced changes do not take effect until April 1, 2021.

Under the updates to the Blueprint, the following will be allowed:

  • Outdoor Sports and Live Performances: These activities with fans and attendees will be eligible to begin April 1. In the Purple tier, capacity will be limited to 100 people of fewer and attendance will be limited to regional visitors. Advanced registrations will be required, and no concession or concourse sales will be allowed. In the Red tier, capacity will be limited to 20 percent and concession sales will be primarily in-seat. The Orange tier will allow capacity of 33 percent and the Yellow tier will increase to 67 percent. Attendance will be limited to in-state visitors in the Red, Orange, and Yellow tiers.
  • Amusement Parks in the Red Tier: Amusement parks will be eligible to open in the Red tier beginning April 1. Capacity will be limited to 15 percent in the Red tier, 25 percent in the Orange tier, and 35 percent in the Yellow tier. Attendance will be limited to in-state visitors only.

The press announcement from CDPH is available here.