Re-Opening Updates

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  • State of California closes certain indoor business activities. The following businesses are closed for indoor business operations, but may be modified to operate outdoors or via pick-up  (June 30):
    • Dine-in restaurants
    • Wineries and tasting rooms
    • Movie theaters 
    • Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)
    • Zoos and museums
    • Cardrooms
    • More information here; read press release here
  • State of California closes bars, brewpubs, breweries and pubs, including operations indoors and outdoors. More information here; read press release here  (July 1)

  • Riverside County Public Health Department orders all bars to close, effective Tuesday, June 30, following surge in COVID-19 cases  (June 29) - read Press Release. Read full Public Health Order here.

  • Temecula’s CRC Pool reopens July 1st for lap swim, masters swim, and water exercise classes only
    Swim lessons to begin Monday, July 13; click here to make a reservation now. Public swim and other aquatic facilities are not being offered at this time - read more

  • Temecula Valley Museum reopening Tuesday, June 23 - read more

  • City of Temecula ball fields and hockey rinks open for organized youth camps (no practices/games/tournaments at this time). Volleyball and basketball courts open for first-come, first-serve use  (June 20) - read more

  • EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - State of California requires face coverings in most public spaces  (June 18) - read State requirement HERE; and additional guidance HERE for details and exemptions.  Also, see Press Release

  • Shop and Dine, Outside! To support businesses impacted by COVID-19, the City of Temecula is offering temporary outdoor expansion opportunities to restaurants and establishments  (June 17) - read more

  • Nail salons, tattoo parlors, and massage and body waxing services approved to reopen June 19, per new state guidance  (June 12) - read more

  • Temecula City Hall reopens to the public Monday, June 15, with regular hours of operation Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm. Visitors will be screened through a touchless thermometer and required to wear face coverings  (June 11) - read more

  • Gyms, movie theaters, hotels, campgrounds and RV parks, bars and wineries, museums and galleries, zoos and more approved to reopen Friday, June 12, per updated California Department of Public Health guidelines.  (June 5) - read more 
    • *UPDATED July 1 - State of California and Riverside County orders all bars to close. Read County press release here. Read County Public Health Order
    • *UPDATED July 1: State of California Orders that several industries shall no longer operate indoors- and must operate outside or by pick-up only.  Read State of CA information here; also read press release.)
  • Temecula Valley Unified School District intends to start new school year on August 12th, and will offer both online and traditional in-class programs, per TVUSD Superintendent Jodi McClay  (June 4) - read more

  • Pechanga Resort Casino reopens Monday, June 1 with limited gaming, restaurants and other amenities for initial phase  (June 1) - read more

  • Promenade Temecula reopens Wednesday, May 27; majority of stores now open. Curbside pick-up to continue as long as necessary  (May 27) - read more                   

  • Barbershops and hair salons reopen in Riverside County. State Guidelines can be found here.  More information here  (May 26)                                                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Houses of worship reopen with modifications. The California Department of Public Health announced the statewide reopening of houses of worship with modifications effective immediately (May 25) - read more

  • Riverside County approved to move to accelerated stage 2.  Effective May 22, 2020, the City of Temecula progressed into the accelerated/expanded phase of Stage 2 of the State of California’s Resilience Roadmap. Riverside County is among the counties approved to move forward from the early phase of Stage 2 to the accelerated/expanded phase of Stage 2, based on an approved variance by the State of California.  As part of the state’s accelerated stage two, the following businesses can now reopen in Riverside County: destination retail stores, including shopping malls and swap meets; dine-in restaurants; hair salons and barbershops; and schools with modifications.

  • All parking lots to City of Temecula parks reopened.  Pump Track, Skate Park, fishing at Harveston are open!  For a list of closed and open City amenities, click here  (May 6)

  • CLARIFICATION on Re-Opening Businesses in the City of Temecula: read full statement here  (May 5)

Reopening Status of City Facilities and Parks

For an up-to-date list of which City facilities and parks are open and closed, please CLICK HERE.

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Accelerated Stage 2: 

The City of Temecula currently falls within the accelerated phase two of Stage 2 of the State’s Re-Opening plan. This means businesses that fall within Stage 1, Stage 2 and now Accelerated Stage 2 can be open: 

Stages of Reopening June 30 FINAL

Re-Opening Guidance for Businesses

For businesses getting ready to re-open, CLICK HERE to review State, County and City of Temecula guidance provided for your industry sector. 

Unsure about guidance on a certain activity or business reopening?

The State of California has a hotline and email for such inquiries.
State Hotline: 833-544-2374
State Email: EssentialServicesInquiries@cdph.ca.gov

Additionally, the County of Riverside’s Public Health Department can assist.
County Hotline: 951-351-6866
County Email: chawebmaster@ruhealth.org