Bars are now allowed to open in Colorado with new precautions

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DENVER (KKTV) - Cheers! Bars across the Centennial State are allowed to open, as of Friday, as part of an amended public health order for COVID-19.

Click here for the guidance for bars issued on June 19.

Indoor bars may open at 25 percent of the posted occupancy code limit with a maximum of 50 patrons. Local outdoor bar service is permitted if local authorities allow it.

There are different restrictions with "extra-large venues," defined as venues larger than 7,200 square feet. Click here to use the social distancing calculator for indoor and outdoor events.