Many D.C. bars and restaurants sat out of Halloween festivities in 2020 because they had to enforce restrictions on capacity and last call during the the height of the COVID-19 crisis. With regulations much more relaxed this year, holiday parties are returning in all their gory glory. Businesses getting into the spooky spirit are offering ticketed hotel parties, smoking cocktails, scary movie screenings, Day of the Dead menus, pumpkin patches, and over-the-top decor. Here’s a list of places to celebrate Halloween, which falls on Sunday, October 31.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More