Clear statement on COVID-19 business closures and restrictions in Benicia

City of Benicia Release, July 14, 2020

On Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom announced the following changes to business operations in Solano County:

NO Indoor Operations Allowed

▪ Restaurants
▪ Wineries
▪ Movie theaters
▪ Family entertainment centers like bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages, and arcades
▪ Zoos
▪ Museums
▪ Cardrooms
▪ Fitness centers & gyms
▪ Places of worship
▪ Offices for non-essential services (see State-defined list of business sectors)
▪ Personal care services like nail salons, body waxing, and tattoo parlors
▪ Hair salons and barbershops
▪ Malls (other types of stand-alone retail may remain open following protocols)

These industries MAY continue to operate outside or for pick-up only (as applicable).

No Operations—Indoor or Outdoor—Allowed

▪ Individual Bars, Breweries, Brewpubs, Pubs
Bars, breweries, brewpubs, and pubs MAY continue to serve alcohol ONLY if it is in a sit-down, outdoor setting with food ordered and served in the same transaction.

Questions? Visit to view the Governor’s full order or call the Community Services Phone Line at 707.746.4285.

Thank you for helping to keep Benicia safe!

Effective 7/13/20; Published 7/14/20