Visit Longmont is continually monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and is following the lead of local, state and national health and travel authorities. The safety and well being of our community, partners and visitors is our number one priority. We are fully engaged with local and state officials to coordinate a safe return for visitors and meetings. Our hospitality community is working together to implement enhanced procedures to safely welcome you back with our Elevated Standards.

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Visit Longmont Safely

Our Standards are Elevated.

VISIT LONGMONT  is continually monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and is following the lead of local, state and national health and travel authorities. The safety and well being of our community, partners and visitors is our number one priority. We are fully engaged with local and state officials to coordinate a safe return for visitors and meetings. Our hospitality community is working together to implement enhanced procedures to safely welcome you back with our Elevated Standards.

Photo Credit: Steve Cullum

We in Colorado are on a steady, thoughtful path to reopening our tourism economy. Gov. Jared Polis is weighing the latest public health guidance as he approves new plans allowing various business sectors to resume operations.

The Safer at Home and in the Vast Great Outdoors Public Health Order, went into effect on June 1, 2020. Click the link to learn more.

Boulder County Public Health Facial Covering Order: The Boulder County Board of Health has approved an extension of the Boulder County Public Health Order requiring face coverings for every person older than 12 years old whenever in public anywhere in Boulder County that social distancing of six feet cannot be maintained. The Order will remain in place indefinitely. To learn more click here.

WHAT IS OPEN?

If you want to know if your favorite local business is open, the best thing to do is call them or check their website/social media!

Below, you’ll find a snapshot of what you can expect when you visit Longmont, Colorado. While this summer may be different from others you’ve spent in Colorado, we look forward to hosting you safely. As changes are made, we will update the information on this page.

Saftey Measures:

Each business has their own safety procedures, but here’s an idea of how our hotels and businesses are creating safe environments for staff and customers.

* Implementing “contactless” processes and payments wherever possible

* Requiring frontline staff to wear masks and other PPE as necessary

* Requiring guests to wear masks and other PPE as necessary

* Screening employees

* Enhancing cleaning practices


HOTELS

Many Longmont Hotels are OPEN. Click here to find a list of hotels in Longmont and be sure to check with the invidual property for their current reservations and safety guidelines.


RESTAURANTS

Many Longmont restaurants are OPEN at limited capacity for dine-in services and patio operations. Click here for a list of restaurants in Longmont.

It is up to the individual restaurant’s discretion to reopen to dine-in capacity or continue with carryout and delivery. Before visiting a restaurant, we recommend calling or visiting their website or social media channels to see what precautions and restrictions they have in place.

FARMERS MARKETS

The Longmont Farmers Market is OPEN at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. Make your shopping reservation for Longmont hereBCFM COVID Response & Vendor List – If you plan on coming to market please read through all of the market changes, safety measures and requirements.

You can still order BCFM2Go for a Sunday pickup at the Longmont Fairgrounds!

BCFM2Go is a virtual farmers market of locally grown and locally produced food. Everything that the market has, but virtual!

ORDER HERE by Wednesdays at 8am – Thursdays at noon (extended – new this week!) for pickup on Sunday pickup in Longmont – https://bcfm.localfoodmarketplace.com/

CRAFT DRINKERIES

Many Longmont breweries and distilleries are OPEN at limited capacity for in-person seating, services and patio operations. Click here for a list of drinkeries in Longmont.

It is up to the individual location's discretion to reopen. Before visiting, we recommend calling or visiting their website or social media channels to see what precautions and restrictions they have in place.

ATTRACTIONS

The River's Path Canoe Tours: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Fair Winds Hot Air Balloons: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Mile-Hi Skydiving: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Brewhop Trolley: CLOSED.

Warrior Playground: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Climbing Collective: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Cheese Importers: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Downtown Longmont: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Sunflower Farm: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Art of Cheese: CLOSED. Click here for virtual cheesemaking classes.

Angles Sports Exchange Rentals: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Wonder Tours: CLOSED.

Rocky Mountain Paddleboard: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

ART & CULTURE 

Firehouse Art Center: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Longmont Museum: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Dougherty Museum: CLOSED

Agricultural Heritage Center: CLOSED

Longmont Symphony: CLOSED

Centennial State Ballet: CLOSED

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Many state parks, hiking trails, biking trails, reservoirs and more are OPEN in Longmont. Click here for a list of Parks & Outdoor opportunities within the city. 

Union Reservoir: OPEN for Boating Activities, swimming and Paddle boarding.  Fishing Pier and Dog Beach are CLOSED. Click here for guidelines.

Golf Courses: OPEN. Click here for guidelines. 

Longmont Parks & Courts: OPEN with limited amenities. Click here for guidelines. 

Playgrounds and Picnic Shelters: OPEN. Click here for guidelines. 

Centennial Pool: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Sunset Pool: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Rabbit Mountain Open Space: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Hall Ranch Open Space: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Heil Valley Ranch Open Space: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

St. Vrain State Park: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Buttonrock Preserve: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

Rocky Mountain National Park: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.


Wild Animal Sanctuary: OPEN. Click here for guidelines.

RETAIL

Many Longmont retail stores and personal services are OPEN at limited capacity or available for appointments and online shopping. Click here for a list of retail in Longmont. Click here for a list of wellness services in Longmont.

It is up to the individual location's discretion to reopen. Before visiting, we recommend calling or visiting their website or social media channels to see what precautions and restrictions they have in place.

GROUPS 

All public and private gatherings in commercial spaces are limited to no
more than ten (10) individuals.

Hotel Meetings (that serve food) can resume for no more than fifty (50) individuals. 

What You Can Do

Live like a local! We ask all visitors to follow the same guidelines we do here in Longmont, which means following regulations set forth by the state of Colorado and Boulder County:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use hand sanitizer
  • Practice social distancing by staying six feet away from people who aren’t in your household
  • Wear a face mask when not being able to maintain six feet of distance from others.
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Stay home if you feel sick or have had contact with someone with COVID-19 symptoms. If you have symptoms while traveling, please self-quarantine and seek guidance from the resources below. 

Care for Colorado

‘Are You Colo-Ready?’ Brochure: The Traveler Safety Edition

5 Steps for Responsible Colorado

Care for Coloradoans: Exploring with Kindness

Health Resources

- Boulder County Public Health: https://www.bouldercounty.org/families/disease/covid-19/

-State of Colorado Public Health: https://covid19.colorado.gov/