Outdoor Markets & Festivals

Phase 4

The Revitalization Phase of the Restore Illinois public health approach to reopening the Illinois economy includes larger gathering sizes, additional businesses reopening and increased capacities. We must all continue to social distance, frequently wash our hands and cover our faces to maintain progress in overcoming COVID-19.

The following documents apply to businesses that meet the following criteria:

  • Outdoor markets & festivals with multiple stations, vendors, or attractions
    • Examples include (non-exhaustive): flea markets, swap meets, festivals, block parties, state fairs.
  • Note: Event hosts and vendors providing ancillary services that operate across multiple workplace environments should also refer to applicable Phase IV guidelines for guidance on those workplaces. Examples include (non-exhaustive):
  • Note: As of May 14, 2021 indoor markets & festivals with multiple stations, vendors, or attractions may operate at 15 people per 1,000 sq. ft. Outdoor markets & festivals with multiple stations, vendors, or attractions may operate at 30 people per 1,000 sq. ft. Capacity restrictions will be reassessed on an ongoing basis throughout Phase IV
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Industry Guidelines

Read the full guidelines for reopening and recommended best practices, and download helpful posters.

Poster Resources - Restore Illinois Phase 3

Signage Resources

Keep your workers safe in the workplace and limit the spread of COVID-19 with these helpful signs.