Mask Requirements in Effect: Most of Raleigh Area

Face masks are required indoors within Raleigh city limits as well as Cary, Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville and Zebulon town limits, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are also required in unincorporated areas of Wake County. Read More

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How You Can Help the Hospitality Industry in Raleigh/Wake County

Aug. 17, 2021
 

In Raleigh/Wake County, the hospitality industry employs more than 67,000 people—chefs, hotel workers, retailers, tour operators, event planners, caterers, museum staff and many, many others—who make a living serving both visitors and local residents at restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, attractions, sporting events and elsewhere.

Because of COVID-19, canceled gatherings and a loss of revenue, our locally-owned, small businesses need community support more than ever.

Plan a trip to visit Raleigh area hospitality businesses, and if you're a resident, plan to support businesses as much as you can in your own backyard.

Get inspiration for trips at our visitRaleigh insider blog, and check out the most recent articles below, full of local businesses to visit.

You'll also find ways to get outdoors plus other things to do while you're at it!

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Consider donating to a relief fund

  • N.C. Restaurant Workers Relief Fund
    • NCRLA has launched a relief fund to provide fast access to cash for restaurant and hotel workers immediately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The N.C. Restaurant Workers Relief Fund will support any of the tens of thousands of restaurant and hotel employees now facing significant financial hardship. The goal of the fund is to provide qualified applicants with $500 to help with the immediate expenses faced by many who have suddenly found themselves without work. Read more