Feb. 25, 2022

Safety guidelines and requirements

As of 5pm, Feb. 25, 2022, masks are no longer required indoors in all municipalities in Raleigh/Wake County. 

As of 5pm, July 30, 2021, there are no restrictions or measures imposed by the State of N.C. by executive order for the general public.* Details

  • Capacity restrictions are lifted in all settings.
  • Social distancing requirements have been lifted in all settings.

Counties and cities in N.C. can continue to enact ordinances and issue state of emergency declarations that impose greater restrictions or prohibitions.
Businesses may still ask customers to wear masks in their establishments.

Events/meeting impacts

Downtown Raleigh convention center complex
See the Raleigh Convention and Performing Arts Complex Re-Opening Guide here.

Tips for event organizers/meeting planners
If you’re an event organizer, we encourage you to work directly with your contracted venues, host hotels and vendors within Wake County.

If you have specific questions about COVID-19 and events, you should reach out to Wake County at 919.250.1500.

For additional resources for meetings and events, please review the U.S. Travel Association’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Coronavirus (COVID-19) Toolkit found here.

Airport/bus/train station impacts

GoRaleigh transit system has implemented rear door boarding. Face coverings are required while riding. Get details here.

GoRaleigh R-LINE free downtown circulator: temporarily suspended. Get details here.

Learn what RDU International Airport is doing to combat the spread, here.

Learn what Amtrak and Raleigh Union Station Terminal are doing to combat the spread, here.