Several regions recover nightlife in the first weekend of relaxation of restrictions

This weekend several communities have agreed to relax restrictions related to the nightlife and the hospitality, after Health has allowed each region to impose its own limitations, although others such as Madrid, Catalonia, the Basque Country or Navarra have preferred to delay this decision.

Nightlife has reopened in several regions, although in most of them it has until no later than 2 in the morning, with capacity restrictions, no dance floor and no consumption at the bar.

These are some of the new measures adopted in each community:


From this Friday, the hospitality industry will be able to close at all alert levels at 00:00, while in the pubs and discotheques of districts that pass to alert level 1 people are allowed to hit the dance floors, outdoors, with a mask and until 2:00 a.m.

The gauges are applied according to the alert level of each region. The 1 contemplates that ten people can meet on the terrace and eight inside. At level 2, the meetings can be for eight outside and six inside, and at level 3, six people outside and four inside.


With the three provinces on alert level 2, Aragon maintains the closure at 00:00 hours of the hospitality industry and nightlife without the possibility of using the bar or the dance floor.

There are also no changes in the gauges, which allow maximum groupings of ten people in public and private spaces, 100% occupancy and a maximum of ten people per table on terraces and 50% and a maximum of six people per table inside the hospitality industry.


The new measures approved by the Ministry of Health They allow the opening of nightlife until 3:00 a.m. with customers seated and keeping the safety distance, while the closing time of the rest of the hotel industry remains at 1:00 in the morning as before.

The new restrictions that have come into force this Friday maintain the prohibition of consuming in the bar of hotel establishments -although its use for the service will be allowed-, but increase from six to ten the number of customers who will be able to sit together on the terraces and it allows the celebration of events with a maximum of 5,000 people if they take place outdoors and 2,500 if they take place in closed spaces.


Bars and restaurants can open indoors (at 50%) and outdoors (at 100%) until midnight. What’s more, groups of 10 people and 6 indoors are allowed on the terraces.

To Spanish travelers from communities with a cumulative incidence of more than 60 cases per 100,000 inhabitants they are asked for antigen testing, but not to those who are vaccinated with a margin of 15 days with a first dose.

It has also been announced that a disco in Mallorca will host a pilot test at the beginning of July, in order to be able to test the protocols.

Canary Islands

They can open nightlife establishments on the islands that are at level 1 (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro) until 2:00 a.m., with capacity limitations, maximum occupancy and adequate ventilation, both indoors and outdoors, in addition to keeping a register of attendees to guarantee traceability in the event of the possible detection of a case.

The maximum occupancy per table is 10 people outdoors and 4 indoors, the consumption of food and beverages is carried out at the table, with the clients seated, a safety distance of 2 meters and the correct use of the mask.

Dancing is not allowedTherefore, the dance floor must be sealed or, where appropriate, be occupied by tables without exceeding the allowed capacity. Likewise, in the interior spaces forced ventilation is used, in order to obtain an adequate renewal of the air.


With a low incidence of the disease, Cantabria does not finally apply time restrictions to hotels, restaurants and nightlife venues, so these establishments can open according to the schedule that your license collects.

Massive outdoor events and activities with a standing public can reach 50% of the capacity, with a 5,000 people maximum, without consuming food or drinks in the low level, which is reduced to 30% in the upper level, up to 2,500 viewers.

Castilla la Mancha

The measures in force until now are maintainedTherefore, the hospitality establishments can remain open until 1:00 in the morning, with a maximum of 10 people per table.

On the terraces a capacity of 100% is allowed and inside 75%. The capacity in the shops is 100%.

Castile and Leon

Castilla y León reopens nightlife from this Friday, with discos and nightclubs to a third of the capacity, without consumption in the bar or dance floor, and like the rest of the hotel industry with closing hours at two in the morning. In terraces, the schedule will be the one set out in the municipal activity authorization.

In other establishments such as pubs, karaoke bars, special bars and others, at this current alarm level they cannot exceed 75% of the table capacity in rooms with up to 40 clients and 50% in rooms with more than 40 clients and the maximum occupancy per table or grouping of tables will be 10 people.


Catalan bars and restaurants keep their opening hours this weekend until one in the morning and It will not be until June 21 when the nightlife sector will be able to reopen with hours until three in the morning, dance floors enabled and without the need to keep the safety distance.

This weekend, bars and restaurants can open from six in the morning to one in the morning, with a capacity limitation of 50% indoors and without limit outdoors, although always guaranteeing two meters of separation between tables and a maximum of six people in each one.

Continue the limitation of ten people in meetings outdoors and indoors and it is allowed to have a picnic in authorized public spaces and without exceeding the meeting limit.


From this Friday, hospitality and nightlife establishments may open until two in the morning, with a capacity of 50% indoors and 100% on terraces or outdoors.

This bar consumption prohibited and the consumption will be at the table, with a maximum of six people inside and 10 outside.


From this Saturday, restaurants and bars may open until 01:00 hours and it will be mandatory to have CO2 meters. Service cannot be provided at the bar and groups are limited to 6 people inside and 15 per table on the terrace.

The capacity limitation It will be 30% indoors and 50% on terraces -in municipalities with a medium risk level- and 50% and 75% respectively -in those with a medium-low level-.

In addition, the Galician Health Service (Sergas) and six locations throughout Galicia, including the Sala Pelícano in A Coruña, organize a pilot test to “show”, according to the sector, that leisure at night “is safe.”

The Rioja

In hotels and restaurants the maximum capacity indoors is 75%, without restrictions in open spaces, with opening until 2:00 in the morning.

In commerce, leisure and culture, religious celebrations and academies the capacity is 75% and in sports activities 50%.


Expect to reopen nightlife the week of June 21 If the downward trend in coronavirus cases continues and once protocols and opening criteria are established in the meeting that the Ministry of Health and the Madrid nightlife sector will maintain on the 14th.

The association ‘Noche Madrid’ proposes a “progressive de-escalation” in three phases. His spokesman, Vicente Pizcueta, has informed EFE that they will ask from June 21 to open until three in the morning, that is, two hours beyond the hotel business, which now closes at one.

It also proposes to open the dance floors to the open air and recover the bar service, although not the consumption but the collection of drinks.


In Murcia there is a night time limitation (from midnight to 6 a.m.) for non-essential activities, which may be open from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

In bars and restaurants you can meet a maximum of six people who do not live together per table both indoors and outdoors.


The Government of Navarra has agreed to maintain the anticovid measures for one more week, so that measures relating to the hotel sector are maintained, with closing hours inside the establishments, at a maximum capacity of 30%, at 11:00 pm.

The terraces continue at 100% capacity, maintaining the safety distance. Navarra is considering the opening of nightlife for the month of July.

Basque Country

The restrictions decreed on June 2 remain in force. The hotel business must close at 00:00 hours and it is forbidden to consume at the bar or standing, while at each table there may not be more than 4 people.

Nightlife establishments and venues are closed, as well as gastronomic societies, youth markets and the like.

Valencian Community

The hotel business may close at 1 in the morning (without being able to accept orders after 00.30 hours) and the capacity of 50% inside and 100% on the terrace is maintained; the maximum of ten people per table, and the prohibition of using the bar, smoking or dancing.

As for nightlife, the pubs and clubs can open until 2 in the morning, with a capacity of 50% indoors and 100% on the terrace, maximum of 6 people per table indoors and 10 people outdoors, and without dancing or karaoke, only performances by professional groups or DJs.


The sanitary measures of its last decree remain in force, so that bars and restaurants may open until one o’clock in the morning on Fridays, Saturdays and the eve of holidays (00:30 hours the rest of the week), and meetings of up to ten non-cohabitants are allowed in hotel terraces ( six indoors), when it was currently up to six people.

The maximum usable capacity inside the catering establishments and one hundred percent of the terraces is raised from one third to 50% (currently it was limited to 75%). Nightlife will remain closed, but the city will allow its opening “with terraces and the interior without dance floors and with the use of the bars restricted.”


Melilla extend closure at 2:00 a.m. for all non-essential activities, including the hospitality industry, although those establishments that remain open beyond 00:30 hours will be required to keep a customer record book to ensure traceability in a hypothetical case of contagion.

Capacity restrictions are eased, which goes from the third that existed before to 50% indoors and 100% outdoors, as long as the distance of 1.5 meters can be respected, while in the case of cultural and sporting events that take place indoors will be expanded to 75%.

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