Who’s Open On Fort Myers Beach

See Who’s Open On Fort Myers Beach!

For information on types of businesses other than accommodations, restaurants, and retail, please visit Open4Biz.


As of May 20th 2020 the ban against short term vacation rentals was lifted with some restrictions. Please check with your accommodation for more information.

Restaurants and Retail

Starting Monday September 14, 2020 bars can reopen indoor seating at half capacity. They can also operate outdoor seating and service with social distancing.

Restaurants can operate with 50% capacity indoors.

We encourage you to call establishments you are interested in visiting to get more information on how this Executive Order is affecting their business operations.

Some restaurants are still partly or temporarily closed:

Retail establishments may operate at full capacity with responsible social distancing and sanitization protocols.

On August 6, 2020 the Governor’s office issued Executive Order 20-192 requiring restaurant owners and managers to screen employees per CDC Guidelines for Restaurants and Bars.

Other Businesses

Gyms can now operate at full capacity as well with appropriate social distancing and frequent sanitization.

Entertainment businesses, like movie theaters, concert houses, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys and arcades, can operate at 50 percent with appropriate social distancing and sanitization protocols.

Personal services businesses, including but not limited to tattoo parlors, acupuncture establishments, tanning salons, and massage establishments, may operate with guidance from the Florida Department of Health.

For more information on Phase 2 of Re-Open Florida click here. Scroll down to page 37.

For a list of al types of businesses who are open in our area visit Open4Biz website.