The Minister for SMEs announced Monday, June 21, that nightclubs will be able to reopen their doors on Friday, July 9, 2021.
Reopening of nightclubs on July 9
Emmanuel Macron had given ” see you on June 21 »To reveal the date of the reopening of discos and nightclubs. It is now done. The Minister for SMEs, Alain Griset, announced that nightclubs could reopen on Friday July 9, 2021. After 1 year, 3 months and 25 days of closure, the nightclubs will be able to welcome revelers again.
Thus, from Friday July 9, 2021, it will be possible to return to a nightclub but under certain conditions. Access to nightclubs will only be authorized upon presentation of a health pass. It will therefore be necessary to prove his vaccination or present a negative test to be able to dance until the end of the night.
A 75% gauge indoors
The meeting between the government and the actors of the night world led to the establishment of a gauge. Thus, discotheques will have to apply a gauge of 75% of the capacity inside the nightclub and 100% outside. It should also be noted that at “ inside, wearing a mask will not be compulsory “.
There are 1,600 nightclubs in France and represent 30,000 direct jobs. The prolonged closure of the latter has led to a crisis in the sector. However, according to Patrick Malvaës, president of the National Union of discotheques and places of leisure, 430 nightclubs have definitely lowered their curtains. For half, it is a voluntary choice, while for the other, it is a court decision. A figure which, according to the union, could increase further to reach 600.