MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – The party is over in Miami Beach’s entertainment district as the city issues a new 8 p.m. curfew in South Beach.
The new curfew will take effect on July 18, at 12:01 a.m.
Ocean Drive between from 5 Street to 15 Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic at all times.
Parking will be prohibited in the area bounded by 5 Street on the south, 15 Street on the north, Ocean Drive on the east, and Collins Avenue on the west.
All businesses within the Entertainment District, excluding some side streets, must be closed by 8 p.m. daily.
All restaurants, cafeterias and food service establishments within the Entertainment District, must be closed by 8 p.m. daily. However, these businesses can keep their kitchens open for delivery services only. Take out, pick up, or curb side pick up is not allowed between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
No loud music is allowed and all live entertainment is prohibited.
These new restrictions are being imposed due to large gatherings of young people on Ocean Drive and across South Beach amid a rising number of coronavirus cases.
The restrictions extaned to Washington Avenue, officials announced.