Nashville bars, restaurants can open at 50% capacity, stay open until 11PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —Mayor Cooper announced Thursday some restrictions are being lifted on bars ahead of the city moving into Phase Three of reopening,

Bars will be able to open at 50 percent capacity starting Fridayor50 people per floor or 50 people outside, depending on which is less. Bars will be allowed tot stay open until 11 p.m.

Cooper said the city expects to move into Phase Three on Oct. 1.

Cooper and Titans CEO Burke Nihill also announced Thursday fans will be welcomed back in October for a phased in approach. Here's how it breaks down:

  • Oct. 4: Titans vs. Steelers: 10% capacity
  • Oct. 11: Titans vs. Bills: 12.5%
  • Oct. 18: Titans vs. Texans: 15%