Majestic Bay to remain closed despite eased Phase 2 restrictions

Majestic Bay Theatre has announced they will remain closed, despite Gov. Jay Inslee’s eased restrictions that allow for movie theaters to reopen in Phase 2.

The new guidelines state that movie theaters in counties that are in Phase 2 can open at 25 percent capacity. While that would technically allow Majestic Bay to reopen, theatre president Aaron Alhadeff says it’s not yet in the cards.

Here’s a letter to patrons, written by Alhadeff:

It has been a long time since we have reached out and we hope you and your families are staying safe. We miss showing movies and bringing the community together and want to assure you with 100% CERTAINTY we will be back when the time is right for you, our loyal customers, and our staff.

The Governor recently updated his policies and movie theatres are now permitted to open to the public at 25% capacity, and ensuring all guests wear face covering except when eating or drinking. With these limitations and an uncertain calendar of new releases from the movie studios, it is not realistic to currently operate the Majestic Bay So for now, our reopening date remains uncertain, but we will update you as things progress.

We have always taken great pride in serving our guests and can’t wait to do it safely in the future.

For now, be safe, mask up and VOTE!

All the best,

Aaron Alhadeff
President of the Majestic Bay

Majestic Bay has been closed since mid-March. To find out when they plan to reopen, follow them on Facebook for updates.

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