Welcome Back to DeKalb, We Missed You! 

Discover DeKalb is open for business and ready to welcome you back!  We at Discover DeKalb, along with each of our beloved partners, have been working diligently to make sure that lodging and other hospitality businesses continue to ensure the safety and comfort of guests.

Over the past serval months, local businesses have implemented enhanced sanitation guidelines, safety measures, and procedures that align with and even exceed CDC protocols. While we know some guests are not quite ready to travel again, we will be here and ready to welcome you back to DeKalb when you are. The safety and well-being of our visitors and residents in DeKalb have always been and will continue to be of the utmost importance to us. You can rest assured that the safety precautions and measures we have taken will ensure that your next visit to see us will be a safe and enjoyable one! All hotels in DeKalb are open. Check out accommodations here.

Below, is highlight of what’s open in DeKalb. Be sure to check out the respective websites for any new operating hours, or any changes to business as usual.

• All the fresh food you’re looking for under one roof at the DeKalb Farmers Market

• Catch a flick under the stars at the Starlight Drive-In Theatre

DeKalb’s food scene is arguably one of the best in the state. Most restaurants are currently open for dine-in as well as still offering to-go and/or curbside options. Please be sure to check with the restaurant directly as seating and hours may be limited:

Tucker Brewing Company

Matthews Cafeteria

The Alden

Local No. 7

Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar


Kobe Steakhouse

Village Burger

57 Fighter Group

Food Terminal


Lagarde American Eatery



El Rey Del Taco

We understand that some of you may still opt to social distance from home, but there are still ways to support local DeKalb businesses while doing so! Many of our local businesses are still offering curbside pickup, delivery, and online options, so be sure to show your local love when you can.

Please check back for regular updates and we hope to see you soon! For more fun things to do in DeKalb, download our Destination Guide.