Wells Fargo Center to allow 25% capacity starting May 7th
More fans are coming back to the Wells Fargo Center. Today, the city of Philadelphia announced they would be lessening their restrictions even more for indoor events starting May 7th. These restrictions would be eased to allow 25% capacity, upgrading from the previous 15%. Assuming the reports are accurate, the Wells Fargo Center would now be allowed to hold roughly 4,900 fans, an upgrade from the current 3,100 fans.
The city of Philadelphia first allowed fans back in early March and has continued an upward trend of attendance over the last several weeks. More fans will be a massive boost for the 76ers, who will have just a handful of games remaining before they start their playoff run in late May. An increased playoff attendance will be huge for both fans and the Sixers players.
Hopefully, with these continuing increases, fans can begin to return to full capacity towards the fall of 2021 at the start of the Philadelphia Eagles and 76ers new seasons. Right now, the Phillies can hold roughly 11,000 fans but should be allowed to welcome more in very soon.
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