This is an alphabetical list of Gun Free Businesses that will prohibit Open Carry in Texas as of January 1st, 2016. It is being continuously updated. If you have an update of a Gun Free Business #TXgunfreebiz or one allowing Open Carry not listed on this site email: GunFreeBusinesses@gmail.com
Please reach out to these businesses when you can via social media, email, or in person when you shop there to show your gratitude for their choice to be a#TXgunfreebiz!
Please use #TXgunfreebiz and #TXgfb on social media (FB, Instagram, Twitter, Yelp, etc) to encourage Texas businesses to get their GFB on!
Open Carry Banned-OCB, all on the list below ban open carry with the appropriate signage, if it’s not up now it will be soon.
Concealed Carry Banned-CCB-all with CCB ban Concealed Carry-with appropriate signage, if it’s not up now it will be soon.
The following list is compiled from community outreach, business outreach, and the following lists that are all being regularly updated:
Flix Brewhouse Movie Theatre-CCB & OCB
Golden Bingo Family Halls
HEB-all 150 locations
Hideout Theatre & Coffee House-CCB & OCB
24 Hour Fitness-all members are required to sign contracts that they won’t bring any weapons onto their property, including guns.
Planet Fitness-CCB & OCB
Simon Property Group (Simon Malls) who owns >20 malls in Tx
Texas Zero Waste Strategies-consultancy, won’t do business w/businesses allowing Open Carry.
Whataburger-all 780 locations
Amy’s Ice Cream
ColdTowne Theater-CCB & OCB, believe a good bit can take down a gunman and ensuring ColdTowne is a safe space.
Fairview Bed & Breakfast-CCB & OCB
Kerbey Lane Cafe-OCB
Trader Joe’s – (as of 4:53 pm 12/31/2015).
Zinger’s Hardware-CCB & OCB
CJ’s Sports Bar & Grill
Las Vegas Bingo
The Galleria-owned by Simon Malls-OCB
Memorial City Malls
Antone’s Famous Po Boys
Bernie’s Burger Bus
Jenni’s Noodle House
Natachee’s Supper and Punch
Ninfa’s on Navigation
Tacos A Go Go
Treadsack Restaurants (“FYI, Down House, Johnny’s, and Foreign Correspondents have 51% licenses. We will be posting 30.07 signs in Hunky Dory, Bernadine’s, and D&T Drive Inn. I echo Tracy’s statement in the piece: alcohol and guns don’t mix well.”)