NAICS Code 71 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Industry

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Description

The Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation sector includes a wide range of establishments that operate facilities or provide services to meet varied cultural, entertainment, and recreational interests of their patrons. This sector comprises:

  1. Establishments that are involved in producing, promoting, or participating in live performances, events, or exhibits intended for public viewing
  2. Establishments that preserve and exhibit objects and sites of historical, cultural, or educational interest
  3. Establishments that operate facilities or provide services that enable patrons to participate in recreational activities or pursue amusement, hobby, and leisure-time interests

Some establishments that provide cultural, entertainment, or recreational facilities and services are classified in other sectors. (See Cross-References below)

Cross References

Excluded from this sector are:

  1. Establishments that provide both accommodations and recreational facilities, such as hunting and fishing camps and resort and casino hotels are classified inSubsector 721, Accommodation 
  2. Restaurants and night clubs that provide live entertainment in addition to the sale of food and beverages are classified inSubsector 722, Food Services and Drinking Places 
  3. Motion picture theaters, libraries and archives, and publishers of newspapers, magazines, books, periodicals, and computer software are classified inSector 51, Information
  4. Establishments using transportation equipment to provide recreational and entertainment services, such as those operating sightseeing buses, dinner cruises, or helicopter rides, are classified inSubsector 487, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation

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