Coronavirus - St. Louis area community event closings

Sam Masterson
March 12, 2020 - 11:47 am
Community Events

This list will continue to be updated as more closures are announced 

St. Louis area sports closingsSt. Louis area school closings / St. Louis area business closings 

Alton Visitors Center -- closed to the public, services rendered virtually until further notice.

Blacklight Run St. Louis (World Wide Technology Raceway) - Originally Scheduled for June 27th postponed.  Race participants will be notified when a new date has been scheduled.

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros -- show scheduled for March 18 at Stifel Theater has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 17 at 7 p.m.

Chaifetz ArenaThere will be no events at Chaifetz Arena on the Saint Louis University campus until at least April 30th.

City of St. Louis Recreation Department - All 7 centers closed until further notice.

Edwardsville City Council -- all meetings moved to Wildey Theatre, anyone who attends will have their temperature taken and will be required to wash their hands before entering.

Fight for Air Climb -- scheduled for April 4 at One Metropolitan Square downtown, organizers are working on a new date.

Gabriel Iglesias -- Dates on March 13th and 15th at Stifel Theater has been postponed, ticketholders should hold onto their tickets while a rescheduled date is being worked out.

Gateway Arch National Park The National Park Service has announced the temporary closure of the park, which includes the Old Courthouse, beginning March 18 until further notice.

Gateway Region YMCA (All Branches) - closing facilities at the close of business Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29, 2020, with the intent to reopen on Monday, March 30. 

GO! St. Louis Marathon -  The GO! St. Louis Marathon Weekend that was originally scheduled for March 28-29 has been canceled.

Granite City Elks Lodge -- closed from Tuesday through March 30.

HealthWorks! Kids Museum St. Louis -- closed through at least March 30

Illinois Department of Natrual Resources - State Parks, Recreational Areas, Fish & Wildlife Areas, and Historic Sites closed until further notice.

Illinois High School Association - IHSA has canceled its remaining winter State Series postseason tournaments, which include Boys Basketball, Scholastic Bowl, Drama & Group Interpretation, Music Organization, Debate and Journalism.

Illinois State Museum -- campuses in Springfield, Lewistown and Lockport are suspending all programs, events and group visits through April 10.

Kranzberg Art Foundation -- all venues: The Grandel Theatre, The Marcelle, The Kranzberg Studio, Black Box and Gallery, .ZACK Theatre, High Low, Sophie's Artist Lounge and The Dark Room are closed through at least May 11. 

Missouri Botanical Garden - All of its affiliated sites are postponing or canceling all events that attract large crowds through May 1. Missouri Botanical Garden, Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, Shaw Nature Reserve, Litzsinger Road Ecology Center and the Little Shop Around the Corner closed through April 3.

Madison County Catholic Charities -- Help on the Move fundraiser moved from March 21 to August 15 at 6 p.m.

Maplewood Municipal Court -- suspended through March 27.

March Madness games in St. Louis - The First and Second Round games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament scheduled to be hosted in St. Louis have been canceled.

Missouri Primary Election -- postponed from April 7 to June 2.

Missouri Legislature -- session cancelled the week of 3/16.

Missouri Regional Chamber - has postponed all of its March events

Missouri State High School Activities Association - MSHSAA has canceled the remainder of the Show-Me Showdown for Classes 4 and 5.

Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites - all programs and events canceled through April 30, including school tours. State Park visitors centers and campgrounds will remain open.

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Nightsweats -- Stifel Theatre show scheduled for March 19 postponed until November 14.

Pearl Jam - The band has postponed the rest of its tour, including the April 4 show in St. Louis.

PrideFest 2020 - The weekend celebration has been pushed back to Aug. 15-16.

Roosevelt High School Alumni Association -- luncheon scheduled for April 8 has been canceled, the next luncheon is scheduled for June 10.

Saint Louis Zoo - closed until further notice.

St. Charles City-County Public Library - All Branches Closed through April 5.  Classes and Events cancelled through May 10.

St. Charles County Parks Programs - All programs are suspended through April 3rd.  Parks will remain open. All indoor reservations larger than 50 people through May 10th will be rescheduled.  

St. Charles Home Show -- scheduled for April 3-5, this show has been canceled.

St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station - The Aquarium is temporarily closing through March 31.

St. Louis Art Museum - Closed for 4 weeks beginning March 16.

St. Louis Board of Aldermen -- all meetings and committee hearings suspended until further notice

St. Louis Blues events - A number of fan and season ticket holder events from now through early April have been postponed.  

St. Louis Cardinals events -- Busch Stadium tours, the Cardinals 5K and CAP Education programs are postponed until further notice.

St. Louis Circuit Court -- jury trials suspended until April 13, and walk in weddings suspended through April 2.

St. Louis County Council -- no committee hearings scheduled until further notice, the county is looking at alternate ways to conduct regular meetings.

St. Louis County Public Library -- All programming, events and outreach efforts are suspended starting Monday, March 16. This includes author readings and outside use of meeting space. Branches closed March 17 - April 3

St. Louis Public Library -  Closed beginning Monday March 16th at 6pm until further notice.

St. Louis Science Center -- closed through March 31.

St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club -- facilities and programs suspended indefinitely, organization is taking things on a week-by-week basis.

St. Louis University -- The RecycleMania E-Waste drive scheduled for March 19 is canceled. A lecture from immigration activist Diane Gurerro slated for April 1 is canceled.  Geo-Resolution Conference and St. Louis GeoFutures Initiative announced the postponement of the 2020 conference.

St. Louis Youth Soccer Association -- all games postponed through at least March 22.

St. Patrick's Day Parades - Many holiday parades in the St. Louis area have canceled or postponed their parades, including downtown St. Louis, Dogtown, Belleville, Alton and Cottleville

St. Peters Senior Center -- all congregant services canceled through March 31.

St. Peters Senior Center Meals on Wheels -- moving to one frozen delivery per week beginning March 20.

St. Peters Rec-Plex, Cultural Arts Center -- closed through April 3.

Schlafly Tap Room Stout & Oyster Festival - The 2020 Stout & Oyster Festival set to take place at the Schlafly Tap Room on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 has been canceled.

The Fox Theatre - All shows and events are cancelled through at least March 31.

Urban League of St. Louis -- 102nd annual dinner on March 23 canceled

Wentzville Parks and Recreation -- all indoor facilities closed, programs postponed through April 4. This includes Progress Park and the Wentzville Ice Arena.

West End Players Guild -- All performances of Bloomsday scheduled from April 17 - 26 have been canceled.

Zac Brown BandThe band has postponed the rest of its tour, including the March 12 show in St. Louis.