Coronavirus Closures & Cancellations


As we get word on events being canceled and places being closed due to the threat of Coronavirus we will add them to the list. We will do our best to keep you informed.  

We take safety seriously and want to be sure to keep you all informed of happenings with the Coronavirus. Keep washing your hands and staying home when you don’t feel well. Please note we will add to this list as we hear updates. 

We have an updated post about WHAT IS OPEN, WHAT IS CLOSED. Please click here to visit our new informative post. 

Coronavirus cancellations

All Jefferson County Public School Activities 

All Catholic School Athletic Association activities 

The St.Patricks Day Parade

All programs and meetings booked at the Louisville Free Public Library for the next 3 weeks. 

Louisville City FC opening home game at their new stadium – hopefully, to be rescheduled

Hot Wheels and Monsters Trucks at the YUM Center (likely postponed to a later date)

All Derby Dinner Playhouse   

Dragon Hoops with Gene Luen Yan presented by Carmichael’s and The Louisville Free Public Library 

Home Depot Free Kids Workshops – Canceled until further notice.

Anderson East & Foy Vance 12 Round Tour at Old Forest Paristown Hall

The Next Louisville Civic Assembly – Louisville Free Public Library 

Gilda’s Club is canceling two of its upcoming fundraising events and cancel all clubhouse and off-site program offerings.

Atherton High School Theatre Department’s production of The Sound of Music

All Lowes Workshops Canceled until further notice. 

FEAT egg hunt

Michael Buble concert at KFC YUM! Center.

Girls Rock Louisville events

Louisville Turners Circus Show (likely to be rescheduled)

Southeast Christian Church Winter Jam

Taste of Middletown – Reschedule to June 8, 2020. 

St. Bernadette Catholic Church Fish Fry’s 

LVA Ballotbox Opening Postponed.

University of Louisville suspends all sports activities immediately and indefinitely

Louisville Film Society, Owsley Brown Presents and River City Drum Corp have decided to postpone this Sunday’s premiere of River City Drumbeat

Oldham County Arts Center all activities canceled

Clarksville Parks and Recreation – As a precaution, this weekend’s Saturday Morning program is CANCELED.

The Kentucky Derby Festival announced that it’s postponing all of its events until FALL 2020

KMAC Museum 

St. John Kid’s Kloset Consignment Sale – postponed until April 17 and 18th. 

Kids 2 Kids/Louisville Parents of Multiples Club Consignment Sale 

Norton Healthcare Classes

Louisville Zoo 

Spring into Derby – postponed

Louisville Parks and Recreation – All organized group activities, including classes, programs, volunteer projects, and athletic league games are canceled through April 5 have been canceled. The department will not be accepting rentals of facilities and shelters through April 5. All rentals through April 5 will be canceled at the close of business Friday, March 13.

The Wilderness Louisville Senior Center will also be closed at the end of business Friday, March 13, through April 5. The department’s senior nutrition program will continue operations and we will be working with our partners to determine the best way to provide nutritional services to that population.

The city’s 13 community centers will remain open. However, they will be staffed on a limited basis and no programs, classes or services will be provided through April 5.

The two historic homes operated by the department – Historic Locust Grove and Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, will also remain open but will be offering no programming or volunteer projects through April 5.

The city’s 120 parks, including its 18 Olmsted-designed parks and the 6,700-acre Jefferson Memorial Forest, will remain open with no restrictions on access. Jefferson Memorial Forest’s Welcome Center also will be open to the public.

Louisville Grows:
Citizen Forester 101 Training (March 21)
Community Garden Grant Workshop (March 21 and 26)
California Tree Planting (April 4)
Green Heart Tree Canvassing
Citizen Forester Meetup (March 19)
Cooking with Kin (March 14 and 24)
Cooking Class with Soul (March 28)
Sprouting Cooks (April 1 and 8)
Healthy House Art Gallery viewing (through April 12)

The Parklands:

  • The PNC Achievement Center for Education & Interpretation in Beckley Creek Park, home to The Parklands Welcome Center and headquarters of the Outdoor Classroom, is closed.
  • All education programming is postponed. This includes field trips, Wednesday Wonders, and Storytime in the Storybook Forest. We hope to re-open our Welcome Center and resume our weekly programming the week of April 6.
  • Spring Break Camps are canceled. Those who have registered will be issued a full refund.
  • Park Roots: Birding for Beginners, a Parklands Member event scheduled for March 28, 2020, has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen – Postponed 

Closures due to Coronavirus

Jefferson County Public School – March 16-April 6 – JCPS will be providing lunch to students during the closure. To see a full list of locations serving lunch, click here.

Louisville Catholic Schools

Oldham County Schools March 16 until we reopen on Monday, April 6. Child enrichment centers will be closed starting March 16.  

Anchorage School District 

Clarksville Community Schools 

Henry County Public Schools – closed until April 13

Kentucky County Day beginning on Monday, March 16, through the beginning of Spring Break on Friday, March 27. Spring Break runs from March 27–April 5. Campus will be open on Monday, March 16, so that students and faculty may pick up anything they need to continue their education from home. KCD’s campus will then be closed from March 17–April 5. With the exception of select athletic practices on Friday, March 13, all scheduled school events, trips, and athletic games and practices between Friday, March 13, and Sunday, April 5, will be canceled or postponed.

Mary T. Aquatic Center – Closed Until April 6

Turnip the Beet – Closed until April 15

KMAC Museum – closed until further notice 

The Kentucky Science Center – Closed and suspending all programming. 

Kentucky Derby Museum to Temporarily Close Museum to Visitors

The University of Louisville – Spring Break is extended through March 17. Classes will be delivered remotely starting March 18 through April 5. 

Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium through April 30

Bellarmine University – Beginning March 12, classes on campus are suspended until March 18, and will resume through remote forms of learning until April 1.

Indiana University Southeast – Following the IU spring break, March 15-22, the IU Southeast campus and all other IU campuses will be teaching all classes remotely by various distance-learning modalities.

Art Eatables – Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 15. In an effort to help “flatten the curve” as it concerns COVID19, we are closing our shops over the weekend.

The Speed Art Museum – Until April 1

Old Forester, Woodford, Angel’s Envy, Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Four Roses, Rabbit hole. All closed for tours.

Dave & Buster’s – Until further notice  

Main Event – until April 30

Here is a list of where kids can get meals when JCPS closes

Tips to help keep you safe:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

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