St. Louis-area events canceled or postponed by coronavirus

St. Louis-area events canceled or postponed by coronavirus

From the Spring arts guide: Concerts, festivals, theater and more things to do series
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Until further notice: St. Louis Chess Club and World Chess Hall of Fame are closed. Regularly scheduled classes and lectures will be found online. 

Until further notice: The National Museum of Transportation will be closed but is offering half price admission and miniature train ride tickets now to use at a later date.

Until further notice: The Animal Protective Association of Missouri will be closing but will offer a limited number of adoptions by appointment only. Staff will remain onsite to care for the animals.

Until further notice: The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are temporary suspending operations. Ticketholders will get a full refund for canceled cruises. 877-982-1410. 

Until further notice: The Gateway Arch National Park, which includes the Arch and the Old Courthouse. Arch grounds remain open. Those who have pre-purchased Tram Ride to the Top and documentary movie tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, email

Until further notice: Maryland Heights Community Center is closed.

Until further notice: Helium Comedy Club at the Galleria is closed. 

Until further notice: National Blues Museum is closed. 

Until further notice: The St. Louis County Library (all 20 locations), University City Public Library, St. Louis Public Library, Rock Hill Public Library, St. Charles City-County Library, are closed. The Ferguson Municipal Public Library and all other members (nine total) of the Municipal Library Consortium will be closed; check individual libraries' websites for more information. Jefferson County Library and Rock Hill Public Library, closed through April 6.

Until further notice: International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, closed.

Until further notice: Events such as seminars and wedding receptions are canceled at Busch Stadium.

Until further notice: The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is closed until further notice. 

Until further notice: The St. Louis Zoo is closed. All private and public events as well as educational programs are canceled through April 3. Closer to April, the zoo will determine plans to reopen.

Until further notice: Museum of Contemporary Religious Art is open only to faculty, staff and students of St. Louis University; temporary hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Friday. All previously scheduled public programs are postponed or canceled.

Until further notice: University City Symphony Orchestra, season temporarily suspended.

Until further notice: St. Louis Science Center is closed but will have a staff available Mondays through Fridays to answer questions from the public. Prepaid tickets to exhibits will be refunded.

Until further notice: St. Louis Aquarium, closed.

Until further notice: Urban Breath Yoga classes, canceled.

Until further notice: The Jefferson Barracks Telephone Museum is closed.

Until further notice: The Magic House and MADE for kids, closed. 

Until further notice Missouri Botanical Garden, Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House and Shaw Nature Reserve, closed.

Until further notice: City Museum will close but will post daily experiences on social media. Admission tickets will be valid through Dec. 31.

Until further notice: Foundry Arts Centre, closed.

Until further notice: St. Peters Rec-Plex and Cultural Arts Centre, closed. 

Until further notice: The International Institute campus will hold changed hours, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays, but only assigned staff can enter. English and other classes, volunteer opportunities and community meetings are canceled.

Through April 12: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has canceled all performances and events through the rest of its season. The Rep plans to postpone its mainstage production, "Dreaming Zenzile," and perhaps present the show this summer.

Until April 13: The St. Louis Art Museum is closed, though the closure may be extended. MetroTix will automatically refund tickets for “Millet and Modern Art: Van Gogh to Dalí” and other ticketed programs and lectures.

Until April 15: American Parkinson Disease Association programming, canceled. 

Until April 15: The Missouri Highway Patrol is suspending all written and road driving tests. 

Through April 22: World Chess Hall of Fame Music and Composer series postponed.

Until April 22: Gateway YMCA, which represents more than 25 YMCAs in St. Louis and Illinois, has closed all facilities.

Until April 24: State Historical Society of Missouri, which has a local location on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus, will close all locations.  

Until May 1: Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is closed.

Until May 2: Blue Strawberry Showroom & Lounge, closed, tickets will be honored for postponed shows, refunds available.

Through May 3: COCA, closed. 

Through May 9: Missouri Historical Society closing all three locations (Missouri History Museum, Soldiers Memorial Military Museum and the Library & Research Center) and programming. 

Through May 10: All St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performances and other events at Powell Symphony Hall postponed or canceled.

Through May 11: Kranzberg Arts Foundation venues (the Grandel, the Marcelle, Kranzberg Arts Center, .Zack, High Low, Sophie's Artist Lounge, the Dark Room), closed. For ticketed events, refunds are available, but patrons can also choose to donate.

Through May 11: St. Louis Oasis is suspending its programs through at least May 11.

Through May 15: Performances at The Bach Society are canceled or postponed.

Until May 27: Jazz St. Louis, all educational programs, including JazzU and Jazz Academy, suspended. 

Until mid-May: Six Flags St. Louis, closed.


April 7-19: "Cats," Fox Theatre, postponed.

April 8: All Elite Wrestling, Chaifetz Arena, postponed.

April 9-10: Midwest Digital Marketing Conference, Union Station, canceled and converted to online event May 20-21.

April 10: T.D. Jakes: A Time to Laugh, Stifel Theatre, canceled. Refunds available at point of purchase.

April 10-26: Cinema St. Louis' Robert Classic French Film Festival, various locations, postponed

April 11:  The annual Street Party Run, Streets of St. Charles, St. Charles, postponed to Oct. 17.

April 11: "The Color Purple," Stifel Theatre, canceled. 

April 11: NF concert, Chaifetz Arena, postponed.

April 11: Chamber Music Society of St. Louis "Cookie Concert," 560 Music Center, postponed.

April 12: The Gathering Easter Service, Chaifetz Arena, postponed.

April 14: St. Louis Business Expo and Business Growth Conference, St. Charles Convention Center, rescheduled to Oct. 14.

April 14: International Relations Lecture Series event canceled.

April 15-18: UMSL Music Presents The Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, canceled. For more information, visit the Festival website:

April 16-20: Greater St. Louis Book Fair rescheduled for June 25-28 in Queeny Park.

April 17: "Beth Sholom: Preserving Wright's Only Synagogue," a lecture sponsored by the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth, which was going to be at the Ethical Society on Clayton Road, canceled.

April 17: Legends of Hip Hop, Chaifetz Arena, postponed.

April 17-26: West End Players Guild production of "Bloomsday," Union Avenue Christian Church, canceled. Refunds will be issued automatically.

April 17-May 3: St. Louis Actors' Studio production of "Comfort," Gaslight Theater, postponed.

April 17-May 3: Upstream Theater's production of "Iphigenia in Splott," Kranzberg Arts Center, postponed to Oct. 9-25. 

April 18: SURGE, Art St. Louis' annual fundraising event, postponed.

April 18: "John Pizzarelli: A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole," the Sheldon, postponed.

April 18: St. Louis Classical Guitar, Ethical Society, concert by Ana Vidovic, postponed until further notice.

April 18-25: Military spouse entrepreneurship program sponsored by Veterans Business Resource Center, 911 Washington Avenue, converted to online webinar.

April 20-24: The Art Libraries Society of North America Conference, which was to be held in St. Louis at various locations, is canceled.

April 20: Gateway Journalism Review/St. Louis Journalism Review 50th anniversary celebration featuring Judy Woodruff, Edward Jones Headquarters, postponed to fall.

April 21: Cathedral Concerts, Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, Stile Antico, postponed.

April 21-22: Coffee Concert: Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers, the Sheldon, postponed.

April 23: "Celtic Woman," Fox Theatre, postponed.

April 23: Iliza, Stifel Theatre, postponed to Sept. 24. Tickets will be honored at new date.

April 24: Chaka Khan, Fox Theatre, postponed.

April 24: Asleep at the Wheel concert, the Sheldon, postponed.

April 24: Millennium Tour, Chaifetz Arena, postponed.

April 24: Rise of the Rest Road Trip, sponsored by venture capital firm Revolution and featuring $100,000 prize for an agricultural startup, postponed indefinitely.

April 25: Assistance League of St Louis' Authors Brunch at Edward Jones Atrium, postponed. 

April 25: Alton Symphony Orchestra concert, Alton, canceled. 

April 25-26: Chinese Culture Days, Missouri Botanical Garden, canceled,

April 25-26: St. Louis Earth Day, Forest Park, canceled.

April 26: Collegium Vocale of St. Louis concert, canceled.

April 29: Sheldon Classics: Bjorn Ranheim, the Sheldon, postponed.


May 1: Sheldon Speakeasy, the Sheldon, postponed.

May 2: Trivia Night, Matthews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club, postponed. 

May 2: The Cinco de Mayo festival on Cherokee Street is canceled. 

May 2-3: Waterloo High School Band 11th Annual Flea Market, Monroe County Fairgrounds, Waterloo, Illinois, rescheduled for Sept. 5-6.   

May 2-3: "The SpongeBob Musical," Stifel Theatre, canceled. 

May 3: Cathedral Concerts Annual Gala, postponed - new date TBD.

May 6: Einav Yarden, the Sheldon, postponed.

May 7-17: Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, Grand Center, postponed.

Mother's Day Soul Jam, Stifel Theatre, canceled. Refunds available at point of purchase; online/phone orders will be refunded automatically.

May 8-9: All SIUE spring 2020 commencement ceremonies, postponed. More information here.

May 9: The 442s, the Sheldon, postponed.

May 9: Noam Pikelny and Andrew Marlin, the Sheldon, canceled.

May 15: Alarm Will Sound, the Sheldon, canceled.

May 15-17: "Trolls Live!," Stifel Theatre, postponed until Oct. 2-4.

Through at least May 27: Jazz St. Louis, all performances, postponed

• Read about retail stores in the region that are cutting hours or closing due to the coronavirus.

• Read the list of area restaurants that are closing, switching to carryout or otherwise adjusting due to the coronavirus.

• Fundraising campaigns will benefit artists, restaurant workers in St. Louis 

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