List of What has been Closed, Canceled or Postponed Events

NON-PROFIT EVENTS

Women of Impact Luncheon: POSTPONED

Original Date: March 20, 2020
Location: Westin La Paloma

TMA Gala: CANCELED

Original Date: March 21, 2020
Location: Tucson Museum of Art

Angel Charity Drop-In at the Drop Out: POSTPONED

Original Date: March 22, 2020
Location: Culinary Drop Out

Boy & Girls Club of Tucson- The Event 2020: POSTPONED

Original Date: March 29, 2020
Location: La Encantada

NAMI Walks: POSTPONED

Original Date: April 4, 2020
New Date: May 30, 2020
The event will not be a “5k your Way,” a virtual 5k. May is Mental Wellness awareness month.

Diaper Bank Dancing with the Stars: POSTPONED

Original Date: April 11, 2020
Location: Loews Ventana Canyon

Pima Council On Aging Gala: CANCELED

Original Date: April 17, 2020
Location: Westin La Paloma

Wine Gone Wild: POSTPONED

Original Date: April 25, 2020
Location: Reid Park Zoo

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health 20th Anniversary Gala: POSTPONED

Original Date: April 25, 2020

 

LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS

State of the City – Tucson: POSTPONED
Date: April 7, 2020
Location: Tucson Convention Center

State of the City – Marana: CANCELED

Date: April 23, 2020

32nd Renaissance Festival: CLOSED

The Arizona Renaissance Festival will close for the rest of the year.
According to the website, the festival will be back in February 2021. Tickets for the festival will be refunded to those who have purchased them between one and four weeks.

UArizona Spring Fling: CANCELED

Dates: April 3-5, 2020

Tucson Parks & Rec: Eggstravaganza, Egg Hunt and Therapeutic Recreation CANCELED

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  • March 28: Egg Hunt in the Park at Quincie Douglas Rec Center
  • April 4: Eggstravaganza at Mansfield Park
  • All Therapeutic Recreation programs

Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair: CANCELED

Date: Friday-Sunday, March 20-22, 2020
“This was a heartbreaking decision as we have spent the last several weeks monitoring all the reliable information related to our region and relying on our local health department professionals to determine the best course for the 100th Fourth Avenue Street Fair,” the North Fourth Avenue Merchants Association said in a news release.
The winter street fair is scheduled for Dec. 11-13.

Pima County Fair: Going On As Planned

Dates: April 16-26, 2020
“We are working closely with Pima County on our current health initiative,” the fair said in a tweet. “Additionally, we continue to abide by all governmental mandates with regards to events and public wellness. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.”

Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance: Several Events CANCELED

  • March 14: Steam Pump Ranch Second Saturdays; Homebuying 101; AARP HealthRhythms
  • March 14-15: Sahuarita Creative Arts Festival
  • March 18: Beyond Bamba: Israeli Cooking
  • March 18: Make Way for Books Story School
  • March 21: Eat Plants: A nutrition class
  • March 25: Make Way for Books Story School
  • April 25: Tempe Marketplace Chalk Walk Festival

Monster Jam: Tucson Events Postponed

The Monster Jam events scheduled for Friday-Sunday, March 20-22 have been postponed. There are no make-up dates yet for the event.

For more information contact Ticketmaster Customer Service online at https://www.ticketmaster.com/h/returns.html or 800-653-8000.

Rialto Theatre: Shows Suspended Until April

The Rialto Theatre has suspended all shows through the beginning of April. Shows will be rescheduled if possible.

Rillito Park: Racing Suspended

Rillito Race Track has suspended racing for March 21-22.

The Rillito Park Foundation is working to reschedule the racing days later in the spring.

Fox Theatre: Events Canceled Until April 5

“While each ticket holder is typically entitled to a refund in those rare circumstances when events are canceled, in this atypical situation we respectfully ask our audiences to consider crowdsharing the financial impact of this pandemic on the Fox,” Fox officials wrote in a statement.

Marana: Several Events Canceled

  • Founders’ Day (March 28): Canceled
  • Discover Marana Gastronomy Tour (March 20-April 10): Canceled

Oro Valley: Several Events Canceled

  • March 17: Public Art Tour
  • March 19: Stormwater Utility Commission Meeting
  • March 28: Bike. Swap. Sell
  • March 29: Taste of Oro Valley
  • April 3: AACM Oro Valley HOA Forum
  • April 4: Oro Valley Kids Concert Series

Sahuarita: Several Events Canceled

  • March 19: Tunes Around Town at Anamax Bark Park
  • March 28: Fiesta Sahuarita

Zin, Blues and BBQ Even: Rescheduled

Hacienda Del Sol has rescheduled its 20th Annual Zin, Blues & BBQ event from March 22 to April 19.

Ticket holders who cannot make the new date should reach out to Ashley McDonald at amcdonald@haciendadelsol.com for a refund.

Songs from the heART: CANCELED

Date: March 25, 2020

Location: The home of Professor Emerita Barbara Rogers

Arizona Arts: CANCELED

“We are sad to announce that in the interest of the health and welfare of our students, faculty, staff, patrons, and performers, Arizona Arts is canceling all performances, exhibitions, and events through the end of the Spring 2020 semester.”

For updates, visit: art.arizona.edu

Sculpture Tucson: CANCELED

Date: April 3-5, 2020
Location: Brandi Fenton Memorial Park in Tucson

“While this difficult decision is disappointing for the organization itself, its artist partners, the Tucson community, financial supporters, food vendors and other partners, preserving the health of artists, volunteers and attendees is the top priority,” the SculptureTucson Board of Directors said in a news release.

Cirque Du Soleil: AXEL Performance CANCELED

Cirque du Soleil will not be performing AXEL as scheduled at the Tucson Arena from April 17-19, 2020.

All ticket holders for AXEL in Tucson will receive official notice on how to proceed from the original point of purchase. If you have purchased your tickets through Ticketmaster, you will automatically be refunded on the credit card used for the purchase.

Cyclovia Tucson: CANCELED

Date: March 29

“Cyclovia Tucson will return when the circumstances are more conducive to public gatherings,” the group said in an email. “This program is resilient and strengthened by the support of the organizations, neighborhoods, and event sponsors.”

Tucson Roadrunners: Season SUSPENDED

“The Arizona Coyotes and Tucson Roadrunners will continue to monitor all the appropriate medical advice, and we will encourage our players and other members of the community to take all reasonable precautions – including self-quarantine, where appropriate,” the organization said in a news release. “The NHL and AHL’s goal is to resume play as soon as it is appropriate and prudent, so that we will be able to complete both league’s seasons.”

Tucson Sugar Skulls: Season POSTPONED

The Indoor Football League announced it is postponing the 2020 season.

World Baseball Classic: POSTPONED

Date: March 12 – 25

The World Baseball Classic qualifier at the Kino Sports Complex has been postponed, according to Major League Baseball. MLB has not announced make-up dates yet. More information can be found HERE.

ATTRACTIONS & COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Children’s Museum Tucson | Oro Valley: CLOSED

The Museum announced Sunday that both locations would be closed until at least the end of March.

For updates, visit: childrensmuseumtucson.org

Kitt Peak: Closed to the public

Tucson Botanical Gardens: OPEN with reduced visitor experience

Effective Tuesday, March 17 the following areas and items are being closed and/or Canceled until further notice:

  • The Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion
  • The public indoor areas of the Gardens that include the Legacy Gallery, Porter Hall, Friends House Galleries as well as the Education Classroom/Gallery
  • All Education classes and docent led tours
  • The Ultimate Home & Garden Tour

Reid Park Zoo: CLOSED

Mini Time Machine Museum: CLOSED

The museum will be temporarily closed, and all programming Canceled, through March 31, 2020.
For updates, visit: theminitimemachine.org

Saguaro National Park: Visitor Centers CLOSED

“We have been asked to limit gatherings of people to less than 10 at one time, according to Leah McGinnis, park Superintendent. “Our visitor centers and interpretive programs routinely have crowds larger than 10. By closing the visitor centers, we are helping to promote social distancing and reduce the spread of the COVID19 pandemic.”

Restrooms and water fountains at the visitor centers will continue to be available. Trails will remain open and staff who would normally be working inside the buildings will be deployed out onto the trail system to greet visitors, while still maintaining appropriate distancing.

Biosphere 2: Public Activities SUSPENDED

A message from Joaquin Ruiz, director of the University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2 and vice president for global environmental futures: “With the escalating public health crisis, we must all take a proactive approach to protecting our community’s health, including our team. With this in mind, Biosphere 2 will be suspending all public activities effective today, March 13, at 4 p.m., for an undetermined period of time.”

For updates, visit: biosphere2.org/visit/COVID-19-announcement

MOCA Tucson: Museum OPEN, programming/events CANCELED

“The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, program participants, staff and the community at large is our highest priority. In an effort to be proactive in the face of the spread of COVID-19 and in keeping with ADHS (Arizona Department of Health Services) and CDC guidelines, we are postponing or canceling all public events and programs until further notice.”

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: CLOSED

“The well-being of our guests, volunteers, employees, and the animals in our care is of paramount importance. The Desert Museum is taking the potential risks of COVID-19, and the recommendations of trusted scientists, public health organizations, and governing authorities seriously. With this in mind, effective March 17th, 2020 the Museum is temporarily closed to public visitors and education and public programs will be Canceled or postponed. The WineDown with Wildlife event scheduled for March 21st and the Packrat Party planned for April 11th have also been Canceled.”

For updates, visit: desertmuseum.org/about/coronavirus.php

Tucson Symphony Orchestra: Performances SUSPENDED

All performances are canceled through the end of March.

The Fox Tucson Theatre: CLOSED

Public performances have been suspended through Sunday, April 5.

For updates, visit: foxtucson.com

Broadway in Tucson at Centennial Hall: CLOSED

They have canceled all performances of “A Bronx Tale and will be closed until April 19.

For updates, visit: broadwayintucson.com

Arizona Theatre Company: CLOSED

ATC has put the production of “The Legend of Georgia McBride on hiatus starting Saturday, March 14, through the end of the month.

For updates, visit: arizonatheatre.org 

UA Presents: CLOSED

UA Presents has canceled the remaining performances in its season.

For updates, visit: uapresents.org

Oro Valley Parks and Recreation: CLOSED most facilities and programming


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