ATLANTA — Here is a list of events that have been canceled or postponed and local businesses and offices that have closed as coronavirus continues to spread in Georgia. Download the WSB-TV News App to receive breaking news alerts as the coronavirus outbreak continues to develop.
Atlanta airport: Some retail establishments and restaurants are intermittently closed at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
African American Male Wellness Walk: The event has been postponed, along with other public events hosted by the Morehouse School of Medicine.
Alliance Theater: The theater is suspending all remaining performances in the 2019-2020 season.
Atlanta Botanical Garden: The garden will be closed through March 30.
Aurora Theatre: Temporary closed to the public.
American Craft Show: Craft fair planned for Cobb Galleria Centre canceled
Atlanta Film Festival: Postpones festival originally slated for April 30 – May 10, 2020
Atlanta History Center: Author Lori Gottlieb cancels upcoming Atlanta History Center talk
Atlanta National College Fair: Atlanta National College Fair March 15 cancelled
Atlanta Science Festival Expo: Atlanta Science Festival cancels expo due to coronavirus pandemic
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Orchestra subs one violin maestro for another
Athens Twilight: Athens Twilight postponed officially
Avalon: Luck of Avalon canceled; more information to come
Children’s Museum of Atlanta: Closed until the end of March.
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center: The venue will close March 16 though March 31. All events scheduled during that time are canceled or postponed.
Cobb Galleria: The Galleria will be closed form March 16 to March 31. All events are canceled or postponed.
Colony Square: 2020 Spring Juried Art Exhibit Tannery Row Artist Colony cancelled; more information to come
CNN Studio Tours: CNN temporarily suspends studio tours amid coronavirus concerns
Dad’s Garage: Dad’s Garage pushes carnival fundraiser to late summer
Dental Dash at Dawn for the Developmentally Disabled: The event scheduled for Saturday, March 21 has been canceled.
Ebenezer Baptist Church: The historic church is canceling Sunday services and moving to online services.
Fox Theatre: The theater is temporarily closing immediately until further notice. NPR is postponing live tapings of Ask Me Another and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! through April 3.
Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech Cognitive Aging conference postponed
Gwinnett County Public Libraries: Libraries are closing march 16 through March 30.
HBCU Heroes’ Sports and STEM Camps 2020: The camps scheduled to take place at Clark Atlanta University this Saturday, March 14th and the two following consecutive Saturdays has been postponed.
Hinman Dental Meeting: Annual dental meeting held in Atlanta canceled
Hiring Expo: WorkSource Fulton Community Hiring Expo “Fulton Friday’s” that was scheduled for April 5 has been postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus.
Hunter Walk Run: The Atlanta Community Food Bank is cancelling the annual Hunger Walk.
17th Annual Jobs Fair at the Georgia International Convention Center: Congressman David Scott announced that the event, set for March 27, has been postponed.
John Lewis celebration: 80th birthday party for congressman is canceled
Lilburn Municipal Court is closed through April 13.
City of Lilburn administrative offices are closed to the general public until further notice.
Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Sites: The buildings within the Martin Luther King Historical Park are closed until further notice. This includes the Visitor Center, Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Fire Station #6, the Dr. King’s Birth Home, and the Eastern National Bookstore. The outdoor spaces in the park will remain open and visitors are free to walk around the park, take pictures of the outside of the buildings and read informational signs that are throughout the park.
NAACP Civil Rights and Training Institute: Postponed until further notice
St. Patrick’s Day: Atlanta and Savannah cancel St. Patrick’s Day festival and parades
Sewa International festival: Holi festival organizers announce cancellation over coronavirus concerns
Shaky Knees/Shaky Boots: The Shaky Knees festival is postponed until October and the Shaky Boots festival is canceled.
SweetWater 420 festival: SweetWater 420 Fest, including SweetWater 420 Fest 5K, scheduled to take place April 24-26, 2020 will be postponed or cancelled.
The World Natural Hair and Healthy Lifestyle Event: More information to come
Zac Brown Band: Zac Brown Band postpones spring dates on ‘The Owl’ tour
Zoo Atlanta: The Zoo is closing Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. and will remain closed to the public through March 31, to a minimum.
- Atlanta United and MLS are suspending games over coronavirus concerns.
- The NBA announced late Wednesday that it has suspended the season. Utah Jazz player tested positive for the coronavirus.
- NCAA cancels all spring and winter championships.
- Major League Baseball is delaying the start of the season by at least two weeks. All Braves spring training games are canceled.
- NASCAR has announced that racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway will be postponed.
- Augusta National said the Masters will not be held April 9-12.
LOCAL COURTS AND CITY OFFICES
Atlanta City Hall: City facilities including City Hall and the Municipal Court will be closed to the public starting Monday.
City of Atlanta: State of the City Address has been postponed.
City of Brookhaven: A city hall employee has tested positive for coronavirus. Brookhaven City Hall will be closed until March 30. The city’s police headquarters and municipal court are also closed to the public.
City of College Park: All engagement with City Hall is by appointment only. All recreation and cultural programs are canceled until further notice.
City of Sandy Springs: Public facilities are now closed to the public.
City of East Point: The City of East Point has declared a local state of emergency and closed all parks and playgrounds and limited all bars and restaurants to 50 people.
Cobb County SPLOST open houses: Canceled for the rest of the month.
DeKalb Tax Commissioners Office: Closed to the public until further notice.
Dunwoody City Hall: City Hall will be closed to the public until March 30.
Georgia Chamber of Commerce: Georgia Chamber postpones upcoming events.
Henry County Courts: All Henry County courts are currently closed to the public. The District Attorney’s Office, Solicitor’s Office and clerk’s office remain open for phone calls and emails.
Milton City Hall: City Hall and police headquarters are closed to the general public. There will be no Municipal Court sessions in the coming weeks.
Sandy Springs Police Department: Headquarters is closed to the general public until further notice.
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