San Diego: Closures, Cancellations & Postponements Due To Coronavirus

A current list of concerts, festivals, sporting events, and venues in San Diego, that have been closed, cancelled, postponed, or altered due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Based on recommendations from the World Health Organization, the CDC, and Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, "We would recommend that there not be large crowds."

UPDATES:

Wednesday (3/18): Sycuan Casino Resort will be temporarily closing amid continuing COVID-19 concerns. This closure will become effective on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 12PM, through at least the end of March. The Sycuan Market will remain open.

Tuesday (3/17): California State Parks announced the temporary closure of all campgrounds in the state park system to support state and local efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). At this time, non-campground outdoor areas of parks, including trails and beaches, remain open. Visitors are reminded to practice social distancing and maintain at least six feet between other visitors and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Restrooms also remain open, and visitors are advised to take soap for hand washing and alcohol-based hand sanitizers when water is not available. 

Sunday (3/15): California State Governor Gavin Newsom declared that all bars, nightclubs, breweries, and wineries must close because their operation is not essential. In addition, the CDC recommended that no gatherings with 50 people or more take place for the next eight weeks to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

SAN DIEGO / Southern California Events Impacted:

  • March 26 Padres Opening Day | POSTPONED
  • March 26 East Village Opening Day Block Party | CANCELLED
  • March 26 - 29 Kia Classic in Carlsbad | POSTPONED
  • March 28 Race for Autism | VIRTUAL participation only
  • March 29 Awesome 80s Run | VIRTUAL participation only
  • March 29 Picnic in the Park in National City | POSTPONED
  • March 30 - April 3 Spring Food Truck Events in Balboa Park | CANCELLED
  • March 31 Celine Dion concert | POSTPONED
  • April 4 Parkinson's Association Step By Step 5k | POSTPONED
  • April 4 Santee's Spring Eggstravaganza | CANCELLED
  • April 5 GranFondo cyclist race | POSTPONED
  • April 10-12 WonderCon Anaheim | POSTPONED
  • April 13 Pearl Jam concert | POSTPONED
  • April 10-12 and 17-19 Coachella | POSTPONED to October 9-11 and 16-18, 2020.
  • April 19 EarthFair in Balboa Park | POSTPONED to September 13, 2020.
  • April 24-26 Stagecoach | POSTPONED to October 23-25, 2020.
  • May 8 Rolling Stones concert | POSTPONED
  • The San Diego Zoo and Safari Park will be closed from Monday, March 16 - April 1.
  • Legoland California will be closed from Saturday, March 14 - 31.
  • SeaWorld parks will be closed from Monday, March 16 - 31.
  • Birch Aquarium is closed to the public until further notice.
  • The USS Midway Museum will be closed temporarily starting Monday, March 16.
  • The Broadway San Diego production of Frozen has been postponed. More info here.
  • The Old Globe has suspended public performances now through the end of March.
  • San Diego Opera, San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Music Society and La Jolla Playhouse have cancelled or postponed performances through the end of March.
  • Old Town's Cygnet Theatre is postponing all performances from March 12 - April 15.
  • California Center for the Arts Escondido is cancelling / postponing all events now - March 31.
  • San Diego Padres will not hold any events at Petco Park for at least the remainder of March.
  • San Diego Gulls hockey are suspending play until further notice.
  • San Diego Loyal soccer team has postponed the team's home opener and play until USD reopens campus activities.
  • San Diego Legion rugby is suspending regular season play for 30 days starting March 12.
  • San Diego Seals lacrosse season is temporarily suspended.
  • San Diego Sockers' season has been suspended.
  • All Little League baseball and softball activities suspended until April 6.

SCHOOLS and UNIVERSITIES Impacted:

  • San Diego State University SDSU | Following Spring Break, effective April 6, 2020 all courses will be conducted online, not on campus or classrooms.
  • University of California San Diego UCSD | Will begin conducting all courses and lectures remotely on March 25 when the spring quarter begins.
    • Certain sports events have been affected as well.
  • University of San Diego USD | All classes are cancelled March 14 - 22. Starting March 23 the university is moving to campus-wide remote teaching starting March 23 and through the end of the spring semester. Students living in on-campus residence halls are being asked to relocate by March 22.
    • All intercollegiate athletic events and club sports are cancelled for the rest of the season.
  • Southwestern College students and campus staff are moving all in-person classes to online or distributed instruction from March 16 - 20.
  • Palomar College is moving all classes online starting March 30 and for the remainder of the spring semester.
  • Grossmont and Cuyamaca College campuses will close March 16 - 20 and shift to online instructions through March 29. Classes to resume March 30 - more details.
  • San Diego Community Colleges will close beginning Monday, March 16. On March 23, 100% of classes will resume and be taught remotely - more details.
  • Alliant International University has moved all on-campus and ground-based courses to virtual classrooms.

The following San Diego Schools Districts have announced closures:

  • Alpine Union School District (through April 13)
  • Bonsall Unified School District (through April 3)
  • Borrego Springs Unified School District (through March 27)
  • Cajon Valley Union School District (through April 20)
  • Cardiff School District (through March 27)
  • Carlsbad Unified School District (through April 10)
  • Chula Vista Elementary School District (through April 3)
  • Coronado Unified School District (through April 3)
  • Dehesa School District (through April 17)
  • Del Mar Union School District (through March 27)
  • Encinitas Union School District (through April 10)
  • Escondido Union Elementary School District (through April 13)
  • Escondido Union High School District (through April 13)
  • Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (through April 10)
  • Fallbrook Union High School District (through April 10)
  • Grossmont Union High School District (through April 10)
  • Jamul-Dulzura Union School District (through April 20)
  • Julian Union Elementary School District (through April 3)
  • Julian Union High School District (through April 3)
  • Juvenile Court and Community Schools (through April 3)
  • La Mesa-Spring Valley School District (through April 10)
  • Lakeside Union School District (through April 17)
  • Lemon Grove School District (through April 17)
  • Mountain Empire Unified School District (through April 13)
  • National School District (through April 3)
  • Oceanside Unified School District (through April 10)
  • Poway Unified School District (through April 3)
  • Ramona Unified School District (through March 27)
  • Rancho Santa Fe School District
  • San Diego Unified School District (through April 6)
  • San Dieguito Union High School District (through March 27)
  • San Marcos Unified School District (through April 10)
  • San Pasqual Union School District (through April 13)
  • San Ysidro School District (through April 6 (staff)/April 7 (students)
  • Santee School District (through April 10)
  • Solana Beach School District (through April 10)
  • South Bay Union School District (through April 3)
  • Spencer Valley School District (through April 6)
  • Sweetwater Union High School District (through April 3)
  • Vallecitos School District (through April 14)
  • Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District
  • Vista Unified School District (through April 3)
  • Warner Unified School District (through March 27)

Charter and Private School Closures:

  • Albert Einstein Academies (through April 9)
  • America's Finest Charter School (through April 6)
  • Audeo Charter School (through April 6)
  • ACES Academy (through April 5)
  • AIM High - Mt. Helix Academy (through April 5)
  • Aseltine School (through April 12)
  • Banyan Tree Foundations Academy - San Diego (through April 5)
  • Barona Indian Charter School (through April 17)
  • Bella Mente Montessori Academy (through April 10)
  • Calvary Christian Academy (through April 3)
  • Charter School of San Diego (through April 6)
  • Children's Workshop (through April 5)
  • Children’s Creative & Performing Arts Academy (through April 6)
  • City Heights Prep (through April 6)
  • Community School of San Diego (through April 5)
  • Community School of San Diego High School (through April 5)
  • Community Transition Academy (through April 5)
  • COOK Education Center (through April 5)
  • Darnall Charter School (through April 6)
  • e3 Civic High School (through April 10)
  • Einstein Elementary and Middle Schools (through April 10)
  • Elevate Elementary (through April 6)
  • Empower Charter School (through April 6)
  • Epiphany Prep Charter School (through April 3)
  • Escondido Charter High School (through April 13)
  • Excelsior Academy (through April 5)
  • Gompers Preparatory Academy (through April 6)
  • Greater San Diego Academy (through April 20)
  • Guajome Schools (through April 3)
  • Hawking STEAM Charter Schools 
  • Health Sciences High (through April 6)
  • Health Sciences Middle (through April 6)
  • Helix Charter High School (through March 27)
  • Heritage K-8 Charter School (through April 13)
  • High Tech High (through April 6)
  • High Tech High International (through April 6)
  • High Tech High Media Arts (through April 6)
  • High Tech Middle (through April 6)
  • High Tech Middle Media Arts (through April 6)
  • High Tech Elementary Explorer (through April 6)
  • High Tech Elementary (through April 6)
  • High Tech High Mesa (through April 6)
  • High Tech Middle Mesa (through April 6)
  • High Tech Elementary Mesa (through April 6)
  • High Tech High North County (through April 6)
  • High Tech Middle North County (through April 6)
  • High Tech Elementary North County (through April 6)
  • High Tech High Chula Vista (through April 6)
  • High Tech Middle Chula Vista (through April 6)
  • High Tech Elementary Chula Vista (through April 6)
  • Holly Drive Leadership Academy (through April 6)
  • Iftin Charter School (through April 6)
  • Ingenuity Charter School (through April 6)
  • Innovations Academy (through April 6)
  • Integrity Charter School (through April 3)
  • KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy (through April 3)
  • Kavod Charter School (through April 17)
  • Keiller Leadership Academy (through April 9)
  • Kidinnu Academy (through April 17)
  • King-Chavez Academy of Excellence (through April 6)
  • King-Chavez Arts Academy (through April 6)
  • King-Chavez Primary Academy (through April 6)
  • King-Chavez Preparatory Academy (through April 6)
  • King-Chavez Community High (through April 6)
  • King-Chavez Athletics Academy (through April 6)
  • Learning Choice Academy (through April 6)
  • MAAC Community Charter School (through April 3)
  • Magnolia Science Academy (through April 6)
  • McGill School of Success
  • Mission Valley Academy (through April 5)
  • Museum School (through April 21)
  • National University Academy 1001 STEAM (through April 6)
  • National University Academy - Dual Language Institute 
  • NewBridge School
  • North County Trade Tech High School (through April 3)
  • O'Farrell Charter School (through April 6)
  • Oak Grove (through April 5)
  • Old Town Academy (through April 6)
  • Pacific Springs Charter School - will temporarily stop providing in-classroom education at least through April 10
  • Pacific View Charter School (until April 13)
  • River Valley Charter School (through April 17)
  • SIATech North County Independent Study, Oceanside (through April 3)
  • SIATech at San Diego Job Corps Center, Imperial Beach (closed March 17 – April 3)
  • SIATech South Bay Independent Study High School, Chula Vista (through April 3)
  • San Diego Center for Children Academy (through April 5)
  • San Diego Cooperative Charter School (through April 6)
  • San Diego Diocese - all parish and diocesan schools 
  • San Diego Global Vision Academy (through April 6)
  • Sam and Rose Stein Education Center (through April 5)
  • Scholarship Prep (through March 27)
  • School for Entrepreneurship & Technology (through April 6)
  • Sierra Academy of San Diego (through April 13)
  • Sierra Springall Academy (through April 13)
  • South Bay Christian Academy (through April 17)
  • T.E.R.I., Inc. - Learning Academy (through April 5)
  • T.E.R.I., Inc. - The Country School (through April 5)
  • The Koonings Center
  • The Preuss School UC San Diego (through April 6)
  • The Winston School (through April 13)
  • Tri-City Christian School (through April 3)
  • Trinity Christian School
  • Tubman Village Charter School (through April 6)
  • Urban Discovery Schools (through April 6)
  • Urban Skills Center (through April 5)
  • Vista Christian School (through April 3)
  • Vista Christian Preschool (through April 3)
  • Vista Springs Charter School - will temporarily stop providing in-classroom education at least through April 10

NATIONAL Cancellations and Postponements, including SPORTS:

  • Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park will be closed starting Saturday, March 14 and continuing through at least the end of March 2020.
  • Universal Studios Hollywood will closed with a targeted reopening date of March 28, 2020.
  • Live Nation is "hitting the pause button on current touring arena shows through the end of the month" (March).
  • The PGA Masters Tournament originally scheduled to start on April 9 has been postponed and the remainder of the Players Tournament is cancelled.
  • NBA the National Basketball Association has suspended its season TFN due to a player testing positive for the virus.
  • MLB Major League Baseball is suspending spring training and the start of the regular season.
  • NHL and AHL National and American Hockey Leagues have decided to suspend their seasons indefinitely.
  • The NCAA has cancelled March Madness, plus SEC, Big Ten, Ivy League, AAC, MAC, ACC, Big 12 and WAC have all cancelled their conference tournaments.
  • The Boston Marathon scheduled for April 20 has been postponed for September 14.
  • XFL has cancelled its remaining regular season games.
  • CIF State Basketball Championship games have been cancelled.
  • The National Lacrosse League NLL has temporarily suspended play.
  • The USL United Soccer League on March 12 announced that it will postpone play for at least 30 days.
  • Austin's South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival scheduled for March 13-22 has been cancelled.
  • James Bond "No Time To Die" release date postponed from April to November 2020.
  • "Peter Rabbit 2" release date postponed from April 3 to August 7, 2020.
  • "A Quiet Place 2" March 20 release has been postponed TBD.
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony scheduled for May 2 has been postponed.

We will be updating this list frequently. So, be sure to check back to get the latest event updates in San Diego!

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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION SOURCES

San Diego County Health and Human Services SDCHHS

California Department of Health CDH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC

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