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Baltimore, Maryland Postponed or Canceled Events – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Numerous events in Maryland have been postponed or canceled as the number of positive coronavirus cases continues to increase across the state, country and globally.

Governor Larry Hogan asked residents to avoid large rallies while the state reported its 12th positive coronavirus case on Wednesday. Officials also ask companies to cancel large events.

Both Maryland and DC are in a state of emergency.

Here is a list of all state closures:


9:30 am Club & The Anthem: I.M.P, the group that owns the Merriweather Post Pavillion, will postpone all shows at 9:30 am Club, Lincoln Theater and The Anthem and U Street Music Hall in Washington, at least until April 1st.

Users who purchased tickets must contact I.M.P for a refund. Click here for more details.

Annapolis Opera: The Annapolis Opera canceled its Susannah performance on March 13, 15.

Festival of all states: The Maryland Music Educators Association has canceled the All-State Festival to be held this weekend.

BMA: The Baltimore Museum of Art has canceled events regarding the opening of 2020 Vision and Candice Breitz: too long, unread. They also canceled the members’ opening party on March 14-15. They also postponed or canceled any events until April 12th. For more information, click here.

Pearl Jam: A Pearl Jam concert scheduled for March 28 at the Royal Farms Arena has been postponed.

2020 Santé: The Santé 2020 of the National Kidney Foundation – A Taste of Baltimore has been postponed.

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian canceled all public events, scheduling and meetings until May 3.

Walters Art Museum: The Walters Art Museum remains open during normal business hours, but cancels all programming until April 12th. For the latest, click here.


Flying Dog Brewery: Flying Dog has closed their tasting room and canceled all events in the brewery.


Baltimore St. Patrick’s Day Parade: The St. Patrick’s Day parade is canceled.

Maryland CASH Campaign: Money Power Day on March 28 has been canceled.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ocean City: The Delmarva Irish American Club (DIAC) has decided to cancel this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ocean City.

Pratt Libraries: Baltimore’s Pratt libraries canceled all events until March 31st. Libraries will remain open at this time. For more information click here.


MVA: The Maryland Vehicle Administration will see drivers by appointment only.

Nursing homes: The state of Maryland has implemented visit and screening restrictions in care and rehabilitation centers, assisted campuses and retired communities. Visitors are limited to essential people only.

United States Congress: The buildings of the United States Congress and the United States Senate are closed to the public until April 1.


City status: Mayor Jack Young has deferred his city state address, which was scheduled for March 23 to Coppin State University.


Episcopal Church: The episcopal diocese of Maryland is banning the distribution of wine for the next few months.


Colleges: Several universities and colleges in Maryland and DC have started Spring Break early or after Spring Break and are moving to online classes only at least until the end of March.

Public school: Two schools in Prince George County are closed for cleaning after officials said someone affiliated with the school traveled to a country at high risk for coronavirus. The school districts have canceled all trips abroad and international travel.


Baltimore Shamrock 5K: The Baltimore Shamrock 5K has been canceled. All registrations for the race will be postponed to the 2021 race.

Patriot League: U.S. Naval Academy, Loyola University and American University and seven other universities and universities in the Patriot League have canceled spring athletics.

MLS: The Major Soccer League canceled its season for the next 30 days.

Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association: State basketball tournaments for boys and girls, scheduled for March 12-14, have been postponed until further notice.

NBA: The Washington Wizards canceled games indefinitely following the NBA protocol after two Utah Jazz players tested positive for coronavirus.

NCAA: The Big Ten Men tournament is canceled. At this time, no updates for March Madness, however no fans will be allowed to participate in the games if they occur.

NHL: The National Hockey League has suspended its season.


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