DC-Area Closures and Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Last updated: 3/23/20 at 10:16am

  • The National Park Service is urging people to stay away from the Tidal Basin and is closing nearby closing streets.
  • WMATA has closed the Smithsonian and Arlington Cemetery stations to discourage people from viewing the cherry blossoms.
  • United States Botanic Garden conservatory is closed until at least April 1.
  • United States National Arboretum Administration Building/Visitor Center and the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum closed until further notice
  • Glenstone Museum interior exhibits closed until further notice
  • National Cherry Blossom Festival
    • The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade is canceled
    • Petalpalooza is canceled
    • Pink Tie Party scheduled for March 20 is postponed. Future dates are being considered. Silent auction fundraiser will still take place, but online
    • The Opening Ceremony will not take place as planned at Warner Theatre
    • The Blossom Kite Festival on National Mall on March 28 is canceled
    • The Tidal Basin Welcome Area presented with the National Park Service and ANA Stage is canceled
    • Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run canceled
    • The Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival is postponed
    • The Anacostia River Festival is postponed until Aug. 9, 2020.
  • Smithsonian Institution - Postponing or canceling all rentals, public events, programming and gatherings through May 3
  • St. Patrick’s Parade - Postponing annual celebration for an event and date still to be determined
  • HopFest - Postponed until a later date
  • DC Environmental Film Festival - Canceled
  • Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC'sGenderosity - Postponed
  • DC Jazz Festival - Pre-festival events through April 14 are canceled
  • Ireland at The Wharf- Postponed
  • The Washington Ballet'sSwan Lake - Postponed until June 13-21
  • Rock 'n' Roll Marathon- Postponed
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DC-Area Sports Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

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DC-Area School Closing Information

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