In light of current events and attempts to slow the spread of COVID-19, many events are being postponed or cancelled. We are attempting to compile a list of larger events that have been cancelled in the Columbus and Central Ohio area. Your health is important to us and we will do our best to keep this list accurate. However, please note that this is a helpful list only. Please check the official statements and websites of the companies and events involved.
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Event Information and Cancellations
(to the best of our knowledge)
- Gatherings of more than 100 people – does not include grocery stores, libraries, airports, religious gatherings, weddings, funerals, forms of transit or athletics events that exclude spectators.
- Schools will be receiving an extended 3-week spring break starting March 16.
- Columbus Metropolitan Library closing all locations until April 6th.
- COSI closed for three weeks.
- The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts has suspended all events and performances through April 5th.
- Travel from EU to the U.S. has been restricted.
- Columbus Blue Jackets games are taking place without spectators for the remainder of the season.
- Columbus International Auto Show is canceled.
- Zach Brown Band at Nationwide Arena, March 13th is postponed.
- Ohio State’s Spring Game on April 11 cancelled.
- St. Patricks Day Parade in Dublin canceled.
- Dublin Link Opening postponed.
- All American Columbus Pet Expo, March 13-15, cancelled.
- Columbus Library canceling programs and events until March 31.
- OHSAA Tournaments will continue with limited spectators.
- Ohio Statehouse suspending guided tours through at least March 25.
- The Federal Court is suspending jury trials and grand jury proceedings for 30 days.
- Grace Fellowship is cancelling Thursday service in Pickerington.
- Most colleges have suspended in-person classes until the end of the month.
- Big Ten basketball tournament.
- Ohio State is suspending campus visits through April 20.
- Cleveland International Film Festival has been canceled.
- Many churches have canceled weekend services, including Lifepoint Church, Veritas Community Church, and Grove City United Methodist Church.
You can view a note from the Columbus Expo Center and a calendar of events and cancellations HERE.
Nationwide Arena will be updating each event as changes occur. Check their calendar HERE.