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Coronavirus: List of everything canceled, closed or postponed in Minnesota

This list will be updated as more cancelations occur.

It's getting to the point now that so many events are being canceled amid the coronavirus spread that we can't keep up with it all.

As such, we will be updating this list daily with any events that have been canceled or postponed, or services/businesses closed resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak.

If your event or business is making a change, contact us at

Mar. 20

Scripps National Spelling Bee: This year's competition, scheduled for May 24, has been canceled. 

Kohl's: All Kohl's stores nationwide are closing until at least April 1. 

Lutsen Resort: The ski destination in northern Minnesota will close Sunday through the end of April. 

Canterbury Park: The horse racing season is scheduled to begin May 15, but Canterbury President Randy Sampson told the Star Tribune that it's unlikely to open on time. 

Vikings Draft Party: The annual party at U.S. Bank Stadium will not happen this April 23. That was already the case since the NFL canceled all public events for the draft, but if Vikings fans had any questions about the situation here in Minnesota, it's the same. 

Mar. 19

Animal Humane Society: All locations are closed through May 2. 

Mar. 18

Road tests: All road tests/driver tests have been suspended statewide for at least 10 days. 

Hair and nail salons: All hair and nail salons in Minnesota have been ordered to close until at least 5 p.m. on March 27. 

USHL: The amateur hockey league officially canceled the remainder of its season. 

Outlet malls in Eagan, Albertville: Both closed through at least March 29. 

Southdale Center: The Edina mall is closing through at least March 29. 

Mar. 17

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Little Six Casino: Closing as of noon on Wednesday, Mar. 18.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino: Closed until further notice as of 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival: Postponed.

Rolling Stones: May 16 show at U.S. Bank Stadium postponed.

Hennepin County: All county libraries, human service centers and licensing centers closed indefinitely.  

Tom Reid's Hockey Pub: Closed until further notice.

Schmitt Music: All private face-to-face lessons canceled between Mar. 17 and Apr. 5.

Mar. 16

Nickelodeon Universe: Closed from Wednesday, Mar. 18 until further notice.

The Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar: Closed until further notice.

Hot Indian: All three restaurant locations to close as of 3 p.m. Monday.

Duluth Downtown Arts Walk: Scheduled for Mar. 27, will be a virtual event instead.

Canterbury Park: .Closing horse race simulcasting and its card casino until further notice.

Como Zoo and Conservatory: Closed from Mar. 16-27.

MercyMe: Scheduled for Apr. 3 at Target Center, postponed with no rescheduled date announced yet.

Punch Pizza: Closing all locations until further notice.

MayDay Cafe: Closed after employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Seward Cafe and Creamery, Minneapolis: Closed – staff member at nearby Seward Co-op tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.

Great Waters Flying Fish Expo: Canceled.

George's Minnesota Muskie Expo: Will be a virtual expo Mar. 27-29.

St. Paul city facilities, including libraries: All closed Mar. 16-27.

Mar. 15

Minnesota schools: To close Mar. 18-27. Many also closing Mar. 16 and 17.

St. Paul: All Parks and Recreation facilities to close Mar. 16-27.

Land's End stores: Closing until Mar. 29.

Nike stores: All are closing until Mar. 27.

Pla Mor Ballroom in Glencoe, Minnesota: Closed until further notice.

The Foundry Home Goods in Minneapolis: Closed until further notice.

Mar. 14

Gaelic Storm: Show at Fitzgerald Theater on Mar. 17 is postponed.

Travail Kitchen & Amusements: Postpones the opening of its $1 million new restaurant in Robbinsdale.

Bow Wow Film Festival: Scheduled for the Parkway Theater on Mar. 28, pushed back to May 31.

Minnesota Public Radio: All public events canceled from Mar. 14 through Apr. 24.

The James Beard Awards: Postponed till the summer.

The Galleria: Reduced hours now at 10-6 Mon-Sat; 11-5 Sun.

Mall of America: Still open, but large events in common areas have been canceled.

Patagonia: Has closed all of its stores, including its one in St. Paul, until at least Mar. 27, and will continue to pay its staff.

Mar. 13

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: Closed until further notice, unfortunately after we wrote a very excited piece about how it was staying open.

Science Museum of Minnesota: Closed temporarily.

Minnesota Children's Museum: Closed through Mar. 27.

St. Catherine's University: Spring break extended through Mar. 29.

Minnesota Historical Society Historic Sites and Museums: Closed until Mar. 31.

Steve Aoki: Saturday concert at the Minneapolis Armory is postponed.

Carrot Top: Show at Treasure Island on Saturday, Mar. 21 is postponed.

Minnesota Zoo: Is closed until further notice.

Minneapolis Institute of Art: Closing to the public temporarily as of Friday at 5 p.m.

Minnetonka: City council meetings through Mar. 31 suspended. Williston Fitness Center also closed till then.

Plymouth: To close recreation facilities, cancel events, and suspend recreational programming.

Disney on Ice: The shows at Target Center scheduled for Mar. 13-15 are canceled.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres:  Closed until Apr. 12.

MSHSL spring sports/activities: Only tryouts and practices until April 6, no games or competitions allowed until then. More exact info here

Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow: Scheduled for Apr. 2-5 in Minneapolis, has now been canceled.

The Ordway: All events canceled through April 19, 2020, which includes the run of Sting's The Last Ship.

Twin Cities Auto Show: The remainder of the show at the Minneapolis Convention Center has been canceled.

Children's Theater Company: All performances and education programs canceled through Sunday, April 5.

Crayola Experience: At the Mall of America, is temporarily closing for two weeks.

Edina: Closing facilities including the Braemar Arena, field and golf course, Centennial Lakes Park, Edina Senior Center, Edina Art Center, and Edinborough Park between Mar. 14 and at least Friday, Apr. 13.

United Nations Association of Minnesota’s Model UN program: Scheduled for Mar. 19 at the U of M, has been canceled. 

Rock Godz Hall of Fame: Scheduled for Apr. 10 at Grand Casino, has been canceled.

Foreigner: Tonight's Foreigner concert at Treasure Island Resort and Casino has been postponed to a later date.

St. John's/St. Ben's: CSB/SJU will suspend on-campus classes and activities as of 5 p.m. Friday. Students are asked to return home as soon as possible. CSB/SJU will hold classes online from March 23 through April 13.

Twin Cities in Motion: The Hot Dash 5K & 10 Mile scheduled for Mar. 21 is canceled.

DVS: DVS services are unavailable at three deputy registrar offices, with the Maplewood, New Brighton and White Bear Lake offices closed. Find an alternative here.

City of Bloomington: BIG Ice Show scheduled for Mar. 13 and 14, Minnesota Recreation Hockey Tournament scheduled for Mar. 14 and 15, and AR&LE Dance scheduled for Mar. 13 have all been canceled.

University of Minnesota-Duluth: All UMD Fine Arts events canceled through Apr. 1.

High school basketball tournaments: The MSHSL has canceled the boys' and girls' tournaments, along with the state speech tourney being postponed indefinitely. A decision on spring sports is coming later Friday. 

Maple Grove Radio Club: Midwinter Madness event scheduled for Mar. 21 postponed to either summer or fall.

Anoka County Law Day: Scheduled for May 1 at the Anoka County Courthouse, has been canceled.

Twin Cities German Immersion School: Maskenball fundraiser scheduled for Mar. 21 is postponed to an as-yet unannounced date.

Minneapolis Schools: After-school activities, including plays, concerts, inter-district events, field trips, assemblies and fundraisers, canceled of Friday.

Gophers football: Big Ten conference has suspended all team activities through April 6.

Rage Against the Machine: Shows planned for May 11 & 12 with Run The Jewels postponed.

Crosslake/Brainerd: The cities' St. Patrick's Day parades planned for Saturday have been canceled.

First Avenue/Cedar Cultural Center: Shows postponed over the next month include Arca, Post Animals, Drive-By Truckers, Devon Townsend, ZZ Ward, Jens Lekman, and Adam Green.

Guthrie Theater: Canceling all performances until Apr. 5 – includes Twelfth Night, The Bacchae and Centerplay.

Minnesota Republicans: All Congressional District and Basic Political Operating Unit Conventions have been canceled till at least May 1.

Duluth's Grand St. Patrick's Day: The parade and many associated events have been canceled. 

The Masters Golf: Postponed (not Minnesotan obviously, but a bummer if you like to watch).

Northern Suburban Home Show: Scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 14 at Andover YMCA Community Center. Now canceled.

Minnesota Orchestra: Concert performances and events canceled between Mar. 13 and Mar. 23.

G Team Awards Party: Scheduled for Mar. 13 in Burnsville and Mar. 14 in Bloomington, canceled.

Robbinsdale Area Schools: Closed on Friday as a precautionary measure.

Hall of Fame Dance Competition: Scheduled for Mar 13-15 at Ames Center in Burnsville has been canceled.

Mar. 12

American Craft Show: scheduled for Apr. 16-19 at the RiverCentre in St. Paul, has been postponed.

Savage-Prior Lake Area Schools: All district-sponsored events, sporting events and meets, canceled. Community Education classes and events still on.

Dan & Shay: Target Center concert on Apr. 10 postponed to Aug. 29.

University of St. Thomas: Online-only classes begin March 16. 

LuckyPalooza: The St. Patrick's Day festival on West 7th has been canceled.

Walker Art Center: Has canceled all programs till Apr. 15. Galleries to remain open.

NCAA: All NCAA athletics have been canceled through the end of the academic year. 

America's Little Miss Pageant Minnesota: Scheduled for Mar. 13-15 in Bloomington, postponed to June 12-14.

The Loft Wordplay Festival: Originally planned for May 9, it will now be a virtual festival throughout April and May. More info here.

Minneapolis and St. Paul St. Patrick's Day Parades: Scheduled for Wednesday, both now canceled. More here.

Jason Aldean: Mar. 14 concert at Xcel Energy Center rescheduled for Aug. 8.

School District 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan): All school evening activities canceled. 

Minnesota State Colleges: Spring break extended for a week, classes suspended from Mar. 12-16.

Minnesota State Fair: Ticket office closed on Friday for sale of Miranda Lambert, NF tickets. Sales will be conducted online only.

Kenny Chesney: May 2 concert at U.S. Bank Stadium is postponed, new date not yet announced.

Dan & Shay: Concert rescheduled for August 29. 

Fastenal Parallel 45 Festival and World Cup: Scheduled for Mar. 14-17 in Minneapolis, has been canceled.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law: All in-person classes suspended through Apr. 3.

Minnesota State High School League tournaments: Only select number of fans permitted.

E-Bike Challenge Minneapolis: Scheduled for March 28-29, postponed to Oct. 17-18.

Minnesota TwinsMLB suspends spring training, regular season start delayed.

Minnesota United: MLS season has been suspended until further notice.

CentraCare: Has closed all of its facilities to visitors.

Minnesota Wild: Season has been suspended indefinitely.

The Lumineers: Mar. 14 show at Xcel Energy Center, postponed till Sept. 24.

NCHC hockey: conference tournament canceled

WCHA hockey: conference tournaments canceled. 

Gopher men's basketball: Big Ten tournament canceled, season possibly over. 

Gopher women's gymnastics: home meet Saturday against Oklahoma canceled

Ridgedale Center: Family Adventure Fest event planned for Saturday, Mar. 14 is canceled.

Mar. 11

Minnesota History Day Regional Competitions: 9 events scheduled for Mar. 13-28 moved to online only.

Minnesota Timberwolves: NBA season has been suspended.

University of Minnesota: all classes at 5 campuses moved to online-only

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