Theme Parks & Attractions
- Walt Disney World Resort will remain closed until further notice.
- Universal Orlando will temporarily close its parks through April 19. This includes theme parks and Universal CityWalk. The Universal Orlando Resort hotels have also temporarily suspended operations.
- SeaWorld Orlando will temporarily close its parks through the end of the month.
- LEGOLAND Florida Resort has extended the temporary closure of its theme park and water park through April 14.
- The Holy Land Experience has decided to temporarily close through the end of March.
- Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will temporarily be closed until further notice.
- Both Fun Spot locations are temporarily closed until further notice.
- Orlando Science Center will be closed March 16-29, Re-opening on March 30.
- All Crayola Experience locations will temporarily shut down at the close of business Friday and reopen in two weeks.
- The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens will be temporarily closed to the public, effective immediately.
- All state parks in Florida have been closed. For more info, click here.
- National Basketball Association suspended their operations Thursday evening.
- Major League Soccer has announced that the season will be delayed.
- The National Hockey League announced it is pausing its 2020 season.
- Major League Baseball has canceled the remainder of spring training and is pushing back the start of the regular season at least two weeks. The regular season was originally scheduled to start March 26.
- The PGA Tour canceled the Players Championship after the first round, and also all tournaments until the Masters.
- The XFL has suspended play as of Thursday, effective immediately.
- The NCAA has canceled the 2020 Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, along with all other winter season championship events.
- Orlando Pride is still scheduled to open the 2020 season on April 19 versus Sky Blue FC at Exploria Stadium.
Local Closures and Cancellations
- Orange and Osceola Counties are under “stay-at-home” executive order that went into effect Thursday, March 26 and will continue for two weeks. Residents are still able to go out and get groceries, medicine, and essential supplies.
- Seminole County officials have mandated a “Social Distancing Order” that will go into effect Sunday, March 29 at 11:59 p.m. Business will be allowed to stay open, pending certain CDC guidelines. For more info, visit the county website here.
- City of Orlando. All city-hosted, city-sponsored, and city-permitted events with an estimated attendance of 250 or more people are canceled or postponed, this includes the Orlando Farmers Market until further notice.
- City of Winter Park
- Winter Park Farmers’ Market will be closed on March 28.
- All City advisory board meetings have been canceled.
- All indoor youth and adult athletic leagues managed by the city have been suspended.
- Childcare programs and spring break camps held at city facilities have been suspended.
- Senior programming held at city facilities has been suspended.
- All Florida State Parks announced that every state park will close Monday, March 23.
- All Flagler County Beaches are now closed until further notice.
- Brevard County announced all county, municipal and Patrick Air Force Base-area beaches will close Friday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. but remain open on the weekdays.
- All county-sponsored events in Lake County have been postponed through the end of March. That includes events at all county libraries.
- The Orange County Library System has announced it will close all 16 locations for an undetermined period of time.
- Seminole County Public Libraries will close Monday afternoon (3/16) starting at 3 p.m.
- Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has postponed events at least through the end of March. Find a list of affected shows here.
- All YMCA of Central Florida Family Centers will be closing, effective end of day March 16 until at least March 30.
- RDV Sportsplex Athletic Club will be closed March 16 through March 31.
- Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra has canceled all events currently scheduled through Thursday, April 30, 2020.
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium will be temporarily closed starting on Wednesday, March 18.
- Madame Tussauds Orlando, Sea Life Orlando Aquarium and the Wheel at Icon Park have temporarily closed.
- Bok Tower Gardens is closed and will not reopen until Friday, April 3.
- All Cinemark, Regal Cinemas, and AMC Theatres have closed. Check websites for possible opening dates.
- Enzian Theater is closed March 17-April 2. Tickets bought for programming during the closure will be automatically refunded in the next 7-10 business days.
- All LA Fitness gyms, YouFit gyms, 24 Hour Fitness centers, and Planet Fitness gyms are closed at least until March 30.
- SUBU Crossfit in downtown Orlando has closed.
- Taste of Oviedo has been postponed due to rising concerns regarding Coronavirus. Taste of Oviedo is now scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2020.
- The IOA Corporate 5K, originally scheduled for April 9, has been postponed until Oct. 1, 2020. Any questions should be directed to email@example.com.
- The Morse Museum is temporarily closed.
- Baldwin Park St. Patrick’s Festival has been canceled.
- Bike Week has been called off after Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry declared a state of emergency for the city. As of 8 a.m. Saturday, March 14 the city is revoking all city-issued permits for outdoor events occurring while the declaration is in effect including 2020 Bike Week activities and the St. Patrick’s Block Party on Beach Street on Tuesday, March 17.
- Apopka Wildlife Drive will close Friday and remain closed until further notice.
- The Tomoka Marathon, scheduled for March 21, has been canceled.
- The Leesburg BikeFest has been canceled for 2020 and will instead take place April 23-25, 2021.
- Orange County Clerk of Courts will be temporarily closing its Goldenrod branch location on Monday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m., until further notice.
- All Crealdé Spring Session Classes at Crealdé Main Campus and the Hannibal Square Heritage Center will be postponed for two weeks. At this time, we plan to start those Spring classes the week of April 6. Winter Garden classes are postponed, as we await notice of the re-open date from the Jessie Brock Community Center.
- Beachside parks and beachside public parking access areas along the 72-mile Brevard County shoreline will be closed starting Thursday, March 19 until further notice.
- Flagler County beaches have been temporarily closed, as of 6 a.m. Monday morning, March 23.
- MegaCon Orlando has been postponed to June 4-7.
- Wekiva Island has temporarily closed.
Stores & Restaurants
- Modified Hours/Service:
Publix announced its stores and pharmacies have adjusted their hours. They will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the pharmacy will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, normal hours Sunday. In addition, Publix is designating Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 7-8 a.m. as senior shopping hours for customers age 65 and over, beginning Tuesday, March 24.
Winn-Dixie announced that all locations will close at 9 p.m. nightly until further notice.
- Fresh Market will be reserving the hours of 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday exclusively for the needs of the anyone 65 or older and those with disabilities.
Walmart stores and Neighborhood Markets will be open 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. until further notice. Walmart will host an hour-long senior shopping event for customers aged 60 and older every Tuesday, one hour before stores open. Pharmacies and Vision Centers will also be open during that time.
Target will reduce hours and close all stores by 9 p.m. daily. The first hour of shopping each Wednesday will also be reserved to support vulnerable guests, including the elderly and those with underlying health concerns.
Costco stores are implementing special hours exclusively for people 60 years old and older starting next week. The special operating hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-9 a.m. Contact your local Costco to see whether they are implementing the hours.
- Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will temporarily close its dining rooms in an effort to reduce COVID-19 exposure through social distancing.
Starbucks is transiting to a “to-go” format in all US locations, meaning customers cannot be seated in the chain’s coffee shops but can order at the counter, ahead of time on the Starbucks mobile app, through the drive-thru and via delivery.
- Whole Foods is adjusting store hours, closing up to two hours early to give team members more time to restock shelves, sanitize stores, and rest. In addition, customers who are 60 and older are invited to shop beginning one hour before the store opens to the general public.
- Dollar General is dedicating their first hour of operations to senior shoppers. All store will also close an hour earlier in order for employees to clean and restock shelves.
The following retail stores have temporarily closed: Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, American Eagle Outfitters, Apple, Bath & Body Works, Bed Bath & Beyond, Bloomingdales, The Body Shop, Chico’s, Columbia Sportswear, Disney Store, DSW, Foot Locker, Fossil, Hollister, HomeGoods, IZOD, J.Crew, Kohl’s, Lands’ End, Levi Strauss, Lululemon, Lush Cosmetics, Macy’s, Madewell, Marshalls, New Balance, Nike, Nordstrom, Party City, Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, Reebok, REI, Sephora, TJ Maxx, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Ulta, Uniqlo, Vans, Vineyard Vines, West Elm, and Williams-Sonoma.Kohl’s,
- Florida Mall, Mall at Millania, Orlando International Premium Outlets and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets will shut their doors through March 29.
Sweet Tomatoes has temporarily closed all restaurants nationwide.
Pei Wei: All restaurants closed Wednesday, March 18, and will remain so until at least April 5.