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These St. Louis-Area Events Are Canceled Or Postponed Due To Coronavirus

The Missouri Theater building, right, is adjacent to Powell Hall.
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Concert and event cancellations are stacking up as the St. Louis region tries to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

The city of St. Louis banned all gatherings of more than 1,000 people. In St. Louis County, the limit is even stricter: no events with more than 250 people.

Religious services and public schools are exempted from the bans. Some religious institutions are canceling services. Read more for how the Archdiocese of St. Louis is responding: No Handshakes Or Communion Cups — St. Louis Archdiocese Tries To Prevent Coronavirus

The Enterprise Center postponed all events scheduled through April 4. The Sheldon Concert Hall postponed all performances scheduled through April 15. The Fox Theatre, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Pulitzer Arts Foundation and St. Louis Regional Chamber canceled all events through March. Bigger venues, including the Pageant and the Enterprise Center, are publishing schedule adjustments on their websites. 

Below is a running, noncomprehensive list of events that have been canceled or postponed. If you are planning on going to an event and unsure if it is still scheduled, call the venue to double check. 

This list will be continually updated.


March 13

  • “The Bachelor Live on Stage” at Fox Theatre, postponed
  • Gabriel Iglesias at Stifel Theatre, postponed
  • “Damnation of the Faust” at Powell Symphony Hall
  • Missouri State Parks has canceled all events and programming until April 30.
  • The Contemporary Art Museum canceled public programs and events through April 5, however exhibits remain open to the public during regular hours.
  • The Gateway Region YMCA is canceling all older adult exercise classes, but will remain open for members with a modified class schedule

March 14

  • SFJAZZ Collective at Sheldon Concert Hall, canceled
  • St. Louis Science Center will close to the public until March 31
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown St. Louis, Belleville, Cottleville and Alton
  • TobyMac at the Enterprise Center

March 15

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Waterloo
  • St. Louis Youth Symphony Orchestra at Powell Symphony Hall

March 16

March 17

  • “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at the Fox Theatre is postponed; performances were scheduled until March 29. 
  • Dogtown St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Festival, postponed
  • The St. Louis Art Museum canceled all museum tours and public events through April 30, however the museum’s galleries and exhibitions will remain open to visitors.

March 18

  • Six Flags has postponed its opening day until the beginning of April.
  • "Story Collider: True, Personal Stories About Science," postponed

March 19

  • Nathaniel Rateliff at Stifel Theatre, postponed
  • Moolah Shrine Circus at the St. Charles Family Arena, postponed

March 20

  • Missouri Special Olympics state indoor games at Lindenwood University

March 21 

  • Sturgill Simpson at Chaifetz Arena

March 26

  • The St. Louis Cardinals’ home opener has been rescheduled for April 2.

March 28 

  • Billie Eilish at the Enterprise Center, postponed
  • Sheldon Concert Hall’s fundraising gala, canceled
  • Go! St. Louis Marathon, canceled


April 2

  • St. Louis Cardinals’ home opener 

April 3

  • Art Fair at Queeny Park, canceled

April 4

  • Pearl Jam at the Enterprise Center, postponed
  • St. Louis Teen Talent Show at the Fox Theatre, postponed

April 9

  • Grouplove at the Pageant

April 11

  • St. Louis Cardinals’ 5K, postponed
  • NF at Chaifetz Arena, postponed

April 25


May 16 

  • Rage Against the Machine’s reunion tour has been postponed

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Kayla is a general assignment reporter at St. Louis Public Radio.