Coronavirus: Dayton area-malls announce closing; what else is closed or cancelled?

Below is a list of events that have been postponed or canceled in the Dayton region or stores that are temporarily closed due to the concerns surrounding the coronavirus.

With news changing quickly please check with event organizers before attending any upcoming events.

If you have an event cancelation or store closure to report e-mail it to us at newsdesk@CMGOhio.com

We will be updating this list as more stores close and events are postponed or canceled.

Ongoing cancellations, and postponements  

  • All BIBIBOP Asian Grill locations are temporarily closed due to the virus
  • Garth Brooks' concert in Cincinnati originally scheduled for May 16th will now take place on June 27th
  • The Dayton Mall and The Mall at Fairfield Commons are now closed until March 29th
  • The Travis Tritt concert originally scheduled for May 9th at Hobart Arena has been rescheduled for August 30th
  • Carillon Historical Park is closed to the public until further notice
  • We Care Arts Kettering has cancelled all programs until April 6.
  • Humane Society of Greater Dayton has closed it's main shelter and the MeowZa Cat Boutique until further notice
  • Corinthian Baptist Church's gym will be closed all week for basketball activities
  • The Beavercreek police department's commission on accreditation for law enforcement agencies accreditation assessment scheduled for March 16th through March 19th has been canceled.
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will be closed until further notice beginning March 15.
  • United Rehabilitation Services is closed until March 29th
  • National Museum of the U.S Air Force will be closed until further notice beginning March 15.
  • The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is cancelling public indoor facilities, rides, events, tours and programs until at least April 6.
  • Miami Valley Gaming and Hollywood Gaming will be closed until further notice. 
  • All performances at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, The Loft Theatre, and PNC Arts Annex have been postponed until further notice
    • The following events have been rescheduled:
      • Dayton Live: Kara Cooney: When Women Ruled The World (new dates) August 23 & 24, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Kathleen Madigan 8 O'Clock Happy Hour (new date) August 15, 2020
      • Dayton Live: The Peking Acrobats (new date) October 5, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Ronan Donovan: Social By Nature (new date) July 26 & 27, 2020
      • Faith and Friends Radio: Simply Sandi: An Intimate Night of Songs and Stories with Sandi Patty, (new date) August 21, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Johnny Mathis (new date) Aug. 13, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Price is Right Live (new date) Aug. 28, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Jane In Concert (new date) June 14, 2020
      • Dayton Live: That Golden Girls Puppet Show (new date) June 18, 2020
      • DPAA: Music of the Rolling Stones (new date) July 5, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Drum TAO (new date) Sept. 13, 2020
      • Dayton Live: GRIMMZ Fairy Tales (new dates) Jan. 30-31, 2021
    • The following events have been canceled
      • DCDC- Watercolors- April 17, 2020
      • DCDC - Soulstice Mahogany Nights May 2nd, 2020
      • HRTC - The Revolutionists April 16 - May 3, 2020
      • Celtic Woman April 8, 2020
      • Gospel Superfest 20th Anniversary Recording June 20, 2020
      • DCDC Untold Stories March 12 & 13, 2020
      • DPAA Alpine Symphony March 27 & 28, 2020
      • DPAA Innovations April 2-5, 2020 - HRTC Gloria March 12-15, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Llama Llama Live March 15, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Master Chef Jr. Live March 17, 2020
      • Dayton Live: Miss Nelson has a Field Day March 27-29, 2020
      • Dayton Live: SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical March 31-April 5, 2020
  • The Washington Township Rec Center is closed. All classes, programs and events are cancelled for at least three weeks.
  • All OHSAA Winter Sports tournaments have been postponed indefinitely
  • All events at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati postponed through April 5th
  • All NCAA Winter and Spring Championships including the Men's and Women's NCAA Basketball Tournament have been canceled. 
  • Kettering Church: All services cancelled until March 21st.
  • Wright B Flyer Museum is closed until April 14th.
  • The Rec West Enrichment Center in Washington Twp. is closed for at least 3 weeks
  • Dayton Metro Libraries are closed until further notice.
  • Washington-Centerville Public Library: The Centerville Library and the Woodbourne Library branches are closed until at least April 5th
  • Aullwood Audubon Center closed to the public March 16th through April 3rd
  • City of Dayton Rec. Centers closed March 12th through April 5th
  • The MLS has suspended their season for at least 30 days including all FC Cincinnati and Columbus Crew home games
  • The NHL has suspended their season including all Columbus Blue Jackets home games
  • Major League Baseball has suspended Spring Training and pushed opening day back at least 2 weeks
  • The Dayton Dragons start to the season has been postponed
  • Events at the Ohio Theatre, Palace Theatre, Southern Theatre, Lincoln Theatre, McCoy Center for the Arts, and Riffe Center Theatre Complex in Columbus are postponed through at least April 5th.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is suspending all of its worship services globally.
  • Saint Paul United Methodist Church in New Paris (Preble County) - No worship services March 15th or March 22nd
  • National Museum of the U.S Air Force will temporarily close until further notice beginning on March 15th.
  • The Montgomery County Treasurer's Office is closed until further notice
  • March 25th
    • The ADAMHS Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th has been cancelled.
  • March 26th
    • The Findlay Market Parade in Cincinnati has been canceled/postponed according to the Parade's website
  • March 28th
    • Urinetown The Musical at the Clark State Performing Arts Center has been postponed 
    • Wright State University's ArtsGala 2020 has been canceled
  • April 2nd - 4th
    • The University of Dayton has postponed the Erma Bombeck Writer's Workshop until October 29th through the 31st 
  • April 1st through 4th and 15th through 19th
    • The WGI World Championships have been canceled
  • April 5th
    • The Spring Into Health 5k and Spring Into Health Wellness and Fun Fair have been canceled
  • April 11th
    • The Ohio State University's Football Spring Game has been canceled
  • April 14th
    • SummitUp 2020 postponed - New date to be announced
  • April 17th and 18th
    • The 12th Annual Miamisburg Quilt Show has been canceled
  • April 18th
    • Wright State University International Festival is postponed
  • April 24th
    • Contemporary Dayton's Art Auction has been postponed in addition to the Annual Art Auction Volunteer Training and the Auction Preview, Live Auction Reveal + Artists to Watch to a later date.
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