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Every San Antonio Event Canceled or Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic


Revelers flood the popular Night in Old San Antonio Event during a past Fiesta. - BK MKEE
  • BK MKee
  • Revelers flood the popular Night in Old San Antonio Event during a past Fiesta.
With all gatherings of 50 people or more currently prohibited, a lot of San Antonians' social calendars are in turmoil. To make things easier, we've compiled a list of event postponements and cancellations across town.

This article will be periodically updated with new information. The most recent announcements will be added to the top of the list.

March 19, 2020:
The City of San Antonio has ordered the closure of the following businesses for a minimum of 7 days: bars, lounges, nightclubs, taverns, private clubs, gyms and health studios, indoor commercial amusement businesses, bowling alleys and bingo parlors. This declaration may be extended to 30 days by city council.

Closed: The San Antonio Botanical Garden is closed until further notice.

Postponed: Brackenridge Park Conservancy's "Evening Under the Stars" Gala, originally scheduled for March 25.

Closed: The Briscoe Western Art Museum is closed until further notice.

Canceled: Easter at the Alamodome, originally scheduled for April 12.

Canceled: Disney on Ice at the Alamodome, originally scheduled for April 30-May 3.

Postponed: The Poteet Strawberry Festival is postponed until the fall.

Closed: The Alamo is closed until further notice.

Postponed: The Woodlawn Theatre's productions of On Your Feet, Godspell, Jr. and School of Rock have been postponed, and the March 26 Big Give event has been canceled. The Woodlawn is postponing all rehearsals until further notice, and Theatre Academy classes will switch to online-only starting on March 23.

All City-hosted events are cancelled through March 20. All City board and commission meetings are canceled through March 27 and City-hosted neighborhood and community meetings are canceled through March 22.

Closed: San Antonio Senior Centers are closed through March 22. Meals are available for pick up and delivery.

City-owned galleries and museums are closed through March 20.

San Antonio Public Libraries are closed through March 22.

Postponed: The Hiplet Ballerinas at the Carver Community Cultural Center, originally scheduled for March 20.

Closed: The McNay Art Museum has closed, as well as suspended all public programming, until further notice.

Postponed: The Public Theater's current production of Admissions has been postponed until further notice. The upcoming production of Bright Star has been tentatively postponed to April 24.

The Archdiocese of San Antonio has suspended public mass in all churches beginning March 14, as well as all nonessential gatherings, until further notice. All schools within the archdiocese will switch to remote teaching through April 3, and all extracurricular events are suspended.

Canceled: Sondido Barroco Coffee Cantata performance at Rosella Coffee, originally scheduled for March 28.

Canceled: Marky Ramone's March 14 appearance at Traders Village. The grand opening of Social Revolt at Traders Village is still on.

Closed: The San Antonio Zoo, Kiddie Park and Will Smith Zoo School will be closed through March 20. Currently, the Zoo Train and Starbucks in Brackenridge Park will continue to operate.

Closed: In addition to suspending public programming, Blue Star Contemporary has closed to the public until further notice.

Closed: Artpace closes and suspends all programming until further notice, including the Spring 2020 International Artist-in-Residence Exhibitions opening. Artpace's 25th anniversary gala is also postponed.

Closed: Ruby City closes and suspends programming until further notice, including Ethel Shipton's upcoming gallery talk and the Ballroom Marfa and Les Filles de Illighadad event originally scheduled for April 30.

Closed: The San Antonio Museum of Art will be closed until March 20. Public programming is suspended through April 10, and all school field trips are canceled for the remainder of the semester.

Cancelled: The CAMMIE Awards, originally scheduled for March 27. CAMMIE Award winners will be announced online, and online voting for the People's Choice Award is currently open.

Postponed: Touring Broadway production of Disney's Aladdin at the Majestic Theatre, originally scheduled for March 25-April 12.

Suspended: Brick at Blue Star suspends all public programming for the next seven days.

Cancelled: Musical Bridges Around the World Second Saturday art gallery opening "Within and Without." The exhibition will be available to view by appointment.

Postponed: "Every Girl Wants To Be Queen" exhibition opening at outrider art + objects.

Postponed: Festival of India, originally scheduled for March 21.

Suspended: After this weekend's shows, Bexar Stage is suspending all programming — both performances and classes — until further notice.

Canceled: The 8th Annual San Antonio Book Festival and all associated events, including the Lit Crawl, have been canceled.

Postponed: The Book Appétit Literary Feast at the Witte Museum has been rescheduled for November 30.

Postponed: Selena XXV: Veinticinco Años, originally scheduled for May 9.

Canceled: 2020 San Antonio Boat and Outdoor Expo at Freeman Coliseum, originally scheduled for March 27-29.

Bihl Haus Arts has suspended public programming until further notice.

Closed: Bonham Exchange is pausing its operations until further notice.

Suspended: Bexar County jury trials are suspended through April 16. All jury summons through that date can be disregarded.

Closed: Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World and Schlitterbahn are closing their parks for the remainder of March.

Canceled: The San Antonio Symphony has canceled all public performances through April 25.

Postponed: The 1906 S. Flores Art Complex has postponed this month's Second Saturday Art Walk. Depending on future developments, the Art Walk may be rescheduled for Third Saturday (March 21).

Canceled: Fiesta Oyster Bake will not take place in 2020.

Suspended: All Pearl programming is suspended until further notice, including the Weekend Farmers Market. The Gustav Geysers splash pad is also being turned off as a precaution. Businesses and restaurants at Pearl will remain open on a case-by-case basis.

Canceled: Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair at Market Square, originally scheduled for March 12-15.

Canceled: St. Patrick's Day Festival and Parade and Dyeing of the River Green at the River Walk, originally scheduled for March 14-17.

Closed: The Witte Museum will close to the public by the end of the day on March 13 and will remain closed through March 20.

Canceled: 62nd Annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festival, originally scheduled for March 14.

FL!GHT Camp 2020, originally scheduled for March 27-29.

Suspended: The Tobin Center has suspended its programming and is rescheduling all performances through April 25. Details regarding affected events can be found here.

Postponed: One Night With You, starring Dean Z at the Empire Theatre has been rescheduled for September 5.

Postponed: Alamo City Jazz Series with Warren Hill + Cindy Bradley, originally scheduled for March 13 at the Empire Theatre.

Orville Peck at Paper Tiger on March 15.

Canceled: Freight Gallery & Studios Second Saturday exhibitions on March 14.

Postponed: Fiesta 2020 has been rescheduled for November 5-15.

Postponed: San Antonio Flavor, originally scheduled for March 19.

Suspended: NBA season has been suspended.

Suspended: San Antonio FC matches have been suspended for 30 days per a United Soccer League decision.

Suspended: UIL State Basketball Tournament at the Alamodome.

Canceled: Girls Empowerment Summit at Palo Alto College, originally scheduled for March 13-14.

Postponed: Smoke BBQ Music Festival, originally scheduled for March 13.

Canceled: Univision's Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair, originally scheduled for March 13-15.

Postponed: Comedian Ali Wong has rescheduled her Saturday, March 14 shows at the Majestic Theatre for August 15.

Postponed: Banda MS rescheduled its March 14 concert at Freeman Coliseum for August 29.

Postponed: SAWS' March 14 Spring Bloom event.

Postponed: 14th Annual Fest of Tails at McAllister Park, originally scheduled for March 14.

Canceled: Hemisfair has canceled all of its community programming for the month of March.

Canceled: FORM Gallery is closed until further notice, and will not participate in Second Saturday on March 14.

Canceled: Comal Country Music Show, originally scheduled for March 17.

Postponed: Dance Gavin Dance's March 18 concert at VIBES Event Center.

Postponed: Glass Animals at the Aztec Theatre, originally scheduled for March 18-19.

Postponed: Dan + Shay's March 19 concert at the Alamodome has been rescheduled for August 1.

Postponed: Combate Americas San Antonio MMA World Championship, originally scheduled for March 27 at the Freeman Coliseum.

Canceled: San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Tribute, originally scheduled for March 28. Inductions will take place next year on February 27.

Postponed: Ally Brooke at the Aztec Theatre, originally scheduled for March 29.

Postponed: 2020 Craft Brewers Conference, originally scheduled for March 29-April 1.

Canceled: Valero Texas Open golf tournament, originally scheduled for April 2-5.

Postponed: Taco Fest: Music y Mas at UTSA Downtown Campus, originally scheduled for April 4.

Postponed: Kenny Chesney's May 23 concert at the Alamodome.

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