COVID-19: List of local canceled events

UPDATE (03-23-20 11:00 a.m.) – On the morning of March 23, Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order prohibiting all non-essential social and recreational gatherings until further notice. It directs Oregonians to stay at home unless they need to get groceries or get outside for fresh air and exercise. The list of canceled events below was current as of March 23, but it will not be updated further due to the sheer amount of events and gatherings canceled, both large and small.


The following is a list of local events canceled or postponed due to the novel coronavirus:

*On March 12, Governor Kate Brown ordered the cancelation of K-12 classes in Oregon from March 16 through March 31. That order was later extended until April 28

  • ACCESS Senior Fair – postponed until April 28
  • America’s Best Kids (ABK) – closed until April 1
  • Applegate Christain Fellowship – no in-person sanctuary services
  • Ashland Independent Film Festival – AIFF will not take place as originally planned, organizers are working on alternative plans
  • Ashland Rotary Crab Feed – canceled
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Rogue Valley – all three sites will remain closed until April 28
  • Cascade Collegiate Conference – spring competition suspended
  • Camelot Theatre – productions suspended until April 8
  • Candlelighters for Children with Cancer – canceled all in hospital, family-focused activities and events through April
  • Craterian events – closed until about May 10
  • Expo Consignment Auction – date moved from April 11 to May 9
  • Flea Market at the Medford Armory – canceled until May 21 market
  • Jackson County libraries – All public libraries closed until further notice.
  • Jackson County Master Gardener’s Spring Fair – canceled
  • Josephine County libraries – All public libraries operated by the county will be closed until further notice
  • Kid Time Museum – closed until further notice
  • Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt in Medford – canceled
  • Klamath County Libraries – libraries closed
  • Klamath Tribes events postponed – includes Klamath All-Indian Basketball Tournament, C’waam Ceremony and powow
  • Little League – nationwide suspension of all Little League activities
  • Live to Dance – canceled, may continue as a “virtual events”
  • Medford Comic Con – canceled
  • Medford Parks and Rec adult sports – canceled through March 31
  • Mt. Ashland – closed for the rest of the season
  • NAIA – winter championships canceled
  • NCAA – winter and spring championships canceled
  • Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) 396th Basic Police Class graduation ceremony – canceled
  • Oregon State FFA State Convention – canceled
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival – performances, events, and programs canceled through April 8
  • Oregon Sunshine Committee – postponed
  • OSAA – all remaining winter state championships canceled, practices suspended through April 28
  • Pear Blossom Festival – canceled
  • Poetry Out Loud – canceled
  • Rogue Canine Agility at the Expo – canceled
  • Scienceworks – closed until mid-April
  • Shamrock Run in Central Point – canceled
  • Shrine Circus in Josephine County – canceled
  • Sky Lakes health fair – canceled
  • The Oregon Cheese Festival – postponed until June 21 and 22
  • Weed Cops vs. Kids Basketball Tournament – canceled
  • Wildlife Images Rehabilitation & Education Center – closed to the public but open for patients
  • Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon – Entrepreneur Expo canceled
  • Women’s History Event at the Ashland Library – moved to a “virtual event” at http://www.storiesofsouthernoregon.com

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