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Coronavirus: Cancellations, Closures, and Resources
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Coronavirus: Cancellations, Closures, and Resources

Coronavirus: Cancellations, Closures, and Resources

Coronavirus: Cancellations, Closures, and Resources

 

RESOURCES:

City of Jax | Department of Health | Price Gouging Hotline | CDC Website | World Health Org.


LOCAL SPORTING EVENTS, CONCERTS, AND OTHER VENUES:

  • The Jacksonville Symphony has canceled all performances through the beginning of May. 
  • Welcome to Rockville has been canceled.  Ticket holders have options for a full refund or exchange. The promoter has outlined details here
  • Orange Park Mall will be temporarily closed until further notice for the safety of retailers, employees and shoppers. 
  • Multiple events at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall have been postponed.  

    St. Augustine Amphitheatre Events: 
  • March 20 – Justin Moore & Tracy Lawrence 
  • March 21 – Saturday Farmers Market 
  • March 22- St. Augustine Spring Record Fair 
  • March 22 – Blue October 
  • March 24 – Tuesday Night Market 
  • March 25 – Against Me! 
  • March 27 – Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Old Crow Medicine Show (Rescheduled to August 20) 
  • March 28 – Buddy Guy and Kenny Wayne Shepherd 
  • March 28 – Saturday Farmers Market 
  • April 3 – Dark Star Orchestra 
  • April 4 – Saturday Farmers Market 
  • April 7 – St. Augustine EcoCinema presents “Plastic Paradise” 
  • April 10 – Colonial Church presents Good Friday Service (Rescheduled to April 2, 2021)
  • May 8 -- Michael Franti & Spearhead
    Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Events:
  • March 18 – Graham Nash (Rescheduled to November 12) 
  • March 19 – The Expendables 
  • March 20 – Steve Hackett 
  • March 22 – Graham Nash (Rescheduled to November 13) 
  • March 24 – The Music of Cream 
  • March 25 – Bruce Hornsby (Rescheduled to November 15) 
  • March 26 – Stephen Lynch 
  • March 28 – Pablo Cruise 
  • April 1 – Jimmie Vaughan 
  • April 2 – Hayes Carll 
  • April 3 – Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder (Rescheduled to August 21) 
  • April 10 – Leo Kottke (Rescheduled to June 21) 
  • April 13 – Justin Hayward 
  • April 17 - 19 – Apex Theatre Studio presents The Addams Family

  • Three Northeast Florida malls will be closing through March 29 due to the coronavirus pandemic. St. Johns Town Center, The Avenues and St. Augustine Premium Outlets will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 and will remain closed until March 29, Simon Property Group said.  Note: For the St. Johns Town Center, check with individual stores and restaurants before you visit, as some are staying open during this closure.
  • Cinemark Theatres is closing its Tinseltown and Durbin Park locations, effective March 18th. 
  • Regal movie theaters will be closing on Tuesday, March 17th, until further notice.  This includes Beach Boulevard, the Avenues and River City Marketplace. 
  • All AMC theatres are temporarily closed in accordance with local and federal guidelines. They will re-open when those guidelines allow. This includes Orange Park and Regency. 
  • The Alhambra Theatre & Dining is cancelling its performances through April 26, including the remaining week of its current show, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” and its upcoming performances of “Singin’ in the Rain.” For those who purchased tickets to these shows, The Alhambra will offer a house credit toward a future show.
  • The Jacksonville Zoo, all city libraries and public parks will close at the end of Friday, March 13th, until further notice.
  • Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced on Friday, March 13th that operations at all city-owned venues will be closed indefinitely. This includes the Times Union Center, VyStar Veteran’s Memorial Arena and Daily’s Place. 
  • The PGA Tour has announced THE PLAYERS will be canceled. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster or the PGA Tour will be refunded automatically. You’ll need to contact third-party vendors like StubHub or Vivid Seats directly if that’s how you purchased tickets. 
  • The St. Augustine Amphitheatre has announced all events have been postponed through April 1st. Rescheduled dates will be announced and tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates. For additional information including refund inquiries, please visit www.theamp.com
  • The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall has announced all events have been postponed through April 1st. Rescheduled dates will be announced and tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates. For additional information including refund inquiries, please visit www.pvconcerthall.com.
  • The Florida Theatre has announced all events have been postponed through April 1st. The Florida Theatre Administrative Office and Box Office are open for business if you have any questions. The box office phone number is (904)355-ARTS (2787)
  • The Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show, April 3 to April 5 has been canceled. 
  • Due to current travel precautions, violinist Itzhak Perlman has decided to cancel a 6-city U.S. tour. including a March 19th concert at the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival.
  • Michael Buble’s run of US tour dates beginning March 17th in Jacksonville through April 5th have been postponed, with new dates in the same markets to be announced shortly. Tickets will be honored for the rescheduled shows.
  • The Jacksonville Icemen season will be suspended until further notice.
  • Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville has been postponed.
  • All libraries and the library bookmobile in St. Johns County are suspended.
  • The St. Johns County Pet Center is closed. 

SCHOOLS:

  • Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Florida Department of Education has rolled out additional guidance for the 2019-2020 school year. Florida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran says this will include keeping all public and private K-12 and career and technical center campuses are closed through April 15. During this time, schools are encouraged to operate virtually or through other non-classroom-based means to the greatest extent possible. Additionally, the FLDOE says school districts should be prepared to extend their educational calendars through June 30th.
  • Duval Public Schools says they are extending spring break through March 22nd. All field trips are on hold; no large gatherings including athletics until further notice.  
  • Clay County Public Schools will be closed through the end of spring break, March 27th. They say all extracurricular activities including athletics will be canceled during the same time frame.
  • St. Johns County Schools says spring break has been extended by one week and students will now return on March 30th. The district says all extracurricular activities, including high school athletics, have been suspended until further notice.
  • Baker County Schools says they will be closed from March 16th - March 27th. They say this will replace spring break. All extracurricular activities have been canceled for the next two weeks as well. 
  • The University of North Florida will conduct remote instruction from March 23rd through April 5th. All on-campus services will be extremely limited during this time. Students are encouraged to remain away from campus until further notice. 
  • FSCJ says they are extending spring break for an extra week for students through Sunday March 22nd. The school says during the extra week facility and staff will be on campus sanitizing common areas and they will be making plans to move to an all online environment.  
  • The Bolles School will close its four campuses beginning Saturday, March 14th to all but boarding students, resident families and essential personnel. Students will remain at home and take virtual classes after spring break. The length of closure is unknown but they will be closed a minimum of  two weeks following spring break, returning to school on Monday, April 6th. 
  • Flagler College to cancel class Friday, March 12th and move to online classes following spring break. 


CLOSURES:

  • JEA will close its downtown Customer Business Office (CBO), effective Monday, March 23. The office located at 21 W. Church Street will remain closed until further notice. Customers will continue to be able to pay their bills at www.jea.com, by phone and at over 200 locations throughout the Jacksonville area, including Publix and Winn Dixie. In addition, JEA call center agents will continue to be available to handle customer inquiries. To reach them, please call 904-665-6000 for residential customers, 904-665-6250 for commercial customers or visit www.jea.com.
  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is calling for bars and nightclubs to suspend operations for 30 days beginning at 5pm today (March 17th). He’s calling on restaurants to operate at 50% capacity, and screen all employees.  DeSantis also called on all public universities to go to remote learning for the rest of the spring semester.  
  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has directed the temporary ban on visitation to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult family cares, long-term care facilities, and adult group homes. This applies to the following individuals:  
    • Any person infected with COVID-19 who has not has had two consecutive negative tests results separated by at least 24 hours, any person showing or presenting signs or symptoms of a respiratory infection.
    • Any person who has or may have been in close contact with a person infected with COVID-19 who has not tested negative is prohibited from visiting a facility for 14 days from their interaction with the infection individual.
    • Any person who has traveled internationally is prohibited from visiting for 14 days subsequent to their return to the United States.
    • Any person who traveled on a cruise ship is prohibited from visiting for 14 days from their return.
    • Any person who has been in a community with confirmed community spread is prohibited from visiting for 14 days once they’ve exited that community that’s been impacted.
    • Any person who physically resides in a community with confirmed community spread.

 

CANCELLATIONS: 

  • All public Masses are suspended in the churches and chapels of the Diocese of St. Augustine until March 31st.  Priests will still privately offer the Sacrifice of hte Mass daily for the needs of the Church. 
  • The Jacksonville Zoo, all city libraries and public parks will close at the end of Friday, March 13th, until further notice.
  • Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced on Friday, March 13th that operations at all city-owned venues will be closed indefinitely. 
  • The St Augustine Race Week Committee postponed all Race Week sailing and entertainment activities originally scheduled for March 14 through March 21. A revised date will be announced as soon as possible.
  • The Celtic Festival in St. Augustine on March 14 and 15 has been canceled. 
  • St. Augustine’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been canceled.
  • The Seafood Festival in St. Augustine on March 20 through 22 has been canceled.
  • The Rotary, Rhythm & Ribs Festival in St. Augustine has been canceled.
  • Carrie Clark Day at Clarke Park in Orange Park on March 14 has been canceled.
  • The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are delaying the start of the season indefinitely.
  • The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp job fairs have been postponed.
  • The Jacksonville Icemen season has been suspended.
  • Clay County Library Systems scheduled programs and events have been canceled until April 1.
  • The Clay County Fair has been canceled out of an abundance of caution.  If you purchased tickets you can get a refund here
  • The Atlantic Sun has suspended all intercollegiate activity, that includes Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida.
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