When:
Monday, Mar 09, 2020 9:00a -
Monday, Sep 07, 2020 5:00p

Where:
Boston +
Surrounding areas
Boston, MA

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Admission:
$N/A

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Festivals & Fairs, Lectures & Conferences, Party, University

Event website:
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Due to coronavirus concerns, many events and public gatherings around Boston have been canceled or postponed. Here's an ongoing list of affected events:

Last updated at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020.

All large parades & festivals in Boston CANCELED through Labor Day
Date: Until Mon, Sep 7, 2020
Status: CANCELED
Info: Mayor Marty Walsh announced at a press conference on May 8, 2020 that there will be NO large parades or festivals in the City of Boston over the summer of 2020, up to and including Labor Day.

Gatherings of 250 people or more
Date: Until further notice
Status: BANNED
Info: Massachusetts Governor, Charlie Baker issues new order prohibiting gatherings of 250 people or more in attempt to limit spread of coronavirus.

124th Boston Marathon
Date: Mo, 4/20
Status: POSTPONED
Info: For the first time in its 124-year history, the Boston Marathon will not be held as scheduled. Organizers are looking to postpone the 2020 Boston Marathon until September.

Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins Games
Date: Effective Th, 3/12
Status: POSTPONED
Info: MLB has delayed the start of their season (thus pushing back Opening Day), and the NBA and NHL have suspened their seasons, putting Celtics and Bruins games on pause.

South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade
Date: Su, 3/15
Status: CANCELED
Info: Per Mayor Walsh, the 2020 South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade has been canceled. More details here.

SCHOOLS & MUSEUMS:

Harvard University Classes
Date: Starting Tu, 3/10 until further notice
Status: Students have been asked not to return to campus after 2020 Spring Recess
Info: Effective on Tu, 3/10 and until further notice, Harvard will begin transitioning to online instruction for all graduate and undergraduate classes. The goal is to complete the transition by Mo, 3/23. See more details here.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Date: We, 3/11 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will be closed to the public until further notice.

The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM)
Date: Th, 3/12 through Tu, 3/22
Status: CLOSED
Info: MAAM will be closed March 12 through March 22 in alignment with MassArt’s decision to close its campus in response to COVID-19. The College continues to monitor the situation and will notify the public immediately of any updates. View the announcements on massart.edu for more information.

The Institute of Contemporary Art
Date: Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: ICA will close to the public as of 9 PM tonight (Th, 3/12) until further notice. All ICA programs have been canceled, including art activities in the Bank of America Art Lab, public tours and talks, and special events. See more details here.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Date: Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is closed until further notice. All events have been canceled.

Museum of Fine Arts
Date: Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: The MFA will close tonight, March 12, at 6 pm and remain closed for up to 30 days. All events have been canceled.

Harvard Art Museums
Date: Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: Harvard Art Museums will close to the public at 5pm today (Th, 3/12) and remain closed until further notice. All events have been canceled.

New England Aquarium
Date: Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: The Aquarium has made the decision to temporarily close to the public and suspend all events and educational programming. The closure, effective close of business March 12, will be in effect for a minimum of three weeks.

Boston Children’s Museum
Date: Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: CLOSED
Info: Boston Children’s Museum has announced the decision to close to the public through April 3. The Museum will continue to monitor the quickly evolving situation and will re-evaluate this decision every two weeks.

Boston Ballet School and performances
Date: Until Su, 3/29
Status: SUSPENDED
Info: Boston Ballet has decided to reschedule all performances of Carmen to August 20–30, 2020​ and all Boston Ballet School classes have been suspended March 12–29.

Events at Harvard cultural institutions
Date: Through at least April 30
Status: CANCELED or RELOCATED
Info: Events at Harvard cultural institutions including the Harvard Film Archive and Sanders Theater have been canceled or relocated through at least April 30. Celebrity Series of Boston is exploring relocation alternatives for its Sanders Theater lineup.

Events at MIT
Date: Effective immediately until Fr, 5/15
Status: CANCELED
Info: MIT has decided to cancel events with more than 150 people over coronavirus concerns. "Effective immediately, if you are planning any in-person MIT event with more than 150 attendees that will take place between now and Friday, May 15, on campus or off campus, you must postpone, cancel or ‘virtualize’ it."

FESTIVALS & CONFERENCES:

Boston Blockchain Week 2020
Date: Sa, 3/7 – Fr, 3/13
Status: POSTPONED
Info: For the time being, all events have been removed. Some event organizers are currently exploring moving their panels/talks to webinars or a live-streaming format.

Seafood Expo North America 2020
Date: Su, 3/15–Tu, 3/17
Status: POSTPONED
Info: Diversified Communications has decided that the 40th edition of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America will not take place as scheduled in March and is postponed while looking at other options.

2020 Association Asian Studies Annual Conference
Date: Th, 3/19–Su, 3/22
Status: CANCELED
Info: The AAS is committed to refunding the registration of all participants and exhibitor fees.

Irish Film Festival Boston
Date: Th-Su, 3/19 to 3/22
Status: POSTPONED to November 19-22
Info: Due to the uncertainty of the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, the Irish Film Festival that was scheduled for March 19-22, 2020 at the Somerville Theatre has been postponed until November 19-22, 2020. Previously purchased ticket(s) will be valid for the November screenings and the festival does not anticipate any major changes to the program.

The Power of Narrative 2020
Date: Fr, 3/20–Su, 3/22
Status: CANCELED
Info: The Power of Narrative Conference has been canceled. This is a precaution related to the global outbreak of COVID-19. See more details here.

ACE Comic Con Northeast
Date: Fr-Su, 3/20 to 3/22
Status: CANCELED
Info: ACE Comic Con has been canceled after consultation with the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. ACE is working with the venue to reschedule the event. More details here.

2020 New England Cannabis Convention
Date: Fr, 3/20 to Su, 3/22
Status: POSTPONED
Info: NECANN Boston has been postponed until further notice.

SHOWS & THEATERS:

Berklee College of Music Performances and Events
Date: Until further notice
Status: CANCELED, POSTPONED, or moved online
Info: Effective Saturday, March 14, all Berklee performances, events, and visiting artists will be postponed, hosted online, or canceled until further notice. Check the latest updates here.

American Repertory Theater and OBERON events
Date: Until further notice
Status: CANCELED or POSTPONED
Info: A number of A.R.T. and OBERON events have been postponed or cancelled. A full list can be found here.

Global Arts Live events
Date: Through May
Status: CANCELED or POSTPONED
Info: See more details here.

The Boch Center's programmings
Date: Until further notice
Status: POSTPONED or CANCELED
Info: Nick Jr. Live and Lyon Opera Ballet have been canceled. The Bachelor Live has been postponed. In addition, The Boch Center is suspending theatre tours and education programming effective immediately until further notice.

ArtsEmerson's public gatherings
Date: Until April
Status: SUSPENDED
Info: As of Friday, March 13, ArtsEmerson will suspend scheduled public gatherings, with the hope of continuing more regular activity by the end of April 2020.

Billie Eilish "Where Do We Go?" at TD Garden
Date: Th, 3/19
Status: POSTPONED
Info: Billie Eilish "Where Do We Go?" North American Tour has been postponed until further notice.

Flamenco Festival: Gala Flamenca
Date: Sa, 3/21 & Su, 3/22
Status: POSTPONED
Info: Berklee College of Music has closed Berklee Performance Center through May 9 due to coronavirus concerns, so Gala Flamenca has been postponed. See more details here.

Flamenco Festival: Manuel Liñán
Date: Sa, 3/28 & Su, 3/29
Status: CANCELED
Infor: See more details here.

Boston Theater Marathon
Date: Su, 4/19
Status: CANCELED
Info: Boston Theater Marathon XXII—scheduled for April 19—has been cancelled, according to Boston Playwrights Theatre.

Boston Jewish Film Festival ReelAbilities Festival
Date: Su, 3/22 – Th, 4/2
Status: CANCELED or replaced with virtual screenings
Info: Virtual screenings will replace ALL public events. Thursday night's Special Preview Screening on March 12 at the Museum of Science is cancelled. All other screenings will be converted to online events.

Balkan Music Night 2020
Date: Sa, 3/21–Su, 3/22
Status: CANCELED
Info: The Balkan Music Night Committee decided that the risks of holding the event far outweighed the rewards of attending a fantastic night of Balkan music and dance.

EVENTS:

Venture Café in Session
Date: Starting Th, 3/12 until further notice
Status: Replaced with virtual gatherings
Info: In-person Venture Café networking will be replaced with Venture Café Virtual Gatherings.

Dropkick Murphys at Encore Boston Harbor
Date: Fr, 3/13
Status: POSTPONED to 11/6
Info: The Dropkick Murphys’ Friday, March 13 show at Encore Boston Harbor has been postponed to Friday, November 6. The Everett casino is postponing or canceling March events. The remaining shows on the band’s Boston Blowout tour will go on as scheduled.

Voices of Freedom: A Celebration of Women in Hip-Hop
Date: Fri, 3/13
Status: CANCELED
Info: Due to the State of Emergency in Massachusetts declared by Gov. Baker, Artists For Humanity has canceled the Voices of Freedom: A Celebration of Women in Hip-Hop concert that was to be held on Friday, March 13th.

Women Accelerators: March into Fitness 2020
Date: Fr, 3/13
Status: CANCELED
Info: Event has been canceled due to the concern of coronavirus.

EXIT Galleries ‘Into Chaos’ Opening Celebration
Date: Fr, 3/13
Status: POSTPONED
Info: EXIT Galleries on Newbury Street has postponed the opening celebration for ‘Into Chaos’ originally scheduled for March 13.

Patriot Place Irish Festival
Date: Sa, 3/14
Status: CANCELED
Info: In light of recent developments surrounding COVID-19 and on the advice of multiple public agencies and the Foxborough Board of Health, Patriot Place has made the difficult decision to cancel the Irish Festival scheduled for this Saturday, March 14.

Salsa Dancing at Faneuil Hall
Date: Sa, 3/14
Status: POSTPONED
Info: According to MetaMovements, Faneuil Hall Marketplace has postponed the March 14 salsa dancing event. A new date will be announced at a later time.

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus: ‘Born This Way’
Date: Sa/Su, 3/14 and 3/15
Status: CANCELED
Info: As a result of coronavirus precautions from Gov. Baker and New England Conservatory, Boston Gay men’s Chorus has made the difficult decision to cancel their March 14 and March 15 concerts.

St. Patrick's Day Road Race 2020
Date: Su, 3/15
Status: CANCELED
Info: The event has been canceled due to the current coronavirus situation.

Museum of Fine Arts Nowruz Celebration + MFA Late Nites
Date: We, 3/18 & Fr, 4/3
Status: CANCELED
Info: The Museum of Fine Arts has canceled its Nowruz Persian New Year Celebration on Wednesday, March 18, and its MFA Late Nites events on Friday, April 3.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester Spring's A-Brewin'
Date: Th, 3/19
Status: POSTPONED
Info: Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester Spring's A-Brewin' Event is postponed. Future date is TBD.

Terry Riley with Gyan Riley: Live at 85
Date: Fr, 3/20
Status: CANCELED
Info: Harvard University has currently closed Sanders Theatre for all public events through April 30, so this event has been canceled. See more details here.

Bourbon and Bacon
Date: Sa, 3/21
Status: POSTPONED to 10/3
Info: Given the State of Emergency & Governor Baker’s guidance to postpone large-scale events, Encore Boston Harbor & Entercom are postponing Bourbon and Bacon to Saturday, October 3.

A.R.T. Gala 2020
Date: Mo, 3/30
Status: POSTPONED
Info: The 2020 A.R.T. Annual Gala, originally scheduled for Monday, March 30th at the Boch Center Wang Theatre, will now be postponed until the fall of 2020.

The Jam 2020
Date: Th, 4/2
Status: CANCELED
Info: Company One's spring fundraiser, The Jam, has been canceled.

Free Cone Day 2020
Date: Th, 4/9
Status: CANCELED
Info: Ben & Jerry's annual Free Cone Day 2020 has been canceled due to the increasing presence of COVID-19. See more details here.

New England Women's Leadership Awards
Date: Th, 5/7
Status: POSTPONED
Info: New date is September 28, 2020. The time, location, and description, will remain the same.

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NOTICE: The Boston Calendar will continue sharing things happening around Boston that have not been canceled. However, event goers should take precautionary measures recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) while attending public gatherings to prevent illness and the spread of COVID-19.

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