Local Event Cancellations And Business Closings


All restaurants, bars, gyms, movie theaters and casinos closed. Restaurants can still offer delivery and takeout options.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

  • Schools closed March 16-27
  • Out of state and country field trips canceled
  • Also canceled are large school assemblies and school performances such as plays, musicals and concerts unless they take place without public audiences
  • Sports games, matches and meets will take place without spectators. All sports games will be streamed on the AACPS website

Anne Arundel County Recreation & Parks

  • All child care programs (SACC, CEC, MSTG and South County Rec Center PreK) will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 until schools reopen. All indoor and outdoor use of Anne Arundel County Public Schools and senior centers will be suspended until further notice.
  • North County and South County recreation centers will be closed until further notice.
  • Arundel Olympic Swim Center and North Arundel Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice.
  • Recreation & Parks youth spring basketball start is postponed.
  • All turf fields are closed until further notice.
  • Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks permitted activities in community park facilities are suspended until further notice.
  • Regional Parks (Quiet Waters, Downs, Fort Smallwood, Kinder Farm, Lake Waterford and Jug Bay) will operate on their regular schedules. However, park visitor centers will be closed (restroom facilities will be available). Park staff will be onsite and can be reached by phone.

Anne Arundel County senior centers
Closed for an indefinite period

Green Hornets (Greater Severna Park Athletic Association)
All sanctioned league games, practices and other team functions canceled until March 29

Maryland courts
All Maryland courthouses closed to the public for a three-week period as of March 14. The courts will remain open for emergency matters including, but not limited to, domestic violence petitions, bail reviews, juvenile detention and shelter hearings, and search warrants.

Noah's Ark Veterinary and Boarding Resort
Curbside service only

Savvy Consignment
Closed until April 1

Severna Park Community Center
Closed until further notice
Annual gala postponed until October

Severna Park Lanes
Closed until further notice

The Cottage
Closing to customers at 6:00pm on Friday, March 20, but still offering curbside service, Call 410-647-6742. Free delivery within 15 miles. Learn more by visiting https://shop the cottage.com.

University of Maryland schools
Online classes only for at least two weeks following spring break


Annapolis Book Festival
Original date: April 25
New date: Canceled

Annapolis Opera presents “Susannah”
Original dates: March 13 and 15
New date: Expected later this year

Anne Arundel Community College Fair
Original date: March 12
New date: Canceled

Anne Arundel County Public Library 
All branches closed through March 29
All events and meetings through May 2 are canceled

Annapolis Mothers of Multiples designer purse bingo
Original date: March 20
New date: June 12

Annapolis Mothers of Multiples consignment sale
Original date: March 14 weekend
New date: May 30

ArtFest at Maryland Hall
Original date: March 22
New date: June 6

ASPIRE leadership dinner
Original date: March 25
New date: TBA

B&A Trail Half-Marathon
Original date: March 15
New date: Canceled

Ballet Theatre of Maryland

  • The annex will be closed and company class, auditions and rehearsals will not take place through March 27.
  • Conservatory classes at the annex are cancelled through March 27.
  • Classes at Maryland Hall will be held March 13 and 14. Classes will be cancelled at Maryland Hall March 16-27.
  • The Nautical and Fabulous Fundraiser is still scheduled for March 19, but a final decision will be made on Monday, March 16.

Emily Schindler Memorial Scholarship Triathlon
Original date: April 18

Family Fun Dance
High Point Elementary
Orignial date: March 20
New date: Canceled

High School Musical
Chesapeake High Shool
Original dates: March 13-14
New dates: Canceled

Homestead Gardens
Houseplant Haven Grand Opening and Spring Kickoff Weekend
Original dates: March 13-15
New dates:  Canceled

Hope & Healing for Heroes
Hospice of the Chesapeake
Original date: March 30
New date: Canceled

Hospice of the Chesapeake Gala
Original date:  April 4
New date: July 18

Inaugural Vet to Vet Cafe session
Hospice of the Chesapeake
Original date: March 21
New date: April 18

Monsignor Slade Catholic School performs “Aladdin”
Original date: March 13-14
New date: TBD

Northeast High School’s Dancing With The Stars
Original date: March 19
New date: None planned

Premier Planning Group's March seminars
Original dates:  April 28-29 
New dates: TBA

Rams Head On Stage
All March ticketed live music events postponed. Ticketholders will have the option to exchange, receive a voucher or keep tickets to postponed dates once full service resumes. If a show cancels, refunds will be issued. Please check ramsheadonstage.com for rescheduled show dates and updates.

Rock n Roll Revival XXXI
Severna Park High School
Original dates: March 19-22, 26-28
New dates: Canceled

Severna Park High School mulch sale
Original date: April 18
New date: Canceled.  All orders that have already been placed will be refunded.

State of the Magothy
Original date: March 27
New date: TBD

Strike Out Cancer Event Benefitting Fight CRC
Severna Park Lanes
Original date: March 14
New date: TBD

St. Jane Frances School’s St. Patrick’s Bazaar
Original date: March 13, 9am-1pm and 4pm-9pm
New date: Same date, but only from 9am-1pm

Spring Craft Fair
Chesapeake High School
Original date: April 4
New date: TBD

The Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Leadership Forum
Severna Park High School
Original date: March 12
New date: Canceled

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
All classes, events and support groups are canceled


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