This is a running list of events canceled and postponed in Colorado due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. This list will be updated periodically with major event cancellations that impact a large number of people and therefore may not be comprehensive (for all sizes of events in the metro area, visit The City of Denver’s website). This list was last updated on March 12 at 8:45 a.m.
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies, scheduled April 1-5 in Denver, canceled on March 11
CU-Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs, scheduled April 6-10, canceled on March 11
American Physical Society’s March Meeting scheduled to begin March 2 in Denver, canceled on Feb. 29
NoCo Hemp Expo scheduled to begin March 26 in Denver, postponed on March 9
American Academy of Dermatology Association scheduled to begin March 20, canceled on March 10
Denver Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation’s annual meeting and board elections scheduled for March 14, canceled on March 10. Will be rescheduled.
Colorado Education Association’s Day of Action has been cancelled. The annual event was scheduled for March 19.
Colorado State Spelling Bee, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at the University of Denver, has been postponed until Sunday, April 26.
Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for March 14, canceled on March 10
Sarah Pinsker’s Tattered Cover reading with Denver’s Jason Heller, scheduled for March 15, canceled on March 10
IrishFest Denver scheduled for March 13-15 in the Ballpark neighborhood, canceled on March 10
KCTL Channel 93.3’s annual Keggs and Eggs event, scheduled for March 13, postponed indefinitely
Opera Steamboat’s “Romeo & Juliet Through the Ages,” scheduled for March 22, canceled on March 11
Frozen Dead Guy Days, scheduled for March 13-15, canceled on March 11
Food & drink
High West Oyster Fest scheduled for April 2 in Denver, postponed on March 9
Pearl Jam concert scheduled for April 9 in Denver, postponed on March 9
Fleshgod Apocalypse at Summit scheduled for March 29, postponed on March 11
National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic scheduled to begin March 29 in Snowmass, canceled on March 4
Denver Parks and Recreation has canceled all organized programming and non-essential gatherings at all Denver Recreation Centers, effective March 11. This includes the Youth Sports Basketball tournament; facility rentals/events; and drop-in and paid activities.
NBA suspends season “until further notice” following Wednesday’s games due to coronavirus
Attendance at Colorado state basketball tournaments limited to essential team personnel only
Colorado Crossroads, the USA Volleyball Junior National Qualifier Tournament, cancels the second week of the tournament scheduled for March 13-15 on March 12.
SOURCE: THE DENVER POST