COVID-19 Business & Event Updates

Due to the health and safety of our visitors and community, some Memphis businesses and events are suspending activities. The lists below are being updated as announcements are made, but the information may not be completely up to date and everything is subject to change. If you plan to visit specific locations or attend events, please check directly with those entities for updates. Visitors are advised to consult ticket and reservation cancellation policies regarding individual plans.

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Safer at Home Executive Order: What You Need to Know

To further combat the spread of COVID-19, the City of Memphis will issue a Safer at Home Order effective 6 pm on March 24, 2020 through midnight April 7, 2020 — directing all residents of Memphis to stay inside their homes, and immediately limit all movement outside of their homes beyond what is absolutely necessary to take care of essential needs.
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Businesses & Attractions

Hu. Hotel - Temporarily suspended operations. Please read more here.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Memphis Downtown - Temporary suspension of services – Reopening May 1st, 2020
1-40 State Visitor Center and the Shelby County Visitor Centers - Closed until further notice. If you need information, please email [email protected] 
Graceland - Temporarily closed until April 20.
Memphis Botanic Gardens - Gardens are still open with free admission, however, events with more than 10 people have been canceled and the children's garden is closed.
Memphis Made Taproom - Closed until further notice
Delta Heritage Center - Closed until further notice
Memphis Zoo - Closed until further notice, follow the Memphis Zoo on social media for virtual tours and keeper chats.
Fire Museum of Memphis - Closed until at least March 31st
Belz Museum - Closed until April 1
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum - Closed until at least March 31st
Pink Palace Family of Museums - Closed until further notice
Woodruff-Fontaine House - Closed through March
Memphis Rox - Closed through March
W.C. Handy House Museum - Closed until further notice
Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum - Closed until further notice
Cotton Museum - Closed until further notice
Main Event - Closed through March
Sprock n' Roll - All public rides canceled through April 1st (at least). Private tours of 16 or less will continue and only go to public areas like parks and outdoor landmarks.
Withers Collection Museum & Gallery - All public events and programming are canceled while the Museum is closed. This includes the monthly Talk About It Tuesday Community Forum. 
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art- Closed until March 30.
Backbeat Tours - Limiting tours to less than 20 people (less than half normal capacity), to ensure that those who do take a tour with us have plenty of room to spread out (for "social distance").
City Tastings Tours- All tours suspended until further notice.
Crosstown Arts - Offices, galleries, ArtBar, Cafe and shared art making space closed until further notice.
Earnestine & Hazel's - Closed until further notice.
Memphis Zoo - The zoo remains open, but all indoor exhibits are closed.
National Civil Rights Museum - Closed until further notice.
Old Dominick Distillery - Temporarily suspending all distillery tours and The Bar at Old Dominick will also be temporarily closed
Stax Museum of American Soul Music - Closing 3/18 until further notice.
The Art Project - Closing until further notice, and developing take home craft kits complete with instructions and supplies (with a delivery option) that will be ready in the next few days.
Memphis International Raceway - Test-and-tune’s will remain as scheduled for now, but all other events have been rescheduled. 
Memphis Public Libraries - All locations will close on 3/18 until further notice. All programs and outreach events have been canceled and postponed.
Dixon Gallery & Gardens - Closing 3/17 until 3/30.
Children's Museum of Memphis - Closing 3/17 until further notice.
MGM Gold Strike Resort Tunica - Closing March 17th until further notice.
Metal Museum - Closed until further notice.
Sun Studio - Closed until further notice.
Southland Casino & Racing - Closed until further notice. 


Memphis in May Festivals - Postponed until the Fall, more details to come on 3/27. Refunds will be given if attendees cannot make the new dates. 
Willy Nelson at the Orpheum Theatre (4/20)- Postponed until 11/16
A Bronx Tale at the Orpheum (4/7-4/12) - Canceled 
Vintage901 Festival (4/17-4/19) - Postponed 
2020 TN Bike Summit - Postponed until 9/24-9/25
41st Blues Music Awards (5/7) - Canceled. Watch for updates to come on a virtual event to replace the live show.
Let's Brunch Memphis (3/28) - Postponed to 6/27
Ballet Memphis - All classes and events canceled until further notice
Taste the Rarity (4/18) - Postponed to Septemeber 12
Memphis Fashion Week (April 1-4) - Postponed to August 19-22
Century House - All events March through April are postoned
Twin Peaks 30th Anniversary Celebration at Elvis Presley’s Graceland - Rescheduled for Halloween Weekend 2020 
Memphis Greek Festival - Moved to Fall 2020
Agricenter International - All events greater than 50 people have been canceled or rescheduled 
Hattiloo Theatre - Suspended all performances through May 1
Crosstown Arts - all events postponed 
Comedy Fest (4/2-4/5) - postponed, date TBA
901FC - Matches suspended until further notice
Memphis Grizzlies - Season suspended
Silky's St. Patrick's Day Parade on Beale (3/14) - postponed until 4/11
Indie Memphis - Postponing upcoming events in March and April 
Scouts Rock @ Graceland - postponed, Fall reschedule date TBA
Spirits & Soul Fest (4/24-4/25) - Canceled 
World Championship Hot Wing Contest (4/25) - postponed until June 6, 2020
The 34th annual Super Chevy Show (4/4-4/5) - postponed and rescheduled to September 25-27, 2020 
MidSouth Con (3/19-3/21) - canceled until 2021

Beginning on 3/16/20,  the remaining performances of The Book of Will; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Schoolhouse Rock Live; The Ant and the Grasshopper; and Days of Rage will be canceled through May 7, 2020.
Little Shop of Horrors 1 or 2 weeks later to run May 8 through May 31 or May 15 through June 7.
The run of Mississippi Goddamn will open one week later to run June 12 through June 28.
Something Rotten will run 1 week later June 26 through July 12.
St. Paulie’s Delight’s run will retain its current schedule, July 10 through July 26.
After School Acting Program (ASAP) and Theatre School will be cancelled until the Fall.
TnT and PlaySlam will be postponed to a later date.
Summer Youth Conservatory programming will retain its current schedule.
The 43rd Annual Original Art Auction, scheduled for April 25, will be postponed until Summer or Fall of 2020.
Diary of a Wombat, March 14, 10am, Orpheum Theatre: Performing as scheduled with general admission rather than reserved seating. Patrons who no longer wish to attend may request a refund at their original point of purchase.
Farewell Angelina, March 14, 7:30pm, Halloran Centre: Performing as scheduled. Patrons who no longer wish to attend may request a refund at their original point of purchase.
America, March 15, 7pm, Orpheum Theatre: A statement has been issued by the band: “In an effort to do our part to help slow the spread of the coronavirus among our fans and the country at large, the band America has made the decision to postpone shows booked for the coming weeks. We will do everything possible to reschedule when feasible. We encourage everyone to stay informed and follow the advice of the medical community to keep themselves healthy at this time.” The OTG and Ticketmaster will reach out to purchasers directly with cancellation information. Credit card refunds will be automatically issued by the purchaser’s original point of purchase. If a patron purchased tickets with cash only at the Orpheum box office, they should visit the box office between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday with their tickets so the refund can be processed.
Black Violin, March 21, 7:30pm, Orpheum Theatre: Performing as scheduled. Patrons who no longer wish to attend may request a refund at their original point of purchase.
Ballet 5:8, March 21, 7pm, Halloran Centre: Performing as scheduled. Patrons who no longer wish to attend may request a refund at their original point of purchase.
Broadway Season Announcement Event, March 23, 6pm, Orpheum Theatre: The free live event has been canceled, but the season will be announced through the Orpheum Theatre Group’s social media platforms at the same date and time.
Dinner on Stage, March 23, Orpheum Theatre, 6pm: This event has been postponed; refunds will be issued automatically.
Memphis Songwriters Series, March 26, 7pm, Halloran Centre: Postponed; no refunds necessary as tickets were cash at door
Unless noted, postponed shows do not have rescheduled dates at this time. Future shows not included in this release are currently still scheduled to perform.
Midtown Opera Festival 2020 (3/28) - Canceled
Opera Memphis' Mozart’s Così fan tutte (4/4) - Canceled
Martin Lawrence (3/27) - Postponed
Memphis BrewFest (427) - Postponed to July 18
Bayou Overton Square Crawfish Festival (4/11) - Postponed, TBA 
Welcome to Night Vale Live (3/18) Rescheduled
Peanut Butter & Jam: José! by New Ballet Ensemble (3/21) - Rescheduled
Artist’s Reception with Pam Santi (3/21) - This reception has been cancelled.
Germantown Symphony Orchestra 250th Anniversary Beethoven Celebration (3/21) - GSO is rescheduling this concert and apologizes for any inconvenience. Please hold onto your tickets and they will be providing additional information once more is known about the future concert schedule.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 5: Strauss, Tchaikovsky, & Shostakovich(3/22) MSO will not hold the concert. Additional updates will be made on the MSO website, social media and emails to subscribers and ticket buyers. Please contact the MSO Box Office with any ticket related questions at (901) 537-2500 or [email protected]
ArtSavvy: Shadow Play Workshop (3/24)- Rescheduled.
Jazz in the Box: Emmet Cohen & Houston Perso (3/27) - Rescheduled
Pilobolus—Shadowland: The New Adventure (3/28) - Rescheduled for Saturday, September 19, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the March performance are valid for the September show.
Visual Arts Exhibit, Artist’s Reception and Artist Chat with Yancy Villa Calvo will be rescheduled for the fall. Keep an eye on information for the 2020-2021 Season for details.
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers (4/11) Rescheduled. Tickets for the April concert will be valid for the rescheduled show.
Artsavvy: Gullah Traditions (4/14) - Rescheduled
Victor Wooten and the Wooten Brothers (4/16)- Rescheduled. Tickets for the April performance are valid for the rescheduled show.
Ranky Tanky (4/17) - Rescheduled. Tickets for the April Ranky Tanky concert will be valid for the rescheduled show.