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LIST: What grocery stores, restaurants, and businesses are open and not open around Phoenix?

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Posted at 6:56 PM, Mar 16, 2020

Editor's note: This article was last updated on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Since this article was first posted, several restaurants, museums, and attractions have closed indefinitely to follow the CDC's social distancing guidelines and to follow Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's stay-at-home executive orders, all efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Restaurants are allowed to remain open for carry-out, pickup, and delivery orders. View our database of restaurants currently open around the Valley.

A lot has been canceled, postponed, suspended or closed over the last few weeks, especially in recent days. Now, some attractions and restaurants around town have either closed or modified their hours and/or operations, like opening only for takeout, carry-out, or delivery orders.

To help you out, we're compiling our lists and information into one easy-to-read story. We will continue to update our list as information comes into the newsroom. Did we miss one? Send an email to Josh.Frigerio@abc15.com and let him know.

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All the major grocery stores in the Phoenix metro are open. Some have slightly shortened their hours to allow staff more time to restock the shelves and clean the store because of the recent spike in demand related to concerns surrounding COVID-19.

Related: Arizona grocery stores have "immediate" need for more employees


Walgreens: Most stores are open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Find a store near you.
CVS: Hours vary per location. Find a store near you.
Dollar Tree: Stores will open at their normal start times, but will now close at 8 p.m. Find a store near you.
Family Dollar: Stores will open at their normal start times, but will now close at 8 p.m. Find a store near you.
Dollar General: All stores are open. Find a store near you.


Search the database below for a regularly updated list of open restaurants across the Valley.


Linger Longer Lounge: Late Sunday night, March 15, the Phoenix bar announced in a Facebook post that it would be closed for the remainder of the week "or until we fill it is safe to open to the public again." "We want to do what is best for our community and while we are saddened to close our doors for any period of time we have everyone’s safety in mind. Be careful out there and we will see you again soon. Please wash your hands.

Illegal Pete's: Beginning on Monday, March 16, all restaurants will be closed for a "minimum" of four weeks. Ilegal Pete's has two restaurants in Arizona: Mill Avenue in Tempe and another in Tucson. "With the spread of COVID-19, we want to do what’s right to protect our crew, customers, and community. All research points to social distancing as being the key to controlling the spread of the virus, and we will be taking this advice as gospel," the restaurant wrote on its website.

Valley Bar & Crescent Ballroom: Both venues announced Saturday that concerts and shows have been suspended until further notice. However, Cocina 10 at Crescent Ballroom and The Rose Room at Valley Bar remain open.

Barrio Cafe and Barrio Cafe Gran Reserva: Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza announced on Instagram on Monday that both of her restaurants were closed and would remain closed until further notice.

Evening Entertainment Group: The company behind several bars, restaurants and nightclubs in the Valley has decided to temporarily close all of its concepts. Their concepts include: Bottled Blonde, Sandbar Mexican Grill, Hi-Fi Kitchen, Casa Amigos, Chauncey Social, Skylanes, Bevvy, RnR Gastropub, Stock and Stable, Honor Amongst Thieves, and The Mint.

Riot Hospitality Group: The owners behind Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row, Riot House, Hand Cut, Farm & Craft, and El Hefe announced Tuesday that all of their locations were temporarily closed.

Spellbound Entertainment Group: Maya Day and Nightclub, Clubhouse at Maya, Flint by Baltaire, Upstairs at Flint, The Distrist, Dakota, Shade at W Scottsdale, and The Living Room at W Scottsdale are all temporarily closed, Spellbound Entertainment Group announced Tuesday. Flint by Baltaire will be open for to-go orders.

UnderTow and Century Grand (closed): Both UnderTow and Century Grand announced Tuesday that they have temporarily closed their bars and restaurants, according to a statement.

Hash Kitchen: All restaurants are closed and are not doing to-go orders.

Tomaso's Italian Kitchen: The restaurant is closed and is not going to-go, pickup, or mobile orders.

Durant's: The famous Phoenix steakhouse said in an email to guests that it will remain closed "until the situation changes."

Cobra Arcade: In a Facebook post, Cobra Arcade said it has closed both of its locations in Phoenix and Tucson. “For the foreseeable future, we are closing our doors. Not to keep people from having fun or to keep our employees from making a living…but to make sure we are doing our part to keep all of us healthy and safe for the future," a note said.

Little Miss BBQ: In a heartfelt statement on its Facebook page late Tuesday, Little Migg BBQ wrote that it would temporarily close its restaurants after business on Wednesday, March 18. "Doing takeout as a restaurant not made for takeout or with an incredible labor intensive menu doesn't work. I know it sounds great for politicians to think takeout is the saving grace, but the numbers don't lie. Unless you are built for that, it's hard to make work," the statement said.

Cien Agaves Taco & Tequila: In a statement on its Facebook page, Cien Agaves said it would close its restaurants. "We hope to be back within a couple weeks," the statement said.

Virtu Honest Craft and Pizzeria Virtu: Chef Gio Osso announced that both of its restaurants, Virtu Honest Craft and Pizzeria Virtue, would temporarily close "due to the recent developments regarding COVID-19," according to his restaurants' social media pages. "We hope to re-open our doors soon and welcome you all back."

CRUjiente Tacos: In a statement on its Facebook page, CRUjiente Tacos wrote that "in an effort to remain responsible to our guests, Team CRU and our community, please note that CRUjiente Tacos is closed until further notice."

OBON Sushi: All restaurants are closed.


West Wind Drive In: Located in Glendale, the West Wind Drive In remains opens under "strict," guidelines.


Desert Botanical Garden
Musical Instrument Museum
Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino
Desert Diamond West Valley Casino
Cliff Castle Casino and Hotel
Fort McDowell Casino and Wo-Ke-Pa Resort
Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort
Gila River Hotels & Casinos
Phoenix Zoo
Arizona Boardwalk
Arizona Snowbowl
Wonderspaces at Scottsdale Fashion Square:
Heard Museum
Phoenix Art Museum
Harkins Theatres:
Regal Cinemas
AMC Theaters
Picture Show Theatres
Flix Brewhouse
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Arizona Science Center
Medieval Times
Mesa Arts Center, i.d.e.a. Museum, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Uptown Jungle Fun Parks
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix
Great Wolf Lodge
Crayola Experience in Chandler
Tovrea Castle
Visits to Havasupai Falls
Children's Museum of Phoenix:
Phoenix Police Museum
Turf Paradise Season
Grand Canyon
Makutus Island
Cactles N' Coasters


LA Fitness
Lifetime Fitness
VASA Fitness
OrangeTheory Fitness
Village Health Clubs & Spas
EOS Fitness
Mountainside Fitness
Scottsdale Comedy Spot
EOS Fitness
Village Health Clubs and Spas
Planet Fitness


Pat's Run: Pat’s Run 2020 is going virtual. On April 18, instead of gathering together in Tempe, we encourage you to run 4.2 miles individually, wherever you are. Let’s show our strength in a challenging time and also support Tillman Scholars. The mission will go on.

Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival: After insisting that the event would go on as planned, organizers with the Chandler Ostrich Festival reversed course minutes before the festival was scheduled to begin. The festival has been postponed and will be rescheduled, organizers said in a news release. "This was not an easy decision and certainly not one we took lightly,” said Terri Kimble, President and CEO of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. "The Chamber and our partner, SLE have taken extraordinary efforts to ensure the safety of the public, however in wake of the President's Declaration of National Emergency, and the state’s Declaration of Public Health Emergency we feel it is in the best interests of our attendees, staff, vendors and all people involved that the festival is postponed. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials and the CDC.”

Luke Days: Luke Air Force Base announced Friday that "Luke Days 2020 Airshow scheduled for March 21-22, 2020 is canceled due to growing COVID-19 concerns and to mitigate health risks to attendees."

Phoenix Pride Parade and Festival: Organizers behind Phoenix Pride announced Friday that they have canceled their April events and will reschedule them for sometime in the fall.

Tempe Festival of the Arts: Officials announced Friday that the Tempe Festival of the Arts, scheduled for March 27-29 in downtown Tempe, would be canceled. "Please know this decision was not taken lightly by City of Tempe leadership or Tempe Festival of the Arts event producers. Many alternative solutions were discussed. Ultimately, it was decided that cancellingwould be the best route for the general public and festival participants," a news release said.

Scottsdale Arts Fest: On Thursday afternoon, organizers announced that the Scottsdale Arts Fest had been canceled. Earlier in the week, organizers were hopeful that the festival would go on as previously scheduled. "Unprecedented cancellations across the nation in the areas of sports, culture, entertainment, and education have filled our newsfeeds in the last 24 hours. At this time, we feel compelled to act decisively and out of an abundance of caution to do our part in quelling this pandemic before it is allowed to take hold in our communities," a statement said.

Cirque Du Soliel's Axel: Cirque Du Soleil's upcoming performances of "Axel" in Arizona have been canceled, the show announced in a news release. The show was scheduled to be at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley, Arizona on March 19-21 and at Tucson Arena in April 17-19, 2020. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster would be automatically funded. "The touring division of Cirque du Soleil will be working to reschedule these dates in the upcoming weeks," the statement said.

Italian Festival of Arizona: The Italian Festival of Arizona, which was scheduled to happen this weekend, has been canceled and rescheduled. In a statement, organizers said, "With the unfortunate turn of events related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the 7th Annual Italian Festival of Arizona slated for this weekend, March 14 and 15, will be postponed to October 17 and 18, 2020."

Nirvana Food and Wine Festival: Organizers announced Thursday that the Nirvana Food and Wine Festival would be postponed. It was initially scheduled for April 16-19, 2020 at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley. In a statement, the festival said: "Ultimately, there is nothing more important to the Nirvana Food & Wine team than ensuring the health and safety of all who attend, and we trust that you will agree with our decision to delay. We are working diligently to find a new date for the event, which we expect to have shortly." All tickets already purchased will be honored at the new date, the statement said.

Gilbert Pizza Festival: The inaugural Gilbert Pizza Fest will be rescheduled, according to David Tyda, the founder of the festival. In a statement posted to the festival,s website, Tyda said: "Your safety and well being is always our top priority. In relation to COVID-19 and festivals/events, we are closely monitoring news updates and recommendations from federal and state public health authorities. We are in the process of rescheduling the festival and will post an update and notify all ticket holders of the new date within 24 hours."

Goodyear Lakeside Music Fest: In a statement, the City of Goodyear said this year's Goodyear Lakeside Music Festival has been canceled. It was originally scheduled for April 18 at the Estrella Lakeside Ampitheater. Plain White T's were scheduled to headline.

The City of Goodyear also canceled its Culture Pop Block Party (March 28), Hop & Hops (April 11) and its outdoor concert series at Goodyear Community Park.

Celine Dion Courage World Tour: Celine Dion postponed the remainder of her North American tour on Thursday, which included a scheduled March 29 stop at Gila River Arena in Glendale. According to a statement sent out via her Twitter account, her tour would be rescheduled. A new date for the Glendale show was not immediately available.

Rage Against The Machine: Those looking forward to Rage Against The Machine's upcoming reunion will have to wait a bit longer. Late Thursday, the band posted a message on its Instagram page that it was postponing its tour due to concerns surrounding COVID-19: "Due to the current outbreak and ban on public gatherings, we are postponing the first part of our tour (March 26-May 20)." The band's tour was scheduled to perform at Gila River Arena on March 30 & April 1. Rescheduled dates have not been released yet.

Pride Run Phoenix: The Pride Run was supposed to happen on Saturday, March 20. However, on their website, they said: "Our top priority is taking the correct actions to protect everyone’s well-being and safety. For this reason, with the rapid spread and uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus, and careful review of the CDC and World Health Organization (WHO) directives, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 pride run and walk."

Arizona Game Fair: "After some long conversations with our friends, family, staff, and the gaming community, we have made the decision to postpone this year’s Arizona Game Fair until later in the year" the group posted on its website. "We are working with the Mesa Convention Center to identify a future date for the event. We will contact all attendees and exhibitors with options once we work out the details."

The City of Buckeye has postponed a handful of events related to COVID-19, including the Ultra Man 50K, Buckeye Melodrama, Verrado's Founders Day, and all youth sports leagues. The March 13 concert in the park and stargazing event at Skyline park have been canceled.

The Good Life Festival: The Good Life Festival has canceled its 2020 festival at Schnepf Farms. In a statement, organizers said the festival would return in March 2021.

Anthem Days: In a statement on its website, Anthem City Council said, "With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the responsible decision to cancel Anthem Days (and carnival)." The two-day event was scheduled to take place March 28-29.

Arab American Festival: The Arab American Festival has been postponed due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, according to a statement on its website. "Out of an abundance of caution and to protect the citizens from coronavirus, we have decided to postpone the festival! Rescheduled date will be announced soon," the statement said.

Good Guys Spring Nationals: The Good Guys Spring Nationals has been canceled. It was scheduled to be at WestWorld of Scottsdale March 20-22. "The decision is based on the rising health risk concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus," officials said in a statement.

My Nana's Best Tasting Salsa Challenge: Salsa lovers will have to wait a bit longer. In a tweet on Saturday, officials said the festival, which was scheduled for April 18, would be postponed.

Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival: The Arizona Bao and Dumpling Festival has been postponed. It was originally scheduled for March 21 at Dr. AJ Chandler Park. According to a statement, the event will be rescheduled. A new date has not yet been announced.

Taco Fest at Salt River Field: R Entertainment and Talking Stick at Salt River Fields announced that their inaugural Taco Fest event has been postponed indefinitely.

FuelFest: Organizers announced that FuelFest has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. It will take place at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.