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

Posted: 6:56 PM, Mar 16, 2020
Updated: 2020-04-01 17:50:58-04
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PHOENIX — 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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GROCERY STORES

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.

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  • Fry's Food Stores: Current store hours are 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Safeway: Current store hours are 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. However, hours may vary at different locations.
  • Bashas: Current hours are 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Albertson's: Current store hours are 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. However, hours may vary at different locations.
  • Food City: Current store hours are 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • WinCo: Current store hours are 7 a.m. - midnight. However
  • Walmart: Current store hours are 7 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (No 24 hours stores, currently)
  • Trader Joe's: Current store hours are 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sprout's: Current store hours are 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • AJ's Fine Foods: Current hours are 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Target: Beginning on Wed., March 18, all Target stores will close at 9 p.m.
  • Los Altos Ranch Market: Current store hours are 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Whole Foods: Current hours are 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. However, hours may vary at different locations.
  • Costco: Current hours are 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, at U.S. locations; 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday.

SPECIAL HOURS

Beginning on Monday, March 23, Fry's will open its stores for people aged 60 and older from 6 a.m. - 7 a.m., Monday - Thursday.

Bashas', Food City, and AJ's Fine Foods have reserved Wednesdays from 5 a.m. - 6 a.m. for seniors, aged 65 and older. A valid government I.D. is required. If a senior needs a caretaker to help them shop, the caretaker can accompany them into the store, but the caretaker is not allowed to shop for themselves. All current product limitations remain in effect.

Safeway and Albertsons have reserved Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. for seniors and other vulnerable adults, such as those with an underlying health condition.

Target said it would reserve the first hour on Wednesdays to seniors and vulnerable adults, such as those with underlying health conditions.

Walmart said it would open its stores an hour early on Tuesdays for adults, aged 60 and older, to shop. Its vision centers and pharmacies would also be open during those times.

Los Altos Ranch Market is opening its stores daily from 6 a.m. - 7 a.m. for seniors and first responders, according to its Facebook page. There are seven stores in the Phoenix metro.

In a post on its website, Whole Foods announced that some of its stores would open an hour earlier than the general public for those 60+ to shop.

On its website, Costco said it would welcome shoppers 60+ (with memberships) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

CONVENIENCE STORES

Walgreens: Walgreens is open and has reduced its hours at all of its stores, including its 24-hour locations. The new hours are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Dollar Tree: Stores will open at their normal start times, but will now close at 8 p.m., according to a note on its website.
Family Dollar: Stores will open at their normal start times, but will now close at 8 p.m., according to a new on its website.
Dollar General: All stores are open. The first hour has been reserved for seniors. Some stores may also close an hour earlier than usual, according to its website.
CVS: All stores are open.

OPEN RESTAURANTS/BARS/CLUBS

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

CLOSED RESTAURANTS AND BARS

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.

OPEN ATTRACTIONS

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

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park: Located in Litchfield Park, the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium, & Safari Park remains open. In a Facebook post, the zoo said it has taken precautions to protect the animals, employees, and guests "proper sanitation and limiting the number of people congregating in any one area."

CLOSED ATTRACTIONS

Desert Botanical Garden: In an updated note on its website, the Desert Botanical Garden announced that it would close at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 20. "As this is a fluid situation, we are still considering when the best time is to reopen to the public," a statement said.

Musical Instrument Museum: On Wednesday, the Musical Instrument Museum announced on its Facebook page that it would close and would remain closed "until further notice."

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino: The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council announced Wednesday that its casino in Maricopa, Arizona would close at 4 a.m. on Thursday, March 19 and would remain closed through April 2.

Desert Diamond West Valley Casino: The Tohono O’odham Nation announced that it will close all four of its Arizona casinos, including the newly-opened Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Glendale, at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Cliff Castle Casino and Hotel: The Yavapai-Apache Nation announced Wednesday in a news release that the Cliff Castle Casino & Hotel in Camp Verde, Arizona would close at 6 p.m. and would remain closed "until further notice."

Fort McDowell Casino and Wo-Ke-Pa Resort: Fort McDowell Casino and the We-Ko-Pa Resort are the latest Phoenix-area casinos and hotels to temporarily close. The Fort McDowell Casino will close at noon on Wednesday, March 18 and will remain closed until April 2, when it anticipates reopening, a spokesperson confirmed to ABC15.

Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort: After initially saying it would remain open, Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort reversed course early Wednesday and decided to close both of their casinos at 4 a.m. on Wednesday. Both casinos will remain closed through March 31, a news release said.

Gila River Hotels & Casinos: Late Tuesday, Gila River Hotels & Casinos announced that all three of its Phoenix-area casinos -- Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva -- would close at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18 and would remain closed for two weeks.

Phoenix Zoo: The Zoo said Tuesday they will temporarily close effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 until further notice.

Arizona Boardwalk: "In response to the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, the shops, restaurants and attractions at Arizona Boardwalk have temporarily closed to the public and all events have been postponed. Arizona Boardwalk will reopen when the situation has improved, and it is deemed safe to do so," a statement on the complex's website stated.

Arizona Snowbowl: In a statement, the Flagstaff-area ski hill announced that it would suspend operations on Tuesday, March 17 and would remain closed "until further notice."

Wonderspaces at Scottsdale Fashion Square: In a updated note on its website, Wonderspace announced that it has temporarily closed all of its galleries due to COVID-19 concerns.

Heard Museum: Closed for the next three weeks through April 5, 2020 where the museum will then "reassess the situation." The closure includes the museum and museum grounds, Courtyard Cafe, and Heard Museum stores.

Phoenix Art Museum: Closed for the next three weeks and plans to reopen on April 6. The closure includes the museum galleries, and Lemon Art Research Library. Currently, Palette at Phoenix Art Musical is "evaluating a plan for limited or reduced hours."

Harkins Theatres: On Monday, Scottsdale-based Harkins Theatres announced that it would suspend operations at its movie theaters until March 31. "Make no mistake, we will be back soon, bigger, and better than ever," President Mike Bowers said in a statement.

Regal Cinemas: Beginning on Tuesday, March 17, Regal Cinemas will close all of its movie theaters, including its one Arizona location in Gilbert, Arizona. In a tweet, Regal said the theaters would remain closed "until further notice."

AMC Theaters: According to the company's website, all AMC theaters are "temporarily closed in accordance with local and federal guidelines," and the theaters will "re-open when those guidelines allow."

Picture Show Theatres: The movie theater chain announced Tuesday that it has suspended all of its movie theater operations for the time being. They have three locations in Arizona: Superstition Springs in Mesa, Paradise Valley Mall, and Frontier Village in Prescott.

Flix Brewhouse: The dine-in movie theater in downtown Chandler announced on its Facebook page that it would be temporarily closed "in an effort to protect our guests and slow the spread of COVID 19."

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema: All of Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, including its three theaters in the Phoenix area, have temporarily closed. One franchise location in Virginia remains open, according to the statement.

Arizona Science Center: Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the Arizona Science Center will be closed and will remain closed until April 6, according to a statement. More information.

Medieval Times: Medieval Times' president and CEO announced Sunday that it would stop shows and close its castle in Arizona from Monday, March 16 to Tuesday, March 31. "We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but rest assured we will come back stronger. All of us need to contribute in this fight and we do it in the most painful way, by closing down Castle operations," a statement said.

Mesa Arts Center, i.d.e.a. Museum, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum: On Sunday, the City of Mesa announced that all programming scheduled through March 29 at the Mesa Arts Center was canceled or postponed. It was also announced that the i.d.ea. Museum, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, and city libraries would be closed "until further notice." While city parks remain open, according to the city, all recreation facilities were also closed.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts: Both museums in Old Town Scottsdale closed on Monday, March 16, and are expected to be closed for two weeks, a spokesperson said. Several events in March and April have been postponed.

City of Phoenix: On Sunday, the City of Phoenix announced that it would close all of its libraries and indoor parks and recreation centers effective Monday, March 16, in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Town of Gilbert: On Monday, the Town of Gilbert announced that all municipal building, libraries, and recreation centers would close on Tuesday, March 17 and remain closed through April 10.

City of Tempe: This week, the City of Tempe announced that it would close all city facilities until March 27. More information.

That includes:
Tempe Public Library
Kiwanis Recreation Center
Escalante Community Center
North Tempe Multi-Generational Center
Westside Multi-Generational Center, Tempe Center for the Arts
Pyle Adult Recreation Center
Cahill Senior Center
Edna Vihel Arts Center
All Tempe historic properties
Head Start programs at Escala

City of Peoria: Beginning on Wednesday, March 17, the following City of Peoria facilities will be closed: Rio Vista Recreation Center, the Peoria Community Center/Community Assistance Resource Center, both Peoria libraries, Peoria Center for the Performing Arts and the West Valley Art Museum.

City of Scottsdale: All city buildings, including Scottsdale libraries, aquatic centers, and recreation centers, are closed until further notice. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park remains open, but the carousel and train are currently closed.

Children's Museum of Phoenix: The Children's Museum of Phoenix said Friday it will close on Saturday, March 14, and remain closed through the end of the month. "As a public gathering space that attracts large groups of families with young children, this is a preventative action to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to ensure the safety of the Museum’s visitors, volunteers and staff," the museum said in a statement.

Uptown Jungle Fun Parks: Beginning on Tuesday, March 17, all locations are closed and will remain closed for at least 14 days, according to a note on its Facebook page.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix: The West Valley water park planned to open for the season on Saturday, March 14, but has now decided against that in light of COVID-19 concerns. "Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix has temporarily suspended operations until the end of March, at which time we will re-evaluate the situation. While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at this property, the safety of our guests and team members is always our highest priority," Six Flags said in a statement.

Great Wolf Lodge: Great Wolf Lodge announced that it would close all of its resorts and indoor watch parks, including its resort near Scottsdale, at 2 p.m. on March 15 and that they would plan to reopen on April 2.

Crayola Experience in Chandler: The Crayola Experience at Chandler Fashion Center mall will close for two weeks beginning at the end of the day on Friday, March 13, the company said in a statement. Those who've purchased tickets to visit the attraction will receive a 30-day extension to use them. Employees will continue to be paid during the two weeks, the company said.

Tovrea Castle: Tours to visit Tovrea Castle have been postponed until April 26, the attraction said.

Visits to Havasupai Falls: The Havasupai Tribal Council announced that it would suspend its tourism operations until April 14, which means people will not be able to visit the Village of Supai, Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls, or Beaver Falls. The Tribe said those who had reservations during those times would have an opportunity to rescheduled their visit during the 2021 season, which would be next year.

Children's Museum of Phoenix: The Children's Museum of Phoenix said Friday it will close on Saturday, March 14, and remain closed through the end of the month. "As a public gathering space that attracts large groups of families with young children, this is a preventative action to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to ensure the safety of the Museum’s visitors, volunteers and staff," the museum said in a statement.

Phoenix Police Museum: The museum announced Monday that it would be closed through March 30. After that, it will "reevaluate the situation based on recommendations from government officials."

Turf Paradise Season: Turf Paradise has decided to end its current season early. Live racing had been scheduled to run until May 3rd. Officials say live racing will resume in mid-October which is the traditional start of the season.

Grand Canyon: Grand Canyon West will temporarily suspend operations at Grand Canyon Skywalk and the company’s other tourism experiences as of March 18, 2020. Besides Skywalk, GCW’s tourism experiences to be closed temporarily include Hualapai River Runners tours of the Colorado River, the Zipline at Grand Canyon West, the Hualapai Ranch and its rustic cabins along the West Rim and the Hualapai Lodge in Peach Springs on historic Route 66. The Lodge’s Diamond Creek restaurant will continue to operate for takeout orders only from 11 am to 7 pm. The Walapai Market on Route 66 will continue to operate normal hours.

Makutus Island: In a note on its website, Mankutus Island announced that it would be temporary closed due to COVID-19 concerns.

Cactles N' Coasters: The Phoenix amusement park has temporarily closed "for public safety," according to its website. "Stay safe - See you soon!"

GYMS

LA Fitness: On Monday, LA Fitness announced that it would close all of its locations until April 1. More information.

Lifetime Fitness: On its website, LifeTime Fitness announced that it would close all of its clubs, temporarily.

VASA Fitness: All VASA Fitness locations are closed "until further notice," according to a note on its website. "Our member’s well-being is our top priority. We’ll see you soon, but for now, let’s all stay healthy and take care of each other!," the note said.

OrangeTheory Fitness: In an email to its members on Monday, OrangeTheory announced that all of its corporate-owned stores would close and remain closed through the end of the month. They've also encouraged their franchise locations to also close, as a result of COVID-19 precautions. "Our goal it to reopen on March 31, 2020," the company said.

Village Health Clubs & Spas: The company sent a message to members saying they will "temporarily close the clubs and the DC Ranch Tennis Center. We are not sure how long this closure will last."

EOS Fitness: A company-wide closure of all locations begins Tuesday, March 17, until March 31.

Mountainside Fitness: Group fitness classes, steam rooms and childcare will be closed. The rest of the facility will remain open for as long as possible, with some changes. More information.

Scottsdale Comedy Spot: In an email late Monday, the comedy club announced that it would close and that all shows scheduled through March have been canceled or postponed. It currently plans to reopen on April 1, the email said.

EOS Fitness: According to a note on its website, all locations will be closed from March 17 to March 31.

YouFit: In a statement on Twitter, YouFit announced Tuesday that it has closed all 100 of its location for the next 15 days.

Village Health Clubs and Spas: All locations are currently closed. In a statement on its website, the company said: "We tried our best to keep your club open while maintaining a healthy environment for our members and staff. As the crisis grew, we realized we couldn’t provide the safety and services you are accustomed to at the Village."

Planet Fitness: All corporate-owned stores are closed and the company has encouraged its franchised stores to also close.

STORES

Bookmans: All Bookmans locations will be closed in Arizona beginning on Tuesday, March 17, the company announced late Monday on social media. The closure will last until May 27 when it will reassess the situation.

Zia Records: On Tuesday, Zia Record Exchange announced that all eight of its stores, spanning Arizona and Nevada, would be closed until March 31. "We started off just like you, wondering how to proceed in these unprecedented times. But it's become clear that for the safety of our communities, employees, and you, we need to close our physical stores...," a statement on its Facebook page said.

Outlets at Anthem: Because of COVID-19, the mall has reduced its hours. The temporary hours will be Monday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Macerich: Several malls and shopping centers owned by Macerich, including Chandler Fashion Center and Scottsdale Fashion Square, have temporarily reduced their hours. New hours at all locations are Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Also, photos with the Easter Bunny have been canceled. Malls include: Arrowhead Towne Center, Biltmore Fashion Park, Chandler Fashion Center, Desert Sky Mall, Kierland Commons, SanTan Village, Scottsdale Fashion Square, and Superstition Springs Center

Tanger Outlets: The West Valley shopping center announced Monday that it was temporarily changing its hours to 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Individual stores and eateries may have adjusted their own hours. It is recommended that people contact individual stores before visiting.

Arizona Mills and Phoenix Premium Outlets: Simon Property Group has closed all of its malls, mills, and outlets across the country, including Arizona Mills in Tempe and Phoenix Premium Outlets in Chandler. All properties will be closed through March 29, a news release said.

Nike: All stores will be closed until May 27. Shoppers can still purchase items from Nike's website. More information.

Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack: All stores will be closed for two weeks, beginning on Tuesday, March 17, Nordstrom announced on its website.

Macy's: On Tuesday, March 17, Macy's said it would close all of its stores by the end of the day. Stores would remain closed until the end of March, according to a statement.

ACE Hardware: A spokesperson for a number of ACE Hardware stores in the Phoenix area told ABC15 that their stores do remain open. Current hours are 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Road Runner Sports: In a statement on its Facebook page, Road Runner Sports said all of its "hometown stores" would be closing on Wednesday, March 18.

Changing Hands Bookstore: On Twitter, Changing Hands Bookstore said closing was "one of the hardest decisions we've made in our 46-year history, but we feel it’s the right thing to do to help slow the spread of this virus and #FlattenTheCurve." The bookstore is closed until the end of March, according to its Twitter account.

CANCELED OR POSTPONED EVENTS

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.