A message to our readers about event cancellations & postponements related to COVID-19

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Thank you for trusting 365 Houston to stay on top of events and destinations around the Greater Houston area. We strive to keep our readers updated with the latest, most essential information so you can find the best ways to spend your free time across our great city.

Given the continuing updates surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many of the upcoming events, festivals, and gatherings in Houston are beginning to see changes to their schedules. This includes postponements and cancellations.

In light of organizers and the City of Houston taking precautions to limit and contain the spread of the Coronavirus, 365 Houston will continue to keep our readers aware of changes to events happening around the city.

You can can assume that any large event scheduled in March has been cancelled, and than most smaller events are more likely than not to have been cancelled or postponed until April or later.

But as you browse our site, you’ll notice posts and event listings begin carrying Cancelled or Postponed labels next to event listings. Events previously added to our website, which have since been cancelled or postponed, will remain in our Calendar and in any lists with this added notification.

While this may add confusion to new visitors, it will help clarify the current status for return visitors or people who are just trying to determine if an event is still happening or is not. When an event is just deleted and not marked as cancelled or postponed, our readers who are actively looking for its status are left unsure, confused, and disoriented.

It’s not pretty on the page, but it’s the best way we know to help minimize confusion for all Houstonians. It’s a lesson we learned firsthand during Hurricane Harvey.

While we aim to have the most accurate information for these events, always click through to check the event organizer’s official website, Facebook event, ticketing page, or other platform directly before making your final plans.

In the coming days and weeks, we anticipate additional closures and schedule changes to upcoming events around Houston, and will continue to provide these notices when they’re available on individual events.

The same holds true for permanent and ongoing attractions and events. Unfortunately we don’t currently have the bandwidth to provide updates on whether local museums, attractions, and other destinations are open from day to day. So please double-check with institutions’ official websites before making a journey at the last minute.

If you are an event organizer, and would like to update us on the status of your event that is already listed on our site, please email us at [email protected]. Please let us know if it’s a cancellation or postponement (if you already have a new officially-set date or dates).

Beyond that, please take care of yourselves, wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands, and follow the latest advisories regarding Coronavirus and COVID-19.

Thank you, Houston. Be safe and practice that Houston spirit: being respectful, treating each other with kindness, and promoting community care.

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