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Princeton area event cancellations and postponements due to the coronavirus

Many events have been canceled in Princeton and the surrounding region until early April.

Communiversity has been postponed until October. The following other events at the Arts Council of Princeton have been canceled or rescheduled, including the Dance, Princeton, Dance: Community Dance Party, the opening reception for the Art & Music exhibition, Shared Palette: Artists in Conversation, the screening of The Infinite Happiness, and the Art of the Script Info Session with McCarter Theatre.

The Princeton Public Library is closed until April.

McCarter Theatre Center has announced the suspension of all performances, classes, and events through March 31, effective immediately, including the production run of Sleuth, Miloš, The Hot Sardines, and The Peking Acrobats.

All public events at Princeton University have been canceled for the semester.

The Institute for Advanced Study is postponing all large-scale public events for the immediate future.

Princeton Public Schools events are being postponed. Students will learn remotely starting March 16.

The following Princeton Symphony Orchestra events have been canceled: Soundtracks Talk with Composer Julian Grant (March 18), Violin Masterclass with Stefan Jackiw (March 21), Stefan Jackiw Plays Mendelssohn (March 21 and 22) and Duo Borealis (April 5).

The Princeton Folk Music Society’s Joe Jencks concert scheduled for March 20 has been canceled.

The Princeton Singers Groundbreakers performances have been canceled.

The Corner House Foundation Benefit scheduled for March 27 has been postponed. It will be rescheduled to the Fall of 2020, New date to be announced.

We will update this list as we receive more information.

To inform us of an event cancellation or postponement, or provide us with new information once the event is rescheduled, email editor @ planetprinceton.com. Thank you.


  1. These are good and responsible actions. Schools? It’s time to close schools.

  2. Closing schools is a true hardship on families without the resources for day-care. They should be closed as a last resort. They should stay open as long as possible.

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