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Tracking South Florida Food Event Cancellations Due to the Novel Coronavirus

A running list of South Florida food and hospitality events cancelled over concerns about the new coronavirus

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South Florida is preparing and reacting to the the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Several large-scale events, festivals, parades, and promotions have been cancelled as precautions. Even some major club, restaurant, and nightlife venues have temporarily closed their doors. Here’s a running lists of events cancelled due to the outbreak. This post will be continually updated.

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SOUTH BEACH — David Grutman’s megaclubs LIV and Story have temporarily paused operations until further notice.

DOWNTOWN MIAMI — The 24-hour strip club/party spot E11ven has also temporarily paused operations for at least two weeks.

ORLANDO — Disney World has closed its parks through the end of March.

DORAL — The Doral Food & Wine Festival has been postponed. The event, which was scheduled March 21-22, will be postponed until further notice.

FT. LAUDERDALE — The Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival, slated to be held March 18-22, has been rescheduled to August 5-9.

DESIGN DISTRICT — The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Hearts & Stars Gala, slated for the weekend of March 13, and all the events associated with it are postponed until November.

WYNWOOD — Large festival team SWARM has postponed all of its events including its St. Patrick’s Day Block Party until further notice.

PINECREST — The Pinecrest Gardens Chili Cook-Off, slated for March 21, will be postponed until further notice.

MIAMI — The Veuve Clicquot’s Clicquot Weekend, scheduled for March 12-15, will postpone its activities until another date.

PALMETTO BAY — The Deering Seafood Festival scheduled for March 29 and Chef’s Table on the Bay scheduled for March 27 at the Deering Estate will be postponed until further notice.

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