Closings and cancellations

List of LFUCG activities that have been canceled.

May 27 - Weekly yard waste collections to resume

May 22 - June update: Lexington Parks programs, facilities

May 15 – Lexington Public Library Announces Phased Reopening Plan

May 8 – The 18th Annual Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo (MBE) is canceled

May 8 – Social Services cancels summer programs for seniors and teens due to COVID-19

May 8  Many parks facilities reopen next week

May 1 – Lexington Comic and Toy Convention has been rescheduled for 2021.

April 30 – Lexington's natural areas will begin reopening with guidelines.

April 30 – Mayor Linda Gorton announced Lexington will not open pools this summer.

April 30 – The Lexington Lions Club announced the cancellation of the 2020 Bluegrass Fair.

April 29 – Governor Andy Beshear unveiled gradual reopening throughout May

April 24 – Governor Andy Beshear announced new voting procedures for the June 23 Kentucky Primary Election

April 20 – Fayette County Public Schools announced the closure of schools through the remainder of the school year.

April 18 – Mayor Linda Gorton announced Parks events canceled for May and reopening golf courses.

April 17 – Governor Andy Beshear released benchmarks to reopen Kentucky's economy.

April 16 – The White House and Centers for Disease Control released the Opening Up America Again plan.

April 13 – The Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival has been canceled.

April 6 – Lexington Comic and Toy Convention has rescheduled to June 18-21.

April 2 – Fayette County Public Schools announce closure through May 1.

April 1 – The Hazardous Waste Collection event scheduled for April 18 has been canceled.

March 30 – Governor Andy Beshear has issued an order limiting out of state travel, and mandatory 14 day quarantine for those traveling into Kentucky.

March 30 – Mayor Linda Gorton announced the closure of park playgrounds, public restrooms and parking lots.

March 27 – All Lexington Public Library locations are now closed until further notice.

March 27 – Fayette County Clerk Don Blevins, Jr. announced closure of County Clerk Offices.

March 27 – Mayor Linda Gorton announced closure of certain park areas, including natural areas, golf courses, athletic fields and athletic courts.

March 25 – Fayette County Public Schools announced the suspension of the "Bus Bites" meal delivery bus stops program effective immediately.

March 24 – Governor Andy Beshear ordered all businesses that are not life-sustaining to cease operations effective 8 p.m. March 26.

March 24 – Kentucky Department of Education announced the cancelation of the administration of the 2020 K-Prep testing.

March 22 – Governor Andy Beshear ordered all non-essential retail businesses to stop all in-person business by 8 p.m. March 23. Non-essential retail businesses can still offer delivery and curbside pickup.

March 20 – Mayor Gorton announced Government buildings will restrict access to walk-in visitors starting March 23. Government services, including police, fire, garbage pick-up and recycling, will continue. Find details regarding Building Inspection permit payments, Engineering Land Disturbance permit payments, Sanitary Sewer Connection fee payments, new business registration, and LexServ payment.

March 20 – Fayette County Public Schools announced schools will remained closed until April 20.

March 18 – The March 19 Planning Commission Work Session and the March 26 Planning Commission Zoning Hearing have been canceled.

March 17 – Governor Andy Beshear announced the closure of public-facing businesses that attract public congregation. Click for full details of affected businesses and guidelines.

March 17 – Churchill Downs has announced the 146th Kentucky Derby has been rescheduled to take place on September 5.

March 16 – Governor Andy Beshear announced the closing of all bars and restaurants. Delivery, drive-through and carry out are still possible options. VisitLex has compiled a resource for restaurants that are still offering delivery or carry-out, and how you can also support by purchasing gift certificates. You can find that list here.

March 16 – Keeneland has announced the cancelation of the upcoming Spring Meet due to safety concerns surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19.

March 16 – Governor Andy Beshear announced the postponement of the Kentucky Primary Election until June 23.

March 16 – Governor Beshear announced all childcare facilities close by end of business on March 20 until further notice. There will be some exceptions for on-site employer childcare as well as for healthcare workers with children. Details can be found at here.

March 14 – Several YMCA of Central Kentucky locations have closed and transitioned to provide emergency school-age childcare to support doctors, nurses, technicians and medical staff.

March 13 – The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning will close to the public on March 14 through at least April 4. All programs, classes and events will be canceled.

March 13 – All Lexington Public Library locations will be closed starting Friday, March 13, with plans to reopen Monday, April 6.

March 13 – All Fayette County Public Schools will be closed starting March 16, reopening April 6.

March 12 – Lexington Comic & Toy Convention has been postponed until May.

March 12 – KHSAA Boys' and Girls' Sweet Sixteen Tournament Games have been postponed indefinitely.

March 12Programs for seniors suspended effective Friday, March 13.

March 11St. Patrick's Parade and Festival canceled.

March 10Jail suspends inmate visitation.