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 12 – Programs for seniors suspended effective Friday, March 13.
March 11 – St. Patrick's Parade and Festival canceled.
March 10 – Jail suspends inmate visitation.