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Coronavirus: Largo suspends all ‘large city events’ through March

The city of Largo has suspended all large public events through March due to the coronavirus.
The city of Largo has suspended all large public events through March due to the coronavirus.
Published Mar. 13, 2020
Updated Mar. 14, 2020

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As performing arts halls like Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Straz Center suspend almost all programming due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city of Largo is going a step further and suspending all “large city events,” period.

City leaders on Friday decided that until the end of the month, the city will postpone events like the Shamrock’n Run, movies in Largo Central Park, the Feed the Critters Food Truck Rally in McGough Park and all performances at the Central Park Performing Arts Center.

Shows at the venue that will be affected: Eight O’Clock Theatre’s performances of Sunset Boulevard; performances by the Landsharks and the Edwards Twins; and the Central Park Performing Arts Foundation’s annual Heart for the Arts Gala.

The park itself, as well as city recreation centers and the Largo Public Library, will remain open. Questions for the city throughout the month should be directed to the Recreation, Parks and Arts Administration at (727) 587-6720. Click here for details.

For our most updated list of all concert and event cancellations around Tampa Bay, click here.

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