In accordance with the social distancing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for social distancing to help slow the community spread of the coronavirus, the City of Mount Dora has temporarily suspended events in the city. This affects downtown areas, all city parks, alleyways, the W.T. Bland Public Library and other city facilities.
The following March events in Mount Dora have been postponed or cancelled:
March 13: Mount Dora’s 110 Celebration. Postponed. March 13: Art in the Alley. Cancelled March 13: Reception for "Womanmade" exhibit, Cancelled. March 14: Taste of Mount Dora. Postponed. March 15, 22, 29: Mount Dora Village Market. Suspended. March 21-22: Mount Dora Spring Craft Festival (Spring Show). Cancelled. March 21-22: Vintage RV & Antique Show at Renningers. Suspended.
In addition to the events listed above, all programming at the W.T. Bland Public Library for March has been cancelled, including the AARP Tax Aide program, which will be rescheduled for a later date. The library will be open for book circulation.
The cancellations were also in accordance with Governor Ron DeSantis' recommendation today to postpone all mass gatherings in Florida. In addition to events in Florida, the closing of Broadway in New York City, Disneyland in Anaheim and the cancellation of sporting events like March Madness, NBA, NHL and MLB games were also announced today.
For more news and events in Mount Dora, Tavares & Eustis, this month, click here. Discover the area's online entertainment calendar here. Also download the area's free mobile app.