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COVID-19 Cancellations, Postponements and Closings for City of Salisbury

COVID-19 Response City of Salisbury To help aid preventative measures of spreading COVID-19, and following the guidance of recent coronavirus advisories provided by federal, state and Rowan County Public Health and other agencies, there will be closings, postponements and cancellations. Please refer to the list below, and check back frequently for updates at For more information on the city's response to COVID-19, visit

For community closings, refer to the Salisbury Post. For Rowan County info, visit For more on how to support local businesses during this crisis, visit


  • The Customer Service Center's lobby is NOW OPEN. Please take note of changes, certain doors are entrance or exit only. We still encourage alternative methods of payment, such as calling, using our website or the drop-off boxes.
  • All Parks and Recreation facilities, basketball courts, park shelters, parks and greenways are OPEN - playgrounds are CLOSED, and the tennis courts are CLOSED for construction (practice social distancing while outside)
  • The Salisbury Police Department is CLOSED TO WALK-INS but still providing services (click here for details)
  • City Hall is CLOSED. Please call for service (
  • Salisbury Transit is SUSPENDING bus services on Saturday until further notice, starting 3/28/2020 (click here for full Transit schedules) Regular service is expected to resume on August 3, 2020.


  • Salisbury Transit will suspend fare collections on all routes effective Tuesday, March 31 (click here for full details)
  • The City of Salisbury has temporarily suspended all utility disconnections. This includes water, trash and recycling.
  • Public Works is suspending some services, and offering reduced services in other ares. Trash, recycling and yard waste collection will continue as normal (click here for full details)
  • The Customer Service Center's lobby is NOW OPEN. Please take note of changes, certain doors are entrance or exit only. We still encourage alternative methods of payment, such as calling, using our website or the drop-off boxes.


  • Job Fair at the VA (3/21/2020) - POSTPONED (New date TBD)
  • Weathering the Storm Emergency and Safety Preparedness Fair (3/21/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Moonlight Basketball (3/21/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Spring Indoor Yard Sale (3/21/2020) - CANCELLED
  • NBA Babies Basketball - ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY & POSTPONED (New dates TBD)
  • Salisbury Neighborhood Action Group(SNAG) Meeting (4/1/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Ring in Spring (4/4/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Hurley Park Spring Celebration (4/5/2020) - POSTPONED (New date TBD)
  • Spring Spruce Up Week (April 13-17) is POSTPONED until further notice.
  • Touch-A-Truck (4/18/2020) - POSTPONED (New date TBD)
  • Ministers of Comedy Fundraiser (4/23/2020) - CANCELLED


  • Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force Meeting (3/17/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Tree Board meeting (3/18/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Presentations to City Council from Boards and Commissions (3/19/2020) - CANCELLED
  • City Presentation Boards and Commissions Reception (3/19/2020) - POSTPONED (New date TBD)
  • Human Relations Council Meeting (3/26/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Planning Board and Board of Adjustment Meeting (3/24/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Salisbury Youth Council Meetings and Activities (March) - CANCELLED
  • Community Appearance Commission Meeting (4/1/2020) - CANCELLED
  • S.N.A.G. (Salisbury Neighborhood Action Group) Meeting (4/1/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Housing Advocacy Commission Meeting (4/2/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Greenway Committee Meeting (4/8/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Historic Preservation Commission Meeting (4/13/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting (4/9/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Fair Housing Committee Meetings (4/13/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Planning Board and Board of Adjustment Meeting (4/14//2020) - CANCELLED
  • Tree Board Meeting (4/15/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force Meeting (4/21/2020) - CANCELLED
  • SPD's Bike Safety Class (4/25/2020) - CANCELLED
  • Planning Board and Board of Adjustment Meeting (4/28/2020) - CANCELLED


  • Salisbury Police Department's Thursday Fingerprint services - CANCELLED until further notice
  • Salisbury Police Department Ride Along and/or Tours - CANCELLED until further notice
  • Salisbury Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball Program (Spring Season) - CANCELLED
  • Open Gym (all facilities) - CANCELLED until further notice
  • Indoor Pickleball - CANCELLED until further notice


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12/2023Public Art | Holiday Decor Contest | Main Street Project | Winter Spruce Up Week
11/2023Holiday Events | Toss The Grease | Housing Survey | Bike Giveaway | Sculpture Show
10/2023Dixonville Cemetery Memorial Dedication | Halloween Safety Tips | Empowering Women in Law Enforcement | Leaf Collection and Map
09/2023Rowan Creek Week | Leaf Collection | BlockWork Volunteers | New Deputy City Manager | Bell Tower Brewfest
08/2023An Outdoor Art Adventure | Summer Program Inspires Youth | Salisbury Invests In Community | City Changes Up Departments
07/2023Hurricane Season | RoCo's Homeless Task Force | Waste Assistance Program | Citizen's Academy | Community Fair and National Night Out
06/2023Dive into Local Pool | Humanitarian Awards | Summer Spruce Up Week | City Budget Updates
05/2023Neon Trees Headline Cheerwine Festival | Summers Camps | Smoke Alarms | Lawn Tips | Street Resurfacing | May is Bike Month
04/2023Donations for Homeless | City Election Process | Landscape of the Month | Main Street Awards| Spring Spruce Up
03/2023Beautify Salisbury - Litter Sweeps, BlockWork, Adopt-A-Street, We Dig Salisbury | Cheerwine Festival | Salisbury311
02/2023Protect Your Pipes This Winter | Join A Board | City Begins Budget Process | Recycling In Salisbury | Recycling Calendar
01/2023Downtown Decor Displays Holiday Spirit | MLK Celebration | Humanitarian Nominations | Wine About Winter Tickets On Sale | Reader Survey
12/2022Sculpture Calls For Artists | Winter Spruce Up Week | Feedback On Our Future | Be The Difference With A City Career | Holiday Recycling
11/2022Holiday Events | Salisbury Youth Council Inducts New Members | Tips to Shop Safe | Toss the Grease
10/2022Tips for Trick-or-Treaters | United Way Rowan | Crime Prevention Month | 4th Cultivating Community Conversations | Leaf Collection
09/2022Bell Tower BREWFEST | BlockWork | Salisbury Police Foundation | Transit Month | Rowan Creek Week
08/2022Kudos To Lifeguards | Grant to Fund Flood, Road Sensors | Funds for Family Water Bills | City Awarded For Good Health
07/2022Sculpture Show | Citizen's Academy | Hurricane Season Tips | West End Survey | Council Approves Budget
06/2022Pool Opens For Summer | Reels and Riffs: Movie and Music Series | Wine About Winter ... In Summertime | Summer Spruce Up Week
05/2022New City Manager | Cheerwine Festival | Local Humanitarian Awards | BlockWork Applications Open
04/2022Two Headline Bands To Rock Cheerwine Festival | Spotlight on Fire Safety | Salisbury Locals Win Big at NC Main Street Awards
03/2022Cheerwine Festival Returns | 5 Ways to Pay Your BIll | SPD Receives Grant | Spring Spruce Up Week
02/2022Interim City Manager | Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes | Apply For A Board | City Begins Budget Process | Employee Spotlight
01/2022Holiday Storefront Awards | Social District Proposed | EDK Nominations | Wine About Winter | Winter Spruce Up Week
12/2021Be A Part of Our Public Art | SRU Recognized For Quality | Don't let FOG Take Your Holiday Down the Drain
11/2021Bell Tower Green Now Open | Keep Salisbury Beautiful | Shopping Tips For Black Friday
10/2021Fire Prevention Week | BlockWork Looking For Volunteers | Leaf Collection Map
09/2021Safe, Clean Transit | McCoy Road Culvert Replaced | Cheerwine Festival Music Lineup
08/2021Rowan Creek Week | Back-to-School Resource Fair | New Crime Information Center | Blockwork Awarded Lowe's Grant For $100,000
07/2021Salisbury Cease Fire | Citizen's Academy | Summer Spruce Up Week | Sculpture Show
06/2021Summer Camps | Transit Director Award | Hurricane Tips | Wine About Winter
05/2021City & Partners to Boost Minority Business | Festival Looks For Volunteers | BlockWork Nominations Open | Bike Safety Tips
04/2021School Officers | New Look For Downtown | Local Humanitarians Receive EDK Awards | Employee Spotlight
03/2021Dixonville Memorial Missing Connections | New Bill Pay System Coming | Spring Spruce Up | Stormwater Survey Seeks Solutions | Ring In Spring Event
02/2021New Fire Station & Memorial Event | Protect Your Pipes | Join A Board Or Commission | Save The Date For Cheerwine | Employee Spotlight
01/2021Holiday Storefront Winners, Celebrate MLK, Main St. Plan, Nominate A Local Hero, Funds For Fire Suppression
12/2020SRU Exceeds Water Standard | Bring On 2021 Virtual New Year's Eve | Public Input Wanted
11/2020Christmas Bike Program Returns | Showcase Your Art In Salisbury | Give The Gift Of Water | Be Safe This Black Friday
10/2020ACCESS16 Now WSRG-TV | Voting Coming Up Fast | Volunteer For BlockWork | RCUW Donates Cameras To SPD
09/2020Dixonville Memorial Phase 2 | Leaf Map | Census 2020 | ADA/Parantransit Service | Go Transit Month | Safe Exchange Zone
08/2020Shop Local | Lock Your Car | Utility Bills | Enjoy Art Outdoors | Census Extended
07/2020Citizen's Academy | Mobile Recreation | Keep Our Parks Beautiful | Recycling Can Swap | Employee Spotlight
06/2020 Virtual Festival Is Big Hit | Hurricane Season | Spring Spruce Up | City Prepares Next Year's Budget | Flush Smart | 2020 Census
05/2020Virtual Cheerwine Festival | From The City Manager | Play At Home | BlockWork | From The Mayor | Alternative Bill Pay
04/2020City Response to COVID-19 | Helpful Resource | CAC/Tree Board Awards | Spring Spruce Up \ SPD Engages With Community
03/2020Be Part of the Cheer | EDK Awards | 2020 Census | Hurley Park Spring Celebration | Forward 2040 | Fire Station #6
02/2020Weathering The Storm | Nixle Is Now RoCo Alerts | EyeOnWater Is Smart On Money | Cheerwine Festival Returns May 16 | Employee Spotlight | Census 2020
01/2020EDK Nominations | Runner-Friendly Community | Start/Change Water Services | Cheerwine Applications | Employee Spotlight | Winterize Your Pipes | Winter Spruce Up
11/2019Bike Giveaway | Plan For Downtown's Future | Don't Get Clogged | Lost Families | Sculpture Show
10/2019Fire Prevention Week | City Park Lake | Forward 2040 | Fall Spruce Up | Be Ready To Vote | Employee Spotlight | Leaf Collection Map
09/2019Butterfly Release | Scoop the Poop | Dog Swim Party | Transit Month | Blockwork | Neighborhood Officer Map
08/2019Salisbury Youth Employees | New SPD Initiatives | Youth Baseball Camp | Brewbury Fest Returns | Recycling
07/2019Keep Salisbury Beautiful | Save The Date for Cheerwine Fest 2020 | Back To School | National Night Out | Beat the Summer Heat
06/2019Sculpture Show Returns | Summer Camps | Hurricane Season Tips | Weather Alerts | Pool Hours | #PositiveGossip | Employee Spotlight | Summer Spruce Up | Celebrate Garbage Man Day
05/2019Look Behind the Scenes | Cheerwine Festival | BlockWork Accepting Applications | #FeelingCuteChallenge | Watch Your Water Usage with EyeOnWater
04/2019Festival Music Lineup | Locals Receive EDK Awards | Business with the City | SPD Foot Pursuit 5K | City Nature Challenge
03/2019Celebrate Spring At Hurley Park | Runner-Friendly Community | Cheerwine Festival Volunteers | Employee Spotlight | SPD Ride-A-Long Program | Contact Directory
02/2019Cheerwine Festival Vendor Applications Open | Get Involved, Apply Now | Fair Housing Seeks Volunteers | Council Retreat Open to Public | Snow Safety | Employee Spotlight | Main St. Conference in Salisbury
01/2019EDK Nominations | Holiday Storefront Awards | Celebrating MLK Weekend | Employee Spotlight | Winter Spruce Up Week | Transit Survey | New Tools Keeps An Eye On Water

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