California Governor Official Order

On March 19, 2020, Governor Newsom issued an order all residents of the state of California to stay at home or their place of residence to protect public health.  Exceptions to this order are outlined at        

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation; the best resources for up-to date information can be found on the following resource sites:

State of California:


California Dept. of Public Health:

Riverside County Public Health:


The CVB is maintaining a list of restaurants that offer takeout, curbside pickup and delivery. Please visit our Stay In, Take Out page.

The CVB is also keeping a list of grocery stores offering senior shopping hours here: Seniors First.

We recommend that you check with each establishment for hours of operation and or potential closures when making plans to dine out.


The Health Officer of the County of Riverside has issued an order that all gatherings with an expected presence of at least 10 individuals taking place between March 16, 2020 and April 30, 2020 are prohibited.  For more information please visit

For a current list of postponed or canceled events, please visit:

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is currently closed. The closure is expected to last through March. For updates, visit

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens is temporarily closed. For updates, visit


VillageFest is postponed until further notice.

ANA Inspiration

The ANA Inspiration will now be held Sep. 10-13. For updates, visit

White Party

White Party will now be held Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. For updates, visit

The Dinah

The Dinah will now be held Sep. 16-20. For updates, visit

BNP Paribas Open

The BNP Paribas is postponed and exploring options to hold the tournament on another date and will share these options as soon as possible. To learn more, visit

Coachella & Stagecoach Music Festivals

The Coachella Music & Arts Festival will now take place on October 9, 10 and 11 and October 16, 17 and 18, 2020 and the Stagecoach Festival will take place on October 23, 24 and 25, 2020. Goldenvoice has stated that all purchases for the April dates will be honored for the rescheduled October dates. Purchasers will be notified by Friday, March 13 on how to obtain a refund if they are unable to attend. To learn more, visit


The U.S. Travel Association maintains national status updates on COVID-19 and travel industry talking points here:

Meetings Mean Business maintains meetings industry updates and message points on its website, and is actively issuing media and public messages about the importance of fact-based reporting and messaging. Find updates here: