Hurricane Dorian: Openings and Closings

Here’s what’s open and closed as Hurricane Dorian heads in Florida’s general direction:


Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Schools will operate on a regular schedule Friday but night school is cancelled after 6 p.m., except some athletic games. All athletic activities, however, are cancelled for Saturday and Sunday.

Broward County Public Schools: Schools will operate on normal schedules on Thursday and Friday. However, student activities, including athletic games, practices and clubs are cancelled Saturday through Monday. BCPS professional development activities are also cancelled on Saturday through Monday.

All Broward College classes are cancelled starting at 12 p.m., Saturday until further notice.

All Gulliver school campuses will close Saturday and remain closed through Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Miami Country Day School will close on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Classes at Ransom Everglades School are cancelled for Tuesday.

Classes at University of Miami Coral Gables, marine, and medical campuses are cancelled beginning noon Friday through Tuesday. Classes are expected to resume Wednesday. However, the University of Miami’s School of Medicine will remain open to patients on Friday and Saturday during normal business hours.

Florida Memorial University has suspended classes starting Friday.

Classes at Miami Dade College are cancelled beyond 3 p.m. Friday through Tuesday Sept. 3.

All Florida Atlantic University classes are cancelled beyond 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Barry University campuses and sites in Florida will be closed after 5 p.m. Friday.

All Florida International University classes are cancelled Friday and Saturday. The campuses will remain open.

URBE University has suspended classes starting Friday through Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Scheck Hillel Community School will close on Tuesday.

Government services

The Broward EOC will operate at a level two Friday.

Port Everglades, Port Miami and Port of Key West all remain fully open and operational during preparation for Hurricane Dorian.

Sunrise will continue with regularly-scheduled solid waste and recycling collection through Saturday. However, if winds exceed 35 mph, collection services will be suspended and garbage and recycling collection will take place on your next scheduled collection day.

Pembroke Pines will have no bulk pick-up items/debris until further notice.

The Broward County Landfill will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

All sanitation collection services will be suspended in Fort Lauderdale on Monday and Tuesday.

Fort Lauderdale City Hall will be closed on Monday.

The Broward County Judicial Complex will close at 12 p.m. Friday.

The Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida will close

at 3 p.m. Friday.

The City of West Park will not have bulk trash collection until further notice.

Miami-Dade’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit to close at 3 p.m. Friday.

The City of Miami’s Mini Dump Facility will remain open to residents of the city until the close of business hours on Saturday. All sanitation collection services in the City of Miami will be suspended after Friday.


Miami International Airport remains open Friday.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport remains open on Friday.

Transportation services

Brightline, also known as Virgin Trains, will suspend services at the West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Virgin MiamiCentral after 12 p.m. Saturday.

City of Miami trolleys will continue their regular scheduled service until further notice.

Parks and attractions

Miami Beach parks, playgrounds, rec centers, pools and tennis courts will close at noon Saturday.

Golf courses will stay open until 6 p.m. Saturday weather permitting.

Everglades National Park will close at 4 p.m. Friday but Dry Tortugas National Park will remain open. Park airboat concessioners Coopertown, Everglades Safari Park, and Gator Park will remain open until 3 p.m. Saturday. Marine waters for boating will remain open, but emergency services will be extremely limited after Friday.

The South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale will close on Monday, but will accept and triage animals through Sunday.

All Palm Beach County Golf facilities will be closed starting Sunday. John Prince Golf Learning

Center will close at dusk on Saturday.

Snyder Park will be closed on Sunday and Monday.

The Jewish Museum of Florida- Florida International University will be closed Friday and will remain closed until further notice.

The Bass museum will close at 3 p.m. Friday and remain closed through Tuesday, Sept. 3.

City of Aventura parks are closed for storm preparations. The Community Recreation Center will close at 6 p.m. Friday. The gym is closed.

Jungle Island will be closed from Saturday through Tuesday.

The Palm Beach Zoo will close Friday through the duration of Hurricane Dorian.

Big Cypress National Preserve visitor centers and administrative facilities will close on Friday.

Backcountry and hunting access into the Preserve will remain open.

Coral Gables Art Cinema will close on Sunday.

The Urban League of Broward County is set to close on Monday and Tuesday.

City of Miami parks and recreation facilities will remain open until Saturday’s regularly scheduled closing time.


The Rolling Stones concert at Hard Rock stadium has been moved to Friday ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

This weekend’s Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show rescheduled to the weekend of Friday, Sept. 13 – 15.

The FSU vs. Boise State game scheduled for Saturday at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville moved to Doak Campbell Stadium at 12 p.m. Saturday.

Fort Lauderdale’s Summer Music in the Park scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Hortt Park has been cancelled.

Marco Antonio Solís’ concert at American Airlines Arena scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for Oct. 26.

Summer Music in the Park scheduled for Saturday night at Hortt Park has been canceled.

The Sunday Jazz Brunch in Fort Lauderdale scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. along the Riverwalk has been cancelled.

The Igloo Cooler Festival in Fort Lauderdale scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 1 from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. at Snyder Park has been cancelled.

The Firecracker Criterium & Labor Day Classic cycling races scheduled to take place in Fort Lauderdale on Monday, Sept. 2 at Snyder Park have been cancelled.

The Conference, Unified Direct Procurement Authority, CRA, First Budget and regular Fort Lauderdale City Commission meetings remains scheduled for Tuesday.

The Davie Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Recycling events scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 31 have been rescheduled to Saturday, Sept. 7.

The Downtown Hollywood Dream Car Classic Car Show scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 1 has been


The Fed Up Rally in Pembroke Pines scheduled for Friday night has been cancelled.


Wells Fargo bank branches in Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward County will close at 12 p.m. on


Lime is collecting its fleet of electric scooters in both Fort Lauderdale and Miami. They will redeploy following storm.

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Line are monitoring the storm, click here for updates to itinerary changes.

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