The World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed COVID-19, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Almost every country globally was put on lockdown as a result of this. The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has such an enormous impact on our lives that we must research carefully to combat it. This study illustrates how the pandemic lockdown has changed outdoor marketing with implications on cinema and movie theaters, food security, the global economy, education, tourism, hospitality, sports/leisure, and environmental air pollution through a detailed search of the literature. Countries implemented a global COVID-19 lockdown to halt the virus's transmission and 'flatten the curve' of the epidemic. The impact of the lockdown has had far-reaching consequences in various aspects of life. These changes include the accessibility and structure of education delivery to students, food insecurity resulting from unavailability and price fluctuations, global economic depression, wellbeing and quality of life, and so on. The global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown are highlighted in this review article. As they gradually lifted the worldwide lockdown in various countries worldwide, it is vital to investigate its effects to comprehend the repercussions fully. The research will inform future decisions taken in a future COVID-19 pandemic or other global disease outbreak.