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2021 Blossom Time Festival postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The Chagrin Valley Jaycees group says it hopes to carry it later this yr.

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — Editor’s notice: The video within the participant above is from Might 28, 2017.

Name it one other ‘COVID casualty.’ The Chagrin Valley Jaycees, the group that sponsors the annual Blossom Time Competition, stories that the occasion goes to be postponed this yr.

The annual occasion is often held over the Memorial Day weekend and attracts hundreds to the Chagrin Valley.

In a Fb submit, the group says it needs to attend till later within the yr to carry the pageant, within the hopes that most of the COVID-19 restrictions at the moment in place within the state of Ohio can have eased or lifted.

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“It’ll look just a little completely different, however we’re doing our greatest to verify it’ll be the very best AFTER-COVID afterparty of the yr – now we have to suit two-years’ price of Blossom Time enjoyable into one occasion so it’ll be huge,” the group says.

The weekend-long occasion usually features a 5.25-mile-long street race, a carnival with rides, meals distributors and meals vehicles and a sizzling air balloon launch, amongst different actions. There are additionally musicians available and a parade held within the city to cap off the weekend’s occasions.

The Blossom Time Competition was canceled final yr, additionally due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers had been hopeful to carry the occasion on time in 2021.

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