AKRON, Ohio — For the second yr in a row, Akron’s St. Patrick’s Day parade has been referred to as off because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parade Chairman Ed Morrison mentioned Friday the cancellation out of concern for spectators and individuals amid ongoing unfold of the coronavirus.
Morrison mentioned they’ve been working with the town of Akron in hopes of getting a parade in September to have fun the midway level to St Patrick’s Day.
The Akron St. Patrick’s Day parade is all the time held on the Saturday earlier than St. Patrick’s Day, which might have been March 13 this yr. It is the most important parade within the metropolis of Akron with at the very least 120 collaborating items.