NEW OXFORD, Pa. — The New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 13th annual Harvest Day Festival and Parade has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19 safety concerns.
The event had been scheduled for Oct. 24, the chamber said.
"Many factors went into the decision to cancel the event, with the safety and well-being of all involved being the top priority," the organization said in its announcement. "The New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce plans to a host an alternate event in place of this year’s Harvest Day Festival & Parade. Planning for the alternate event is currently in progress."
Whatever form the alternative event takes, it will adhere to current state guidelines and allow participants to practice social distancing and other COVID-19 safety measures, the chamber said.
More details will be released as they become known on the New Oxford Chamber of Commerce Facebook page and website.