Coronavirus outbreak forces cancellation of several Maine fairs

Coronavirus outbreak forces cancellation of several Maine fairs

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FROM THE VIRUS IN THE PAST FEW DAYS. ZOHREEN SHAH, ABC NEWS, LOS ANGELES HERE AT HOME,,,, MANY OF THIS YEAR’S SUMMER FAIRS ARE NOW OFFICIALLY CANCELED.. THE MAINE ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL FAIRS, SAYING, ‘THE SAFETY OF OUR FAIR PARTNERS, PARTICIPANTS, GUESTS AND COMMUNITY IS AND ALWAYS WILL BE THE HIGHEST PRIORITY. YOU CAN SEE THE LIST HERE, FAIRS IN ACTON, HARMONY, HOULTON, LITCHFIELD, MONMOUTH OSSIPEE VALLEY TOPSHAM AND WATERFORD,, OTHER FAIRS ARE CONTINUING TO

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Coronavirus outbreak forces cancellation of several Maine fairs

The coronavirus outbreak in Maine has forced the cancellation of several agricultural fairs across the state.The Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs, which represents 25 fairs, made the announcement Saturday afternoon.The following fairs are canceled for 2020 and will return in 2021:Acton FairHarmony Free FairHoulton Agricultural FairLitchfield FairMonmouth FairNorthern Maine FairOssipee Valley FairTopsham FairWaterford World’s FairThe following fairs are continuing to evaluate their situation:Bangor State FairBlue Hill FairClinton Lions FairCommon Ground Country FairCumberland FairFarmington FairFryeburg FairMaine Farm DaysOxford County FairPiscataquis Valley FairSkowhegan FairSpingfield FairUnion Fair Maine Wild Blueberry FestivalWindsor FairThe Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs said decisions are being made for the safety of fair partners, participants, guests and community members.Maine’s fair season typically runs from June through the beginning of October.

The coronavirus outbreak in Maine has forced the cancellation of several agricultural fairs across the state.

The Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs, which represents 25 fairs, made the announcement Saturday afternoon.

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The following fairs are canceled for 2020 and will return in 2021:

  • Acton Fair
  • Harmony Free Fair
  • Houlton Agricultural Fair
  • Litchfield Fair
  • Monmouth Fair
  • Northern Maine Fair
  • Ossipee Valley Fair
  • Topsham Fair
  • Waterford World’s Fair

The following fairs are continuing to evaluate their situation:

  • Bangor State Fair
  • Blue Hill Fair
  • Clinton Lions Fair
  • Common Ground Country Fair
  • Cumberland Fair
  • Farmington Fair
  • Fryeburg Fair
  • Maine Farm Days
  • Oxford County Fair
  • Piscataquis Valley Fair
  • Skowhegan Fair
  • Spingfield Fair
  • Union Fair Maine Wild Blueberry Festival
  • Windsor Fair

The Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs said decisions are being made for the safety of fair partners, participants, guests and community members.

Maine’s fair season typically runs from June through the beginning of October.