The Lavender Festival will not be held again this year, organizers announced Sunday after consulting with Oak Ridge city officials.
“While many people have been vaccinated and COVID-19 cases are decreasing, Lavender Festival’s crowd and limited area make it an unsafe event to hold early in the summer,” organizers said. “We have always prided ourselves on creating a happy, stress-free festival focused on good health. We cannot in good conscience create an event that would endanger our vendors or guests, many of whom attend the festival from other states, or anyone in the Oak Ridge community.”
Organizers said vendors accepted to the 2020 festival should check their email for information for vendors.[Read more…]