2020 Ann Arbor Art Fair canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

Posted at 12:31 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 12:32:02-04

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) — The 2020 Ann Arbor Art Fair has been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced on Thursday.

Scheduled July 16-19, the art fair has been going on for decades throughout downtown Ann Arbor.

"This was an extremely difficult decision, as we know how deeply this impacts the participating artists, local businesses and the broader Ann Arbor community. However, the COVID-19 virus has changed the world as we know it and the safety of our visitors, artists, and area residents is the top priority," organizers said.

They said they would not be able to do the art fair and adhere to social distancing, but they expect the art fair to return next year.

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