Organizers of the Kewaunee County Fair announced Tuesday its decision to cancel its annual event in July. According to a release, the Kewaunee County Board made the decision based on the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as uncertainty about the safety of social gatherings this summer. The board appreciates the efforts already made by the exhibitors, vendors, and sponsors in preparation of the event. The 2021 Kewaunee County Fair is scheduled for July 8th-11th.
RELEASE FROM KEWAUNEE COUNTY FAIR
2020 Kewaunee County Fair Canceled Due to COVID-19
LUXEMBURG, Wis. (April 28, 2020) – Kewaunee County Fair Board in Luxemburg, Wi., is saddened to announce the cancelation of the 2020 Kewaunee County Fair due to COVID-19.
“The safety for all who are involved in the community is our top priority,” said Isabella Haen, Secretary for the Kewaunee County Fair Board.
Everyone in the community has been impacted by COVID-19, especially local businesses who sponsor the fair. The Kewaunee County Fair Board also reviewed the financial impact and uncertainty for social gatherings in making a final decision. It is with the best interest of all who participate in the Kewaunee County Fair that we cancel this year’s fair.
“As a sponsor, I am grateful for the Kewaunee County Fair board for putting the safety of the community first.,” said Lisa Cochart, Casco Kidz Zone Owner., “We look forward to sponsoring next year and making the 2021 Kewaunee County Fair one to remember!” The Kewaunee County Fair appreciates the efforts that were already committed by so many exhibitors, vendors, service clubs, and volunteers for the 2020 fair. We share your sadness.
The Kewaunee County Fair Board will begin planning for the 2021 fair to make it one to remember. We look forward to seeing our community come back together for the Kewaunee County Fair from July 8-11th, 2021.