By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Feb 05, 2021 at 6:22 PM

German Fest announced this evening they were canceling the popular ethnic festival "with great sadness" according to a social media post.

The 3-day celebration of German culture was scheduled for July 30-Aug. 1, 2021. All pre-purchased tickets will be honored at German Fest 2022.

"The health and safety of our volunteers and patrons are our first priority. Thank you for understanding," reads the post.

To read the full press release, go to the German Fest Facebook page.

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