For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lauren Minor
River Town Days Canceled
August 24th, 2021 - Bainbridge, GA - It is with great sadness that the River Town Days committee and Bainbridge - Decatur County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announce the cancelation of the August 28-29th event. Hours of planning and great effort was put into making this year's festival the best one yet. Unfortunately, due to uncontrollable circumstances the decision was made to cancel our beloved community festival.
Many factors played a part in making this difficult decision. As of Monday, August 23rd we received word that our local healthcare system met max capacity, this coupled with our local school system moving to virtual learning, our police department enduring many covid-related absences, and constant cancelations from vendors, volunteers, and others involved in the festival. With the lack of resources and growing public concern, we don't believe we could hold an event that is safe, successful, or worthy of our patrons’ time. The RTD committee and Chamber Board feels that canceling the event is in the best interest of the community and festival itself.
Ultimately, the Chamber's mission is to strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life for those that live and work here. At this point, with the potential to increase the spread of covid-19 through River Town Days, the Chamber seeks to be a positive community partner and forgo this event for this season.
We look forward to a time when we can gather again safely.
ADMISSION & PARKING
DATES & HOURS
August 28 - 29, 2021 SATURDAY: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM / SUNDAY 10:00 PM - 5:00 PM