BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) – The Big Butler Fair has taken place every year since the Civil War but 2020 will be different.
According to a report from the Butler Eagle, the fair’s board of directors announced late on Tuesday night that it was canceled.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Department Of Health To Text People Who Missed 2nd Vaccine Shot
“Due to the COVID-19 social gathering restrictions imposed by the state of Pennsylvania, the Board of Directors of the Big Butler Fair announce with heavy hearts the cancellation of the 165th Big Butler Fair,” fair board secretary Harold Dunn said in a statement. “Not since the Civil War has the fair been canceled.”READ MORE: After Pleas For His Release Fail, Terminally-Ill Washington County Man Dies Awaiting Trial
There were reports the fair was going to go on as planned from July 3 through July 11 but that now is not the case.MORE NEWS: Senate Moves Ahead On Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
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