The Bloomfield Citizens Council say next year's parade is scheduled for Oct. 28.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An annual Halloween parade the city said drew thousands of people last year has been canceled.

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The Bloomfield Citizens Council announced the 52nd annual Halloween parade scheduled for Oct. 29 won’t be happening because of the pandemic.

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A press release from the council says they’re “extremely disappointed” not to have the parade, but they’re already planning next year’s.

They say it’s scheduled on Oct. 28. “Stay tuned — 2021 promises to be a better year!” the press release says.

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Meanwhile for Halloween festivities in Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto said last month the city is trying to come up with a plan to have trick or treat on Halloween in a safe way.