On Friday, the Cañon Metropolis Music and Flower Pageant committee introduced that the annual occasion will run from Could 1-2, however will probably be a bit of totally different this 12 months.
The pandemic has ended the 2020 pageant, however with laws simply beginning to loosen statewide and county-wide, organizers are excited to have the ability to supply the group a modified occasion this 12 months.
“We’re thrilled to have the ability to contribute one thing to the group,” mentioned committee chair Cassie Develop.
She mentioned this 12 months’s parade shall be an inverted parade, much like what the town hosted on July 4 at Centennial Park.
“It is going to be Essential Road, the floats will line up on the north aspect of Essential Road, folks will enter Essential Road on the first and take that one-way lane,” she mentioned.
As a result of the highschool marching bands have been unable to parade as a gaggle, there shall be no marching bands within the parade lineup.
The parade will most likely final two to a few hours. If individuals want, the parade may happen on Saturday and Sunday, Develop mentioned.
The committee was additionally authorized to carry the craft honest at Veterans Park on each days, with a restricted variety of individuals at a time, as directed by the Division of Well being on the time of the occasion.
The standing of carnival remains to be related immediately.
“We have not heard whether or not they’re going to have the ability to come or not,” Develop mentioned. “The one issues for the time being that now we have been authorized for are the stationary parade on Essential Road and the craft honest. We hope the numbers keep low and we keep blue or possibly even go inexperienced on the pageant weekend – that might be wonderful. “
The organizers have simply acquired approval to maneuver ahead with the restricted occasions, so they’re nonetheless within the early planning phases. Additionally they proceed to watch the county’s standing on the state’s COVID numbering framework and meet with metropolis and well being division officers.