FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Officials announced Wednesday that the Great Frederick Fair is canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The fair was scheduled to run September 18 through 26.

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Officials said that the decision was, “not taken lightly and is extremely difficult to share but this is in the best interest of public health and safety.”

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All ticket holders for events at the fair will be contacted within the next 30 days with options on carrying their tickets over, or directions on how to request a refund.

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