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Leavenworth cancels 2021 Oktoberfest because of COVID-19 restrictions

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. - Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest has been cancelled for the second year in a row.

Organizers of the festival, which is held every year in Washington’s famous Bavarian town, announced the cancellation on their website Tuesday.

In the announcement, organizers said because of COVID-19 restrictions on entertainment, food, dancing, and singing they have decided to cancel the festival for 2021.

They said they felt like anything less than an authentic Oktoberfest celebration would be a disservice to their loyal attendees.

Leavenworth also cancelled its 2020 Oktoberfest and 2020 Village of Lights celebration because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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