Phoenix Satisfaction introduced immediately that it’s suspending the 40th annual Phoenix Satisfaction Competition and Parade.
After being canceled in 2020, the pageant had been rescheduled for April 10 and 11 of this yr. Now, on account of ongoing public well being considerations, the brand new dates are Saturday and Sunday, November 6 and seven, 2021. The parade will likely be held on Saturday.
“Whereas we’re all trying ahead to reuniting as a neighborhood, Phoenix Satisfaction all the time places the well being and security of our neighborhood first, and whereas the choice was not straightforward, we all know that shifting our dates to November is the appropriate factor to do for the group and for all who attend the Phoenix Satisfaction Competition and Parade to have a good time with us,” Phoenix Satisfaction Govt Director Mike Fornelli mentioned in an announcement.
“We’re wanting to deliver our household and buddies again collectively, and with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines and enhancing forecasts for an infection charges heading into the autumn, we’re assured that we will collect in November to have a good time the unimaginable milestone of our 40th yr of serving the Better Phoenix neighborhood.”
Current pageant ticketholders will likely be receiving an e-mail message within the coming days relating to learn how to convert their tickets to the brand new dates.
Tickets to the Phoenix Satisfaction Competition and Parade and extra data might be discovered on the Phoenix Pride website.
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