Farmville Dogwood Festival canceled for 2020

FARMVILLE, NC (WITN) - Another big festival is being canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Officials announced this afternoon that the 2020 Farmville Dogwood Festival will not take place a month from now.

Organizers say it was a difficult decision but the safety of everyone was paramount in deciding to cancel the event.

The festival, which was scheduled for April 23rd through April 26th, has been a fixture in Farmville for the past 32 years.