WILLIAMSBURG — The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg has announced that its annual Shrimp Feast will be postponed due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
After consulting with medical professionals and examining the rapidly growing number of COVID-19 cases in the community, the Club’s Board of Directors made the difficult decision to postpone the forty-first holding of the popular event until 2022.
“The health and well-being of the members of our community and especially the volunteers who make this event so successful and enjoyable is paramount,” said Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg President Tucker Edmonds. “The Club thanks you for your understanding.”
It also wishes to thank the support that it has received from its community partners, sponsors and residents who planned to attend the festival.
The Club will reach out to those who have purchased tickets, Oasis Tent or the VIP Table regarding a refund.
The event, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, Sept. 11, was going to devote proceeds from the event will go to: Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, Meals on Wheels, and the Williamsburg Regional Library Kiwanis Kids Idea Studio.