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Scott postpones 2021 Boudin Festival until September

Day 2 of Scott Boudin Festival
Posted at 8:35 AM, Jan 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 09:35:24-05

The City of Scott announced Friday, January 15 that the 8th annual Boudin Festival has been postponed until September.

Scott Boudin Festival Board of Directors and Mayor Jan-Scott Richard said in a release that the postponement is due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

The festival is now set for September 24, 25, and 26 of 2021.

The Festival Board of Directors and the City of Scott say they have closely monitored the recommendations and instructions of the United States Government, US Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Louisiana State Government, the Louisiana Department of Health, Lafayette Parish Government, and the Scott Police Department.

"This decision is not made lightly but is made for the health and safety of all festival and City guests, volunteers, vendors, and staff. The Scott Boudin Festival Board of Directors is working to contact all who partner and assist in hosting and executing the Scott Boudin Festival in our community," a release states. "We ask for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. We hope all of our festival partners, vendors, and talent will be able to join us on this newly selected weekend."

The 8th annual Scott Boudin Festival was scheduled to take place on April 9, 10, and 11 of this year.

Learn more about the Scott Boudin Festival, here.

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