2021 M3F Fest in Phoenix canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

PHOENIX – Add the M3F music festival to the list of events canceled for 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“Security is non-negotiable. We have worked tirelessly to explore every possible option and turn every stone, and ultimately the stars have not prepared for a safe event this year,” said a statement posted on Social on Wednesday -Media accounts of the festival was published.

“This was an extremely difficult decision for us. M3F is a 100% nonprofit event dedicated to giving back to the community around us. We strive to make a positive impact every year, and this year it has not changed We know the best way to support this community is not to host an event, “the statement said.

Last November, the organizers apparently announced the dates of their 2021 festival – March 5th and 6th – and wrote on Instagram: “Couldn’t be happier to see you in 2021 – sure, of course.” However, further details were never disclosed.

It is the first time in 17 years that the festival has been canceled, according to a statement.

“We’ll miss you this year, but we’re planning a big comeback in 2022!”

EVENT UPDATES

Due to the pandemic, many of the events that normally take place at the beginning of the year have been canceled, postponed or switched to virtual events.

The Arizona Renaissance Festival, Innings Fest, Arizona Cocktail Weekend, Tempe Festival of the Arts, Buckeye Air Fair, Lost Dutchman Days, Street Eats Food Truck Festival, Maricopa County Fair, Parada Del Sol, and Trail’s End Fest as well as the Scottsdale Arts Festival offer everything has been canceled.

Barrett-Jackson has been postponed until March 20-27. Country Thunder Arizona has been postponed to October 14-17. The Chandler Ostrich Festival has been postponed to fall, although the exact dates have not been disclosed.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Chinese Culture & Cuisine Festival and the Matsuri: Festival of Japan have virtual programs planned this year.

Major sporting events like the Phoenix Open Waste Management, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Coyotes and soon Spring Training were held as planned with COVID-19 safety leashes and reduced fans.

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