Bristol Renaissance Faire season cancelled

Bristol Renaissance Faire season cancelled

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Queen Elizabeth, center, is entertained by her court as she waits to be served lunch at the Bristol Renaissance Faire in 2018. This year's faire has been cancelled.

The cancellation of the Bristol Renaissance Faire 2020 season was announced Tuesday.

The season traditionally starts around the Fourth of July and runs through Labor Day.

"Due to continuing health concerns and unrest affecting the entire country, (the fair producers) made the decision to not open the Bristol Renaissance Faire for the 2020 Season," the announcement reads.

"This is a serious and impactful decision for our small company and all of those who participate in the Faire. We simply can’t run the risk of exposing our audience, staff and participants to a virus which continues to spike around this country and specifically targets many of the individuals who work with the Faire in every capacity."

The announcement directs people to for ticket exchanges and refunds.

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