SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A decision has been made by Onondaga County, the City of Syracuse, and the St. Patrick’s Parade committee to postpone the parade. They hope to reschedule it at a later date.
Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon and Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh made the announcement Thursday morning.
The parade was originally scheduled for noon on Saturday.
Besides the parade, the dinner at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on Friday night and the party at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on Saturday are also not happening.
Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub went to Instagram to announce they have also cancelled their outdoor entertainment that was scheduled for Saturday.
The special Parade Mass on Saturday morning at The Cathedral has also been canceled. All other weekend Cathedral masses are on as scheduled.
Syracuse St. Patrick’s Parade President Janet Higgins comments on postponing parade
During the announcement, McMahon announced that there was not a positive case of coronavirus in the county.
To watch the entire press conference, click the player below:
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