The Rose Creek City Council voted at their meeting Monday evening to cancel Rose Creek Days 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Rose Creek Days, which is held every second weekend of July, was scheduled for July 10-12.
The annual event is the latest from around Mower County to be cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic. Grand Meadow’s Meadowfest, which had been scheduled for June 26th through the 28th has been cancelled, and the City of Austin and the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce recently cancelled Freedom Fest activities on July 4th, including the parade and events held at Bandshell Park. The Austin City Council officially cancelled the fireworks display for the celebration at a recent meeting.
Other area summer celebrations and events that have been cancelled or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic include Dairy Days in Adams, which were to have been held from June 12th through the 14th, the Lyle 150th Celebration, which has been postponed until June 25th-27th of 2021, the City of LeRoy’s Summerfest celebration, which was to have been held from July 19th through the 21st, and Blooming Prairie’s 4th of July celebration.