With Harvest Moon event cancelled, downtown Farmington pivots to recognizing its many volunteers

Craft beer and wine. Live music and dancing. Food trucks and artisans.

The Harvest Moon Celebration is one of downtown Farmington’s flagship events. In a typical year, the weekend-long festival is guaranteed to draw thousands of visitors to Sundquist Pavilion at Riley Park, a crowd that is sure to spill out into the city streets and patronize the shops, bars, and restaurants nearby.

But this isn’t a typical year. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers to begrudgingly cancel this year’s Harvest Moon Celebration.

For the type of revelry that the Harvest Moon Celebration will bring, there was just no way to responsibly make it happen this year.
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