Carnival Assocation of Long Beach votes to suspend 2021 Mardi Gras parade

The Carnival Association of Long Beach has a 60-year history of bringing revelry to the City of Long Beach.

In September, the board of directors made the decision to suspend the annual coronation ball but allow time before a decision was made concerning the parade.

Due to the lingering pandemic, the Carnival Association of Long Beach voted to suspend the parade for the 2021 carnival season.

In a letter to Long Beach Mayor George Bass, Carnival Association of Long Beach President Jason D. Green said that “The decision we faced was not made lightly because we understand and take pride in the economic impact that “parade day” has on the city – especially to our small businesses.”

Green went on to say “Our wish and prayer is for everyone’s safety as we continue to face the challenges that are before us. As always, thank you for always supporting our association. We look forward to a bigger and better 2022 season.”

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