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This weekend’s Daffodil Festival to be a virtual event

While this weekend’s Gloucester Daffodil Festival had to be cancelled because of the spread of
COVID-19, Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism is working to make this year’s 34th annual celebration its first-ever Virtual Daffodil Festival.

Staff members have been gathering information, making videos and putting together some of the favorite aspects of this much-loved community event, according to PRT director Katey Legg.

This event will include a series of posts and videos on the Daffodil Festival Facebook page, coinciding with what one might find at any point during the actual festival.

Events will include but are not limited to: A “Virtual Parade” at 10 a.m., highlighting the princesses and Little Miss Daffodil contestants; the unveiling of this year’s official print, face-painting tutorials, music entertainment, tips and recipes on festival food, the Daffodil Show and more. The crowning of the 2020 Daffodil Queen, Little Miss Daffodil, and announcement of the scholarsh...

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