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UNwineD postponed due to coronavirus precautions

UNwineD 2020 has been postponed. (MGN)
UNwineD 2020 has been postponed. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: Mar. 12, 2020 at 2:04 PM CDT
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Out of an abundance of caution and due to growing concerns about the COVID-19 virus in relation to large gatherings, Panama City Beach has decided to postpone UNwineD 2020, with hopes of rescheduling this fall. The decision was made following Governor Ron DeSantis’ statements to limit large-scale events in the state of Florida as well as the cancellation of sponsors due to corporate mandates.While the event is not taking place next week, Panama City Beach remains one of the premier destinations for spring and summer vacations. Community leaders encourage guests to continue with their plans to visit and take the same precautions while on vacation that they would at home.

“This was not an easy decision to make but the health and safety of our community, attendees, partners and volunteers are of the utmost importance,” says President and CEO of Visit Panama City Beach Dan Rowe. “Even though the event was postponed, we still urge guests to experience our 27 miles of expansive shoreline, watersports and array of activities in the coming weeks.”

The annual Food and Wine Festival is a tourism highlight for the area, drawing in crowds from all over Bay County and beyond.

The "two-day Southern garden party" features superb craft beer, spirits, and wine from around the world, plus culinary creations by Northwest Florida’s leading chefs.

This year's concert in the park with live entertainment included headliner Death Cab for Cutie and opening act Joywave.

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