Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park CANCELED for first time in 13 years due to coronavirus

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Winter Wonderland 2020 has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns – Britain’s most festive street being forced to cancel its Christmas lights event due to the pandemic.

The organizers of the Hyde Park event today revealed that the event will not take place.

The London attraction, which started 13 years ago, brings together millions of families every year.

Last year, an estimated 3.5 million people attended Winter Wonderland, a short walk from the West End, generates around £ 100million for the economy of the capital.

Winter Wonderland said in a statement, “Hyde Park Winter Wonderland has always been about bringing friends and family together in a fun, safe and interactive environment to celebrate the holiday season.

Fairground rides are lit up at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, London, 2017

Organizers of the Hyde Park event today revealed that the event will not take place

Hyde Park event organizers today revealed that the event will not take place

“Our team worked tirelessly, exploring all possible options in the hopes that we could move the event forward in a responsible manner and give London much needed festive joy.

“However, in light of the lingering health concerns, travel restrictions and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and given the size and scale of this event, we just couldn’t find a way to do this without compromising the magical attractions, shows, rides, bars and experiences that make Hyde Park Winter Wonderland so special.

Organizers have said Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will return in November 2021.

“We can’t wait to bring friends and family together to celebrate the holiday season next year! they said.

Last year, it was reported that in just 45 days, the number of visitors had eclipsed the annual attendance at every other theme park in the country.

Last year, it was estimated that 3.5 million people attended Winter Wonderland, a short walk from the West End, generating around £ 100million for the economy of the capital.

Last year, it was estimated that 3.5 million people attended Winter Wonderland, a short walk from the West End, generating around £ 100million for the economy of the capital.

Social media users expressed their displeasure at the Winter Wonderland announcement

Social media users expressed their displeasure at the Winter Wonderland announcement

Admission was completely free, with a pay-as-you-go system for over 50 trips.

The news comes as a street once dubbed Britain’s most festive had to cancel its Christmas lights event this year due to the pandemic.

Every year nearly all 50 houses on Runton Road in Poole, Dorset are lit by flashing bulbs, singing Santas and model reindeer and sleighs.

The inhabitants of the cul-de-sac also organize performances by singers of Christmas carols.

The dazzling exhibition, which has lasted for more than 25 years, attracts thousands of visitors from across the country who donate thousands of pounds to charity.

But residents decided this year that the event was too risky for the public.

The news comes as a street once dubbed Britain's most festive had to cancel its Christmas lights event this year due to the pandemic.

The news comes as a street once dubbed Britain’s most festive had to cancel its Christmas lights event this year due to the pandemic.

Every year almost all 50 houses on Runton Road in Poole, Dorset are lit by flashing bulbs, singing Santas and model reindeer and sleighs.

Every year nearly all 50 houses on Runton Road in Poole, Dorset are lit by flashing bulbs, singing Santas and model reindeer and sleighs.

The event began as a result of a friendly rivalry between neighbors in the 1990s

The event began as a result of a friendly rivalry between neighbors in the 1990s

A spokesperson for the event said: ‘Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus problem, after speaking to a large number of residents of Runton Road, it was reluctantly decided that it would be far too risky for the big one. public to hold our annual. Christmas lights are on display this year.

“That’s why we have decided with a heavy heart to cancel all our usual Christmas exhibitions and festivities for this year.

“We hope that the Runton Road Christmas lights display can return in 2021.

“We are also very sad that this year we are also not able to help the charities that we have chosen, which we hope to be able to do again in 2021.”

The event began as a result of friendly rivalry between neighbors in the 1990s.

But it has grown into a massive festive event considered to be one of the best displays in the country.

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