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Mayfest 2020 to be held July 31, Aug. 1

The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that the 2020 edition of Mayfest will be held July 31 and Aug. 1 at Tom Byrne Park.

The annual festival was postponed because of the current and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce, who proudly coordinates the event each year, is looking forward to putting on the festival and we are confident it will be a wonderful time of celebration and tradition,” Executive Director Emily Wilson said in a release. “This year’s festival will proceed with all aspects previously planned for Mayfest including Miss Mayfest, the Mayfest Softball Tournament and the Beautiful Baby Contest.”

Wilson said the chamber believes that this Mayfest will be fun as ever, and safety will be a top priority.

We are diligently working on ensuring all safety precautions needed for the health of everyone are reviewed and implemented,” she said.

More information about the festival will be released soon, according to chamber officials.