Saunders Farm spooky Lansdowne occasion ‘postponed’ to 2021 on account of COVID guidelines

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A fright-filled attraction at Lansdowne Park sponsored by Saunders Farm was cancelled simply hours earlier than it was to start Friday night time, with organizers blaming pandemic guidelines.

The occasion, dubbed The Sawmill, was to characteristic a spooky recreation of a horror story a few misplaced household of millworkers buried underneath the south stands on the stadium. The occasion is postponed till 2021.

Officers at Saunders, who’ve been scaring individuals for 42 years with their Halloween-themed points of interest at a farm in Munster, apologized on Fb.

Many purchasers had been rightfully indignant and confused, mentioned the Fb submit, however “there have been many elements past our management that went into making this determination.”

The enterprise house owners spent two years and “lots of of 1000’s of ” planning the Sawmill to be held on the Nice Garden at Lansdowne, mentioned the Fb submit. Tickets went on sale March 13, simply as Ottawa went into lockdown.