LAKELAND, Fla. -- The annual Sun 'n Fun event is postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced on Friday.
Event organizers are looking to hold the event May 5 -10 and will decide by April 17 if the new dates will work depending on the coronavirus, according to the City of Lakeland.
We are deeply concerned about the developing crisis with COVID-19 and understand our responsibility to help in the fight against the spread of the— SUN 'n FUN Fly-In (@SunnFunFlyIn) March 13, 2020
disease. At this time we are planning to postpone the #SNF20 until May 5-10. Please read the attached announcement for details. pic.twitter.com/RpC3Uj6XnK
The event was originally scheduled to take place March 31 through April 4 in Lakeland. The annual event brings in more than 200,000 visitors including people from more than 60 countries.