Luck of Avalon St. Patrick’s Day event canceled over coronavirus concerns

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Concerns over the coronavirus has led organizers to cancel an annual St. Patrick’s Day event Friday evening in Alpharetta.

Luck of Avalon won't host "live music, dancing, Irish flair, and green beer" like organizers said in an initial posting of the event. Instead, organizers cited recommendations from public health officials in their decision to no longer hold the gathering.

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"The safety and health of the community is our first priority," read a statement on the event page. "Based on the recommendations from public health officials, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Luck of Avalon. We're closely monitoring the situation and will continue to provide updates regarding Avalon's operating hours and events schedule as needed. For the latest event information, please visit our website for updates."

Luck of Avalon was scheduled to take place at The Plaza at the mixed-use development Avalon on March 13.

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Concerns about the coronavirus have resulted in the cancellation of several events and large gatherings. The AJC will monitor these announcements and keep you informed about any postponements, rescheduling and cancellations, but it’s best to check with venues or event organizers before making plans to attend. To get the latest on the coronavirus, download the AJC news app.