It's official: 2020 Oregon Jamboree cancelled


May 20, 2020

JAMBOREE Director Robert Shamek announces the cancellation of this year's festival in a video on Facebook.

Oregon Jamboree Festival Director Robert Shamek announced May 13 that the 2020 Oregon Jamboree would not be held this year.

Jamboree staff, SHEDG board members and management team members have been following the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Jamboree statement.

"The No. 1 concern was the safety and well-being of our community, patrons, vendors, partners and artists. We tried to hold out for as long as possible, entertaining multiple variations of how the 2020 festival could safely happen in accordance to government and federal regulations."

Management had announced the...

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