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Downtown Helena cancels 'Alive at Five', will return in 2021

Posted at 9:11 PM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 23:27:30-04

HELENA — Downtown Helena, Inc. (DHI) has announced that the 2020 Alive at Five summer music festivalis postponed until 2021.

DHI will be working with state and local officials and local vendors, artists, and musicians to develop events consistent with evolving health and safety guidelines.

The press release stated "The safety and health of the community is the number one priority for Downtown Helena. Per the re-opening guidelines recently delivered by Governor Bullock, planning events with a capacity of 50 or more will take place later this summer. But in order to allow us to develop new events consistent with all federal, state, and local guidelines, the DHI and Business Improvement District boards made the joint decision yesterday to postpone the Alive-at-Five series until 2021."

Executive Director, Micky Zurcher stated, “many of our downtown businesses are open now and more will be opening in the weeks ahead.”

Zurcher along with DHI events coordinator, Nick Hawksley, looks forward to seeing you in Downtown.

They would like to thank all the 2020 sponsors, vendors, musicians, and community for the continued support and say that they look forward to seeing you in 2021 for the Alive at Five music festival.