In a statement posted to the official Delcambre Shrimp Festival Facebook page, organizers have announced the decision to cancel this year's events.

The 70th annual Delcambre Shrimp Festival is a huge Acadiana favorite filled with great live music, pageantry, family fun and of course, delicious shrimp served up any way you can imagine. However, in light of current events, the decision has been made to cancel this year's festival out of safety concerns for volunteers and festival attendees.

Below is the cancellation statement from The Delcambre Shrimp Festival Facebook page -