UPDATE: Tyler's Festival on the Square canceled due to weather

By Morgan Chesky - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The 22nd Annual Festival on the Square has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Refunds for tickets that were pre-purchased will be offered at the Tyler Main Street Department office located at 110 W. Erwin beginning at noon on Monday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 18.

"We are very disappointed that the rain forced the cancellation of the event," said Main Street Department Director Beverly Abell.  "The proceeds of the Festival benefit the revitalization of downtown Tyler.  We encourage everyone to visit the great restaurants, businesses, museums and our new art gallery in the heart of downtown."

The Festival has been held for 21 years and, according to long-time volunteers, has only been cancelled one other time; it was not held in 2008 due to Hurricane Ike.

This year's event was insured in the event it was rained out.

For more information, call (903)593-6905

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