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Schenectady cancels holiday parade amid pandemic

WNYT Staff
Created: September 15, 2020 10:20 AM

The pandemic just dealt another blow to a Capital Region holiday tradition. Schenectady will not be holding its annual holiday parade this year.

Mayor Gary McCarthy told the Daily Gazette the city does not see a way to scale it back and still maintain proper social distancing.

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The annual parade has been called the largest evening holiday parade in the Northeast.


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