While the festival has been rescheduled to Oct. 23-25, the city is offering an interim virtual festival for fans to celebrate from home, an April 23 press release said.
The online festival will include live music from Dysfunkshun Junkshun, a video replay of the 2019 Red Poppy Parade and a presentation of the history of red poppies in Georgetown by The Daytripper star Chet Garner.
T-shirts commemorating the 2020 Red Poppy Festival: Virtual Edition will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit The Caring Place.
Live stream the event here.
2020 Red Poppy Festival: Virtual Edition schedule
Friday, April 24
7 p.m. Virtual concert by Dysfunkshun Junkshun
Saturday, April 25
10 a.m. Virtual parade video watch party
2 p.m. Video with Chet Garner as Okra Compton: "Fun poppy history and coloring contest winners"
6 p.m. Youtube Playlist featuring originally scheduled Saturday night entertainers, including Matthew McQueen, Dale Watson and Mark Chesnutt