In a press release received via email, the zoo says the postponement comes in response to concern for safety of all visitors and adhering to New York State social distancing and capacity guidelines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brian Jweid, Director of Civil Service Administration for Oneida County, was one of the many who tuned in to see what was going on at the site of the protest, and came across a particular man who has a dream - and he wants to help.
The event will bring many aspects of the popular on-grounds event to the Zoo’s social media. You can purchase a 'Party Box' that you can pick up at the Zoo or have shipped to your home to get the full experience.
With concerns of coronavirus on the rise and health officials suggesting that large gatherings should not take place, the committee in charge of the Utica Saint Patrick's Day Parade have made a decision regarding the parade this Sunday.