Dreamville Festival 2020 has officially been canceled. The 2020 edition was expected to go down in April but in March, the festival was forced to rescheduled it as the coronavirus began its rampage.
According to a press release, the second annual festival was set to return to Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina in August but because of the coronavirus pandemic, the festival team has made the “difficult decision” to cancel. The organizers do, however, have plans to return in 2021 and released a statement addressing the cancelation.
“After much deliberation and careful monitoring of the current situation, we have decided to cancel Dreamville Festival 2020,” the statement reads. “Although we originally hoped it would be possible to bring you the festival this August, the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic has made this timeline no longer possible. This decision has been extremely difficult to make, but the safety of our fans, artists, and staff is always our top priority, and nothing will ever take precedence over your well-being.”
The statement continued, “All 2020 event ticket holders, including those that previously requested a refund, will be automatically refunded on, or before May 22, and it will take 7-10 days for the funds to be returned to your original method of payment if you purchased your tickets through Front Gate Tickets.
“We understand that this is a difficult time for many and sincerely apologize to those who were waiting on their refund as we worked through unforeseen delays in processing due to the pandemic.”
Anyone who purchased a physical ticket through an official street team member, retail outlet or military sale, fill out a refund request here.