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Bethune and Boykin cancel Christmas parades as others are set to go on
Boykin Parade - Wrecking Ball 2013
Scenes like this, from the 2013 edition of the Boykin Christmas Parade, won’t be seen this year as organizers have canceled the parade for the second year in a row. This year, it has been canceled due to concerns over the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. Bethune has also canceled its parade, but Elgin, Lugoff and Kershaw County will still hold its parades in December. (C-I file photo)
The town of Bethune and the organizers of the Boykin Christmas Parade have canceled their respective parades due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, the Kershaw County, Lights of Lugoff, and Elgin Catfish Stomp parades will still take place.