PSA RetroFest 2020 Cancellation Notice

March 12, 2020

Retrofest 2020 Cancellation Statement 

Historic Downtown Chatham Business Improvement Association 

In compliance with Orders issued by Dr.David Colby, Chatham-Kent’s Chief Medical Officer of Health; declaring a local emergency and  In adherence to all orders issued, in particular the issue banning all mass gatherings of 250+ people.


The Historic Downtown Chatham Business Improvement Association Board of Directors is issuing the following announcement that as of March 13 2020, RetroFest™2020 will be cancelled 


The Historic Downtown Chatham BIA Board has been carefully monitoring the COVID-19 global outbreak with regards to mitigation of risk at our planned activities. 

The Health and Safety of our event attendees and planners as well as the public at large is of the utmost importance to us. 


We have made this decision based on the current information on hand in support of doing everything we can to lessen the impact of the spread of COVID-19 


We thank you for your understanding and look forward to presenting RetroFest™ to you again May 21st & 22nd 2021.