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MERIDIAN -- Thousands of people lined the streets of Meridian Friday night for the annual Meridian Dairy Days Parade.

The parade is only part of Meridian Dairy Days -- an event that began in 1929 to celebrate the opening of the Meridian Creamery.

More than 80 years later the event is still going on -- and it is still about about celebrating the dairy industry.

Late Friday, organizers announced the carnival part of Dairy Days has been cancelled due to safety concerns.

The carnival failed its electrical inspection.

If there is a possibility of any kind of injury, we just can't take that chance, said Mayor de Weerd.

The Meridian Dairy Days parade will re-air on Idaho's Very own 24/7 at the following times:

Saturday June 16th:
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sunday June 17th:
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday June 23rd:
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sunday June 24th:
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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