Concerns over COVID-19 led organizers of the Orange County Auto Show to cancel the fall event at the Anaheim Convention Center.

The cancellation, announced Monday, scraps plans to hold the annual event Sept. 24-27.

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“Given the size and scale of our event, we can’t see a way to do that in 2020 without sacrificing the elements that make our show enjoyable for our guests and a success for our partners,” Orange County Auto Show Director John Sackrison said in a statement. “As one of the nation’s premiere auto shows and the largest public event at the Anaheim Convention Center, we will now focus our efforts on making the 2021 show the best in our history and put 2020 in the rearview mirror.”

The show typically takes up more than 650,000 square feet at the convention center, with more than 500 vehicles on display and over 100 test-drives.

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