Tybee Island Mayor Shirley Sessions said in a statement that a future date for the event would be announced.
A second statement from Mayor Sessions provided more detail on the cancellation.
Many have claimed that the decision has been reversed and that the parade will happen as previously scheduled. Mayor Sessions posted to her Facebook account saying that the City has pulled the parade permit, and Parade Chairman Jay Burke has volunteered to postpone the parade.
To be clear, the city has pulled the parade permit, and the Parade Chairman, Jay Burke, volunteered to postpone the parade in the interest of public safety.