White House Correspondents' Dinner Canceled for 2nd Straight Year

“The COVID-19 landscape is just not at a place where we could make the necessary decisions to go ahead with such a large indoor event,” WHCA says

Guests attend the 2019 WHCA dinner. (Photo by Paul Morigi / Getty Images)

The 2021 White House Correspondents’ Dinner has been canceled, the WHCA announced on Wednesday.

“We have worked through any number of scenarios over the last several months, but to put it plainly: while improving rapidly, the COVID-19 landscape is just not at a place where we could make the necessary decisions to go ahead with such a large indoor event,” the WHCA said on Wednesday.

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