CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – Charleston Wine + Food has canceled the Culinary Village for Saturday and Sunday because of flooding at Riverfront Park.

In a statement posted to Instagram, the group said in reference to Saturday’s cancelation, “This morning, [they] have made the difficult decision to cancel festivities,” citing concerns for the safety, well-being and enjoyment of both participants and patrons alike.

“We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciate your understanding,” the post said. “Thank you for your understanding and support.”

The festival is offering the opportunity to exchange canceled tickets for an available ticket for a different event or to defer Saturday Culinary Village tickets to next year’s festival. Those requests should be submitted by emailing [email protected].

The festival provided a statement on the cancelation for Sunday, saying the following:

“It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the closure of the Culinary Village on Sunday March 10 in consultation with the City of North Charleston. We ask for your patience as we work through these unforeseen circumstances. All ticketing exchange requests are being reviewed now. Please keep a close eye on your email for updates.”