Some officials in South Texas have refused to issue a permit for the Float Fest river and music festival amid concerns about increased attendance and safety.
The Guadalupe County Commissioners Court on Thursday declined a permit for Float Fest on the San Marcos River, scheduled July 19-21 at a ranch in Martindale.
Promoters sought a permit for up to 25,000 participants daily, up from last year's permit allowing 20,000 attendees.
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Some nearby residents complained about river congestion, cleanliness and traffic.
Float Fest organizers didn't immediately return a message for comment Friday.
County commissioners last year initially declined a permit when Float Fest sought to host up to 30,000 people daily. A lawsuit challenged the decision, leading to a permit allowing up to 20,000 attendees daily.