Wilmington postpones Fourth of July fireworks celebration
By WECT Staff | June 3, 2020 at 10:56 AM EDT – Updated June 3 at 11:11 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The city of Wilmington on Wednesday announced that its annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration has been postponed due to safety concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Officials say the fireworks will be rescheduled to a later date, which has not been determined yet.
“The city will continue to monitor the governor’s guidance regarding mass gatherings and hope to hold this celebration at a later date,” officials said.
Thousands of people flock to downtown Wilmington and line up along the Cape Fear River to take in the yearly fireworks show and celebration.
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