Rehoboth Beach cancels Independence Day fireworks due to COVID-19

REHOBOTH BEACH – Out of an abundance of caution, the city of Rehoboth Beach Friday announced cancellation of its Independence Day fireworks on July 3 and the Bandstand Summer Concert Series through the July 4th weekend.

All permitted special events scheduled through the holiday weekend are also canceled, and the city is working closely with the event producers to cancel their events.

“The health and safety of the community is our top priority and at the forefront of all decisions made during this unprecedented and rapidly evolving situation,” said Rehoboth Beach Mayor Paul Kuhns. “It is difficult to accept that these cherished events cannot continue as planned this year. We look forward to the day when we can all come together once again and celebrate the events that make Rehoboth Beach such a wonderful and connected community.”

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