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Tallahassee's Celebrate America July 4th event canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Posted at 3:43 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 15:46:49-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Tallahassee city commissioners have voted to cancel this year's Celebrate America July 4th event out of precaution for COVID-19.

The annual event is usually held at Tom Brown Park.

Citing cities around the state that have already canceled their celebrations, commissioners came to a unanimous decision to cancel during a virtual meeting on Wednesday.

The vote does not impact neighborhood celebration events.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for details.