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Independence Day Fireworks Canceled, Parade Still Scheduled

By Maryland Today Staff

The City of College Park and University of Maryland today announced the cancellation of the annual Independence Day fireworks and concert due to COVID-19’s continued impact on the supply chain. They apologized for any inconvenience and anticipated the return of the event in 2023.

The City's first Fourth of July parade is still scheduled for 11 a.m. July 4, 2022, on Rhode Island Avenue. The City is still looking for local groups and organizations to participate. Visit the City of College Park’s website for details and an application.

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