Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Cleveland to Celebrate Fourth of July on September 19

Posted By on Wed, May 27, 2020 at 4:08 PM

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY ERIK DROST FLCKR/CC
  • Photo courtesy Erik Drost Flckr/CC
Cleveland is optimistic that it won't have to completely cancel the city's official Fourth of July festivities because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Unofficial celebrations will undoubtedly continue right on schedule, much to the chagrin of area dogs.)

The Downtown Cleveland Alliance announced today that it is simply postponing the Light Up the Lake fireworks shebang until Sept. 19, by which time Cleveland will be in the mood for another round of patriotic explosions.



“After weeks of researching ways to go forward with the fireworks as planned, we decided that the most prudent and safe way to celebrate was to reschedule Light Up the Lake for a later date,” DCA's Joe Marinucci said in a statement. “We look forward to celebrating together in the fall with the many families who traditionally visit downtown Cleveland for this annual event.”

Tags: , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 1, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 241-7550
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation