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Fort Wayne to hold Independence Day Parade

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The city's fireworks show has been called off but the Independence Day Parade is still on for Saturday.

Due to concerns about spreading COVID-19, organizers with the Allen County Council of Veterans decided to postpone the annual Memorial Day Parade to July 4.

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On Saturday, folks taking part in the Independence Day Parade are asked to line up at 10 a.m. at Northside Park on State and Parnell.

At 11 a.m., the parade will begin and travel up Parnell Avenue to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

There will be a ceremony at the Coliseum following the parade route.

The public is encouraged to line the parade route to show their support.

Citing public safety concerns, the City of Fort Wayne announced Thursday they were canceling the fireworks show on Saturday and are aiming for a later date.

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Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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