POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – July 4 events across the country will not look the same this year thanks to the new coronavirus. Many cities and towns have been forced to cancel the annual Fourth of July events.
However, in Dutchess County, they’ve come up with a solution for having a fireworks show and keeping the public safe.
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced Friday that the county, in partnership with the Hudson Valley Renegades, Silo Ridge Field Club, the Dutchess County Fairgrounds and iHeartMedia of the Hudson Valley, will host “Dutchess County Goes Renegade,” three free, socially distant fireworks displays in Dutchess.
The events are open to all residents on Saturday, July 4. In a nutshell, people will be able to drive their cars to one of the three shows — parking will be limited — and can enjoy the fireworks from their vehicles.
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