BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City announced it has canceled its traditional New Year’s Eve Spectacular due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but WJZ will still host a virtual event.
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The annual event is a special night full of live music, celebration and fireworks.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
Mayor Brandon Scott and other organizers say they will miss the regular tradition, but the public health is a top concern.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?
WJZ will host a virtual event starting at 11 p.m. on Dec. 31. You can watch it here.