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.
Current COVID restrictions prevent such a large gathering from happening in-person.READ MORE: Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Multiple Vehicle Crash In Baltimore County
The annual event is a special night full of live music, celebration and fireworks.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.2K New Cases & 12 Deaths Reported Saturday
Mayor Brandon Scott and other organizers say they will miss the regular tradition, but the public health is a top concern.MORE NEWS: Baltimore City Receives $2M In Funding For Minority Owned Business Development
WJZ will host a virtual event starting at 11 p.m. on Dec. 31. You can watch it here.