OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Ocean City, Maryland is taking a step into the future this summer.

Officials are replacing the weekly fireworks at Northside Park with state-of-the-art drone shows.

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The 12-minute shows begin on June 13 and will continue weekly through Labor Day.

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But that’s not all. The drones will also have eight shows downtown on Thursday nights beginning in July.

Don’t worry. Fireworks aren’t going away totally.

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They will still light up the sky on the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve.

CBS Baltimore Staff