GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Goochland County’s largest event of the year is being postponed as a result of COVID-19.

The July 4 fireworks celebration show has been postponed in the interest of public health, officials said on Wednesday. The Goochland County draws between 10,000 to 12,000 people to the Courthouse each year.

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“The cancellation of this event follows the Governor’s executive order and order of public health emergency to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus by limiting mass gatherings throughout the Commonwealth,” said Paul E. Drumwright, Administrative Services Manager for Goochland County.

The hope is that the event will return in 2021.