Mayor Gavin Buckley
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160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
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Due to Rainy Forecast, Annapolis Reschedules Fireworks for 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day)
ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 28, 2022) - The City of Annapolis is postponing New Year’s Eve fireworks due to rain in the forecast on December 31, 2022. Early Saturday morning, rain and gusty winds are expected to move into the area around 4 a.m. and continue through 4 a.m. on Sunday. Due to safety concerns, Annapolis’ firework display will be postponed and will now take place at 5:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day Sunday, January 1, 2023 in the Annapolis Harbor. The weather on Sunday is expected to be partly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 40s/low 50s.
The family-friendly New Year’s Eve performances planned for Saturday at City Dock are canceled and will not be rescheduled.
Other New Year’s Notes:
City offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.
The Pip Moyer Recreation Center will close at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31 and will be closed on Sunday, Jan 1, 2023. Both Pip Moyer and the Stanton Center will be open on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.
Refuse and recycling pickups will shift forward one day. Pickups scheduled for Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 will move to Tuesday, Jan. 3; pickups scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 3 will move to Wednesday Jan. 4.
Annapolis Transit will run on a regular schedule on New Year’s Eve (Saturday) with no evening Purple service. There will be no bus service on Year’s Day, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.
The NapTown Anti-Dope Move(meant) will host a Health Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2022, at the Stanton Community Center. This is a public event and will include community resources for mental and physical health, recovery, and treatment, plus free food, games, giveaways, and health screenings.
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