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Cancelled: University of Maryland, City of College Park Fourth of July Celebration

Annual Independence Day celebration cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The City of College Park and University of Maryland has announced that it will not host its annual Independence Day Celebration this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City offices and the University of Maryland will be closed in recognition of Independence Day on Monday, July 5, 2021.

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