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COVID puts damper on some New Year's events

downtown  Jacksonville fireworks
City of Jacksonville

Many New Year’s Eve celebrations are still a go despite COVID-19 cases surging across the country.

In Northeast Florida, massive fireworks shows are scheduled to ring in the new year in downtown Jacksonville and St. Augustine Beach.

COVID-19 prompted changes to some of those plans. There will no longer be a festival packed with food trucks and performers at Pier Park at St. Augustine Beach.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.