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Riverview Independence Festival canceled because of coronavirus

This years festival will take place Saturday with three musical performances. (Source: WAVE 3...
This years festival will take place Saturday with three musical performances. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 3:34 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Southwest Louisville tradition has been canceled for due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

The Riverview Independence Festival, originally scheduled for June 27, won’t happen this summer. Organizers say they are disappointed, but it is the right decision to keep the community safe.

The annual event features live music, a water park, and fireworks at Riverview Park.

WAVE 3 News is a proud sponsor of the annual tradition, which will be back in 2021.

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