Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 9:10am
Delaware celebrates 4th of July
Updated Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 9:56am
Delawareans are taking time out to celebrate the nation's independence with Fourth of July festivities scheduled up and down the state.
|4th of July fireworks in Wilmington (WDEL/Amy Cherry)|
Gov. Markell planned to join Thursday's celebration by walking in the Smyrna/Clayton Fourth of July Parade.
The parade stepped off at 9:30 a.m. at Main Street and School Lane and ends on Reed Street. WDEL is there.
In Dover, the daylong celebration includes a bell ringing ceremony Thursday afternoon at the Old State House, followed by a parade at 6 p.m. and fireworks around 9:30 p.m.
Wilmington's 4th of July celebration begins at 4 p.m. in Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park. Macy Gray will take the place of the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and fireworks will blast off into the sky tonight.
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