By CBS3 Staff

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBS) – Fourth of July celebrations in Ocean City will look a little different this year. Overnight, the mayor announced the 4th of July fireworks and the annual “Night in Venice” will not be held this year.

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Mayor Jay Gillian said the decision was made to keep visitors healthy by eliminating the possibility of dense crowds.

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Meanwhile, the Wildwoods are not shying away from their 4th of July festivities.

Fireworks will light up the night sky for the 4th of July at 10 p.m.

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Fireworks will then continue every Friday night at 10 p.m., starting on July 10 and running through Sept. 4.