Blue Wahoos Postpone July 4th Movie And Fireworks Celebration

July 2, 2020

The Independence Day celebration at Blue Wahoos Stadium scheduled for Saturday, July 4 has been postponed due to public health concerns about COVID-19 cases in Escambia County and the state of Florida.

“The health and safety of our fans and staff always comes first,” team president Jonathan Griffith said. “The Fourth of July at the ballpark is a day our staff looks forward to each year and we know our fans do too. We’re very disappointed and this decision wasn’t made lightly. We surveyed every employee at the stadium and came to the collective agreement that, although we were confident in our enhanced safety protocols, this event simply would not be worth the risk to our community’s health. We look forward to rescheduling and celebrating Independence Day at the ballpark in the future.”

Fans with tickets to Saturday’s event can hold them and exchange them for a ticket to the rescheduled Independence Day celebration or request a refund by contacting the Blue Wahoos box office by email at or by phone at (850) 934-8444.

All additional events at the ballpark this week including stadium dining, trivia, and bingo have also been postponed.

The Sertoma 4 of July Fireworks Celebration in Pensacola and the Flomaton-Century show have also been canceled.

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4 Responses to “Blue Wahoos Postpone July 4th Movie And Fireworks Celebration”

  1. Lee on July 3rd, 2020 7:49 pm

    Taking care of our citizens is the most patriotic thing we can do.

  2. Thomas Paine on July 2nd, 2020 7:30 pm


    If we can’t be patriotic enough to wear a mask to help protect the health and wellbeing of our fellow Americans, why should we get a fireworks celebration.

    Patriotism is a practice, not something you just trot out for a parade on holidays.

  3. jordan on July 2nd, 2020 6:51 pm

    If you need fireworks to feel patriotic – then you are not a real American. Being patriotic is in the HEART and not in a gathering of people, eating hot dogs, and drinking.

  4. BRING IT ON on July 2nd, 2020 6:29 pm

    They do away with anything patriotic if they can these days.

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