At an afternoon press briefing, the officials said the free Pops! orchestra concert is being shifted from
They also said a heavy law enforcement presence will blanket Friday's
People wishing to attend Friday morning's official
Gates will open at
Attendees requiring disability accommodations should enter at the northeast corner of Sixth and Chestnut, officials said.
There was one late cancellation:
City officials would not detail the amount of law-enforcement covering the city and Wawa Welcome America Festival activities throughout the day, except to say it will be large.
"There will be police, there will be Homeland Security," said a spokeswoman for the city. "We will have a heavy presence on site. . . There are people deployed throughout the entire footprint -- all the way up and down the Parkway, as well as at the morning ceremony."
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