Kettering cancels Fraze Pavilion’s 2020 season, July 4th fireworks, summer programs
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Kettering cancels Fraze Pavilion’s 2020 season, July 4th fireworks, summer programs

Kettering cancels Fraze Pavilion’s 2020 season, July 4th fireworks, summer programs
5/13/2020

The city of Kettering has canceled the entire 2020 season at the Fraze Pavilion, July 4th fireworks and more in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kettering cancels Fraze Pavilion’s 2020 season, July 4th fireworks, summer programs

City of Kettering cancels all concerts, July 4th fireworks, announces additional closures

The city of Kettering has canceled the entire 2020 summer concert season at Fraze Pavilion due to the continued impact of COVID-19. 

Anyone who purchased tickets for the upcoming concert season directly from the Fraze FanFare box office, Etix online or over the phone will automatically receive a full refund within 14 days.  

The Fraze also hosts several popular summer festivals, including Wing Fest, Bacon Fest, and The Taste.

The city also announced its Go 4th Fireworks Independence Day celebration would not go ahead this year.  In addition, all Parks, recreation and cultural arts indoor facilities remain closed until further notice. This includes the Kettering Recreation Complex (including Main Pool), Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center, Kettering Fitness and Wellness Center, Habitat Environmental Center and Rosewood Arts Centre

Adventure Reef Water Park and Splash Pad at J. F. Kennedy Park will also remain closed this summer, and all summer camps and summer sports programs are canceled.

In a statement, the city said these decisions were not easy, but they appreciated everyone’s patience during the past several weeks.

"These facilities and camps are a big part of what makes Kettering home. We will continue to follow the direction and information provided by the CDC, Montgomery County Public Health and the Ohio Department of Health to determine a timeline for re-opening these important facilities." the statement read.

"Please continue to remain safe, healthy and active during this unprecedented and difficult time. We will remain ever vigilant in providing updates regarding our facility closures and program cancellations."

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