High winds cancel fireworks at Neptune Festival

Posted at 5:46 PM, Sep 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-28 17:46:29-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Organizers for the 40th Annual Virginia Beach Neptune Festival have canceled Saturday night’s fireworks show due to high winds.

The city of Virginia Beach Fire Marshal made the decision for for possible property damage and safety concerns for festival guest from flying firework debris from strong northeast winds.

The remainder of the festival including music, food, exhibits, and sand sculpting viewing will be open until 11 p.m. Saturday night.

The fireworks will not be rescheduled.