This Reverse Parade Will Allow July Fourth Revelry From A Social Distance

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2020/06/29/reverse-parade-4-_wide-cf6d15fb7657a89ccc5246063822497b5b547c02.jpg?s=600’ alt=’An employee with the city of Montgomery, Ohio lowers a wooden pergola onto a flatbed trailer. It will be transformed into a patriotic park scene with bunting, banners and flags. Many participants in the reverse parade are repurposing previous years’ floats because of COVID-19 restrictions on gathering.’/>

The pandemic pushed one community in suburban Cincinnati to get creative about its July Fourth festivities.

(Image credit: Tana Weingartner/WVXU)