Saturday, January 07 2023, 8 p.m.

After much consideration, due to the recent storm events the decision has been made to
postpone the City of Unalaska Community NYE 2023 Fireworks Display.
After discussions with state-licensed pyro-technicians, the percussions from commercial-grade
fireworks near the landfill pose a potential hazard for additional landslides and it is
advisable to allow the mountainsides in the area to dry out and regain structure. The
current forecasted weather is also not favorable.
Furthermore, travel both in the state of Alaska and the lower 48 has been impacted
heavily due to the “polar vortex” storms. This has caused an unforeseen delay in the
logistics and preparation for this year’s display.
The display date is rescheduled for Saturday, January 7th, 2023 (coinciding with
Russian Christmas) at 8:00 PM and will be viewable from the front beach in Unalaska,
Alaska. The city hopes that this earlier time will be more welcoming for viewers of all

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