File photo: Katie Morosky

The Alive on 25 summer street festival Thursday is canceled, according to the Riverhead Business Improvement District, as the weather forecast predicts a high chance of rain and thunderstorms that night.

The fireworks show scheduled for the event is also postponed, and will instead take place at the festival July 15 at 9:15 p.m..

The free street festival is held from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in downtown Riverhead and features local craft beverages and wine, live music, artists and street vendors. The festival will also be held throughout the summer on July 29, Aug. 12 and on the previous rain date of Aug. 19.

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Alek Lewis is a lifelong Riverhead resident and a 2021 graduate of Stony Brook University’s School of Communication and Journalism. Previously, he served as news editor of Stony Brook’s student newspaper, The Statesman, and was a member of the campus’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Email: alek@riverheadlocal.com