If you’re planning on celebrating New Year’s Eve in NYC, make a point to attend one of the most famous parties in the country. Check out Times Square New Year’s Eve and watch the ball drop.

Join in for the Biggest New Year’s Countdown Event

On December 31, around one million people gather at Times Square for an annual celebration of another year gone by and a new one beginning. Millions more gather around their TVs across the U.S. to witness the New Year’s countdown. See it live and say you were there.

How to Attend the Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve

The event is free. Spots to watch the spectacle are available throughout Times Square, but all are first-come, first-served. Arrive early to get a good view.

What to Expect

The Times Square celebration is akin to a gigantic block party. The streets close down to traffic and people start pouring in for the party in the afternoon on December 31.

Soon after the sun sets, expect live musical performances, confetti and balloons, a wow-worthy pyrotechnics show, and, of course, the grand finale – the ball drop at midnight.

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