Ring in the New Year in Times Square at the largest\r\nglobal tradition in the world. Every year on December 31st, as the clock\r\napproaches midnight people from around the globe join in and tune in to the\r\nbustling energy and dazzling lights of NYC's Time Square. Anticipation rushes\r\nthrough your soul and the world holds its breath. As the famous sparkling\r\nWaterford Crystal Times Square New Year\'s Eve Ball slowly drops from the top of\r\nOne Times Square, nearly one million people in Times Square and an estimated\r\none billion viewers from around the world come together for the moment to bid\r\nfarewell to the year and hope for the best in the year ahead. As the countdown\r\nensues and the clock strikes twelve, the crowd erupts in to cheers, toasting\r\nkissing and celebration.\r\n\r\n
The New Year's Eve Ball Drop at Times Square celebration\r\nincludes a night of star-studded appearances, the world's top musical acts,\r\nconfetti, balloons, costumes, pom-poms, a fireworks extravaganza over the\r\nHudson and about one million of your dear friends. Events start early on\r\nDecember 31 and last through midnight. Many corporate sponsored parties are\r\nheld throughout the day at local eateries and bars, including Applebee's at 42nd\r\nand Ripley's Believe It or Not!\r\n\r\n
To see more information on the New Year's Eve Ball\r\nDrop at Times Square 2013, a lineup of musical performances and list of\r\nparties, go to http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/index.aspx.