New Year is around the corner !
Worldwide people celebrate the beginning of the new year on the midnight of the New Year’s Eve. Apart from New Year’s Fireworks taking place in Sydney Harbour, Australia another famous New Year celebration is the New York City Times Square Ball Drop.
Known as “Ball Drop” in this New Year’s Eve event, the ball located on the roof of One Times Square descends 141 feet (43 m) in 60 seconds down a specially designed flagpole, beginning at 11:59 p.m. ET, and resting at midnight to signal the start of the new year.
First held on December 31, 1907, to welcome 1908, the ball drop has been held annually since, except in 1942 and 1943 in observance of wartime blackouts.
The Times Square ball drop is one of the best-known New Year’s celebrations internationally. Every year, this new year’s eve is attended by at least 1 million spectators.
Another billion people worldwide watch this event on Television and on Internet Live Stream.
The Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration features star-studded musical performances, balloons, handouts, confetti, a colorful pyrotechnic display and about a million of your closest friends.
The event is also the backdrop of the Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve which is broadcast annually on ABC.
At the midnight there is a grand display of New Year Fireworks and the streets of Manhattan are bathed in a ton of confetti.
I am sure you might be searching about Live Broadcast and Live Streaming of 2016 New York Times Square Ball Drop.
Tune in to watch the Official Times Square New Year’s Eve 2016 Live Webcast on December 31st, 2013 from 5:55 p.m. EST to January 1st, 2016 12:15 a.m. EST.
New York Times Square Ball Drop 2016 Live Broadcast :
Nationwide broadcast of NYC Times Square Ball Drop 2016 will be available on ABC TV.
You can watch live broadcast of the event in New York City on local TV channels like WCBS-TV, WNBC, WNYW, WABC-TV, WPIX, WNET, WLIW, etc.
International viewers can watch ABC, Al Jazeera TV, BBC, CBC, CBS, CNN, CCTN, Euronews, Fox, RT Network, etc.
New York Times Square Ball Drop 2016 Live Streaming :
Live Streaming Webcast of 2016 Ball Drop will be available below –
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Apart from the Ball Drop, there will be a huge range of parties around the Time Square area with some of the noteworthy events being at Planet Hollywood, Carmine’s Guy’s American Kitchen and Bar, Dallas BBQ, TGI Fridays NYC, BB King’s Blues Club, Madame Tussauds, Chevys, Copacabana, Culture Club, Espace, XVI Rooftop Lounge, etc.