The Pelican Drop is a New Year’s Eve celebration that take place each year in Downtown Pensacola, Florida.
This New Year’s Eve Event is similar to the Times Square Ball Drop which takes place on the New Year’s Eve in Manhattan, New York City.
In this new year’s eve ceremony, a Pelican – Pensacola’s mascot, is dropped instead of the typical New Year’s ball.
Since 2008, the Pelican Drop has become a significant attraction in the area, drawing in crowds of up to 50,000 local residents, making it one of the largest events of its kind in the Central Time Zone.
Pensacola Pelican Drop on New Year’s Eve 2017 :
Ring in the new year 2017 in Downtown Pensacola with The Pensacola Pelican Drop, a free event unique to the Gulf Coast. Festivities kick off at 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and continue until 12:30 a.m.
Throughout the evening the giant Pelican is perched above the celebration on a 100-foot platform at the intersection of Palafox and Government Streets.
Live performances on three outdoor stages provide ongoing entertainment throughout the evening. The popular kids’ area will be expanded this year and will feature the special kids’ countdown at 8 p.m. with confetti and the “bubble stomp.”
At the stroke of midnight, the whole city celebrates as the Pelican descends amidst fireworks and more confetti.
Pensacola Pelican Drop 2017 Live Broadcast :
Live Broadcast of the Pensacola Pelican Drop on New Year’s Eve 2017 will be available on local TV channels in Pensacola, Florida like – WEAR ABC Channel 3, Fox10 TV, WKRG-TV, WSRE, WPMI-TV, etc.
Pensacola Pelican Drop 2017 Live Streaming :
Live Streaming of the Pensacola Pelican Drop on New Year’s Eve 2017 might be available on –
You can also visit the official website of Pensacola Pelican Drop –