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New Year's Eve in Times SquareDec 31, 9pm - Jan 1, 2015, 12am Times Square New York

Every year as the clock nears midnight on December 31st, the eyes of the world turn once more to the dazzling lights and bustling energy of Times Square. Anticipation runs high. New Year's Eve at the symbolic center of New York City has become more than just a celebration - it's a global tradition.

The world holds its breath...and cheers as the clocks strike twelve.

As the famous New Year's Eve Ball descends from the flagpole atop One Times Square, an estimated one million people in Times Square, millions nationwide and over a billion watching throughout the world are united in bidding a collective farewell to the departing year, and expressing our joy and hope for the year ahead. For more information on activities and events taking place New Year's Eve in Times Square, please visit Times Square Alliance.

Photo Credit: David Katzenstain for Times Square Alliance

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Good Riddance Day in Times SquareDec 28, 12pm - 5pmTimes Square

Destroy your worries and bad memories of 2014 and start fresh in 2015!

On December 28, participants will say goodbye to their worst memory from 2014 once and for all on Good Riddance Day! Whether bidding farewell to pink slips or parking tickets, credit cards or Valentine's Day cards, bad memories from 2014 will be destroyed, never to be seen again. A Cintas secure, mobile shredding truck along with a dumpster and rubber mallet will be on hand to discard any distasteful, embarrassing and downright depressing memories from 2014.

Photo Credit: Damian Santucci for Times Square Alliance

The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

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