Celebrate the New Year at the CherryT Ball Drop in Traverse City
December 31, 2017
The celebration takes place at the downtown intersection of Front Street and Cass Street. The family-friendly event sees crowds estimated at 8,000 to 12,000 people. The non-profit organization in charge raises money and collects non-perishable food items while people party for a purpose in Traverse City's own version of Time Square. Attendees are encouraged to make a monetary donation or donate a non-perishable food item.
Outdoor music and entertainment begin about 9:30pm and continue after midnight. Local acts and a DJ on the lit stage help bring in the new year. Right before midnight, the large illuminated cherry is lowered to usher in the coming year. A short fireworks display follows the ball drop.
For more information, visit CherryT Ball Drop.
For more Traverse City festivals, visit Traverse City Festivals and Events.