New Year in New York City
New Year in New York City
New York City represents one of the most emblematic destinations in the world to welcome the New Year in a spectacular way. Whether in the company of family, friends, children or as a couple, those who seek experiences that are different from the conventional ones will discover amazing opportunities in New York that will leave indelible memories.
A dream of many travelers, being in the Big Apple at this time becomes even more special with the possibility of participating in dazzling celebrations and enjoying the countless options that this city offers.
Some information to keep in mind:
New Year’s Eve, (December 31). On the day before New Year’s, most people work and most stores remain open, although some stores may close early.
New Year’s Day, (January 1): This day is considered a holiday, ideal for recovering from the previous night’s celebration. Businesses such as banks or offices are closed, but it is possible to find some shops and restaurants open. It is advisable to check schedules in advance since they may have special schedules this day.
Below is a list of suggested activities:
Celebrate New Year’s in Time Square:
For many, there is no more impressive experience than celebrating the New Year in the most emblematic place in New York: Times Square, located at the intersection of 42nd Street and Broadway with Seventh Avenue. At this site, around 50,000 people are expected to gather to witness the descent of the magnificent crystal ball, while huge screens are displayed throughout the place.
On the long-awaited night of December 31, at 11:59 p.m. m., the countdown will begin, and the shiny crystal ball will slide down the pole. Attendees accompanied by music, lights and balloons will count down the last 60 seconds of the year 2023.
The sphere has a weight of 5386.4 kilograms and is covered with 2688 crystals that represent the values of wisdom, kindness and love for family. Additionally, as part of its appeal, it has 32,256 LEDs that illuminate its descent.
It is important to note that the event is completely free and does not require any type of ticket to access. Although the event starts at 6:00 p.m., it is advisable to arrive at least a couple of hours early to ensure you find an optimal spot, as the quality of the vantage point will depend on the time of arrival.
Private Dining in Time Square
If budget is not a problem, an excellent option to welcome the New Year in New York without having to wait several hours outdoors is to purchase tickets to one of the private celebrations that take place in restaurants and hotels in Times Square. that night.
For a price ranging from $200 to $1000 you can enjoy dinner and dancing. Something to keep in mind is that those restaurants that offer live views of the ball drop usually expressly indicate it with the mention “Live Ball Drop View”
There is also the alternative of purchasing the Balldrop Pass or All Access Pass, a pass that for around $200 provides access to several parties in Times Square with free music, food and drinks throughout the night. (it is important to be careful because the police may close some streets and not allow movement from one place to another, so it is advisable to choose one or two parties of interest instead of trying to visit them all)
Visit Parks and Museums
One of the favorite activities this time of year is ice skating. You can opt for the slopes of Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park or Central Park. It is also very fun to take a walk through Central Park and explore the zoo, since all the zoos, except the one in the Bronx, open on New Year’s.
Most museums in New York are also open on the first day of the year. You can visit some of the city’s best museums on New Year’s, although the MET will be closed. MoMA or the American Museum of Natural History are notable options. This alternative is perfect if the weather is extremely cold, although it is also important to keep in mind that there may be a lot of people indoors.
New Year’s Bath in Coney Island
Starting at 1:00 p.m., the tradition of the Coney Island New Year’s Day Swim begins, an event organized by the Coney Island Polar Bears Club. Thousands of brave people gather to take the first dip of the year at the beach, near the Coney Island Amusement Park. It is a very fun and refreshing celebration, imbued with a great sense of humor, where some participants choose to go in costume.
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