If you plan to ring in the New Year with a small meeting, or join the hordes of people who meet national benchmarks on the eve of New Year is a celebration that brings people of all denominations.
With this in mind, here is a list of our Top 10 U.S. Cities for New Year festivities. We begin our list with the most obvious and ended with the city # 1 for New Year’s Eve – one that is a bit of a surprise and not the first option on the agenda of the parties of each New Year.
10. New York, NY
The ball drop in Times Square (a tradition since 1906) is typically considered the most famous New Year’s celebration in the United States. Each year, the event attracts hundreds of thousands to Times Square. In addition to the festivities in Times Square, thousands of parties, concerts, galas, exhibitions, tours and family events can be found throughout the city.
9. Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas is celebrated as one of the wildest party places throughout the year, so it is not surprising that figures prominently in the list of cities in New Year. The two biggest outdoor parties in Las Vegas will be held in the Gaza Strip and Fremont Street. The Strip is closed to traffic all night, and a fireworks extravaganza will take place in the sky above the strip at midnight. Fremont Street will feature world-class musical artists and performers.
8. Nashville, TN
Nashville, Tennessee, is a major city destination for music lovers throughout the year, however, the New Year in Nashville a particularly exciting offering a wide variety of music-themed parties. Nashville Strike on Broadway offers plenty of live country music and rock and roll, and fireworks. A Nashville ship date on the General Jackson Showboat along the picturesque Cumberland River is another class of Nashville, New attraction years.
7. Atlanta, GA
While the Big Apple a giant ball drops every New Year, the city of Atlanta down a peach of 800 pounds (The fruit of the state of Georgia) at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Kenny’s Alley, a street full of bars, discos and nightclubs, is a popular area of downtown Atlanta, which usually attracts a crowd on New Year’s Eve. However, one of the biggest parties of 2011 in Atlanta, will be held at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia Hotel.
6. New Orleans, LA
The Big Easy has a solid reputation as one of the best points of the game in the country. While in New Orleans Mardigras is quite spectacular, many travelers prefer the New Year festivities, which attract people from around the world. Hundreds of clubs, bars and restaurants host of his own years outrageous New Eve events across the city. The biggest attraction outside takes place in Jackson Square, where the town celebrates the famous Bacchus dropping baby from atop the Jax Brewery building in the French Quarter. The “baby” made of paper Mache, was premiered at the 1984 World’s Fair. Following this center “Baby Drop” event, large sample of the fireworks explode over the Mississippi River.
5. Boston, MA
Historically, Boston is one of the most famous New Year’s Eve as it was the first U.S. city to open its family counseling center First Night celebrations. Boston events are traditional displays of ice sculptures, ice skating, musical events and fireworks. Boston 2011 plans for New Year’s Eve events include several SYNERGY, which are upscale, eclectic music themed events with fashion and the environment.
4. Pasadena, CA
Although much of the U.S. is covered in snow on New Year’s in Pasadena, California, is covered with flowers …! The Rose Parade, Pasadena tradition is celebrated on New Year’s Day and includes bands and floats covered with colorful flowers. It generates a nightlife that is hard to believe … and then play the Rose Bowl football starts on 1 January.
3. Miami, FL
Miami is celebrated as the city with good weather, stunning beaches and beautiful people! Why not celebrate the New Year in style and head to South Beach, where the dance clubs will be pumping with some of the best DJs from around the world! Other events include the Miami fashion shows, galas, dances and fireworks.
2. Lake Tahoe, NV
If skiing in the mountains is the preferred way to spend New Year holidays, check out some New Year’s packages and events offered by the U.S. Ski resorts. The ski resort of Lake Tahoe features a torchlight parade, sleigh rides, fireworks and exceptional new year-end parties that run through the night.
1. Disney World, Florida
If you are aiming for a New Year’s Eve fantasy that will appeal to all the family, the head of the magic of Disney World! Epcot features holiday and New Year celebrations around the world, a New Year’s Eve at Cirque du Soleil production, a Jingle Jungle Parade at Animal Kingdom Park, and The Osborne Family spectacle of dancing lights in the Disney theme park.