Tonight is New Year’s Eve which means that the night will be filled with festivities to mark the occasion. In New York, Times Square is being turned into a hub of New Year’s Eve activity and the city will be buzzing even more so than it usually is.
Not everyone can be in New York for the New Year however, but that doesn’t mean you can’t watch front he comfort of your own home. Thanks to the folks at the events, you can watch not only from your home but you can get a live feed directly into Times Square and to all the New Year’s Eve party action.
The ball drops at midnight eastern time, so everyone not on the east coast look for it at the according time. Coverage starts at 5:55 p.m. ET.
- 6 p.m.: Organizers will light and raise the ball
- 6:58 p.m.: Hourly countdown begins; U.S.O. Troupe performs
- 8:15 p.m.: Rodney Atkins performs
- 8:35 p.m.: Icona Pop performs
- 9: 14 p.m.: Melissa Etheridge performs
- 9:32 p.m.: Blondie performs
- 9:52 p.m.: NASA astronauts will deliver a New Year’s message from space
- 11:59 p.m.: The countdown to the ball drop begins
Here’s a live stream of all the action from Times Square tonight: