New Year’s Eve in New York City 2018 into 2019 Celebrations
Further down on this page, beneath this webcast are details of the upcoming New Year’s Eve Items taking place in NYC.
Also, there’s the related TIMES SQUARE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for the evening.
Wow! What other site captures the world’s imagination, anticipation and attention than Times Square at 11:59 pm on December 31st of every year? That’s when the countdown begins and New York City’s revelers and this City’s biggest party participants roar out each number as we all join Dick Clark, who’s been playing host since 1971, in welcoming the New Year.
Hundreds of thousands participate in this celebration and over one billion watch it from their TV sets. Perhaps the greatest celebratory event in the millennium was the welcoming of 2000. It was covered by all major television stations as they kept their eyes on the entire world. Heck, my own eyes were glued to the television from morning ’till evening as I watched nation after nation around the world bring in the New Year.
NYC’s Times Square is only one of hundreds of reasons I’m proud to be a New Yorker. One of those many sites throughout the city which makes outsiders crave to be a part of it all.
A reason to celebrate, a reason to stand in awe, a time to let go of the past, a time to welcome the future, a reason to join in with one’s neighbors and shout in the New Year. So hold your loved one’s hand as we all count down from 10 to 1 while that grand ball drops. Millions within NYC and around the world share in the same sort of celebration. Awesome, isn’t it? Quite awesome. May you be kept in your peace and may the New Year bring you all fortune and success.
Monday, December 31, 2018
10:30 – midnight
Countdown to the new year with the Parachute Jump and a spectacular fireworks show at midnight!
The celebration includes free live entertainment and B&B Carousel rides from 9:00 p.m. to midnight.
Free to All
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Television, Radio and Internet Coverage
Let’s see, apart from all the tens of thousands of folks descending upon the various outdoor celebrations, there’ll also be the rest of us who’ll prefer to view the festivities while indoors or elsewhere.
Keep in mind though that the following listing aren’t necessarily taking place in New York City. So here’s a quick rundown:
ABC: Local Channel 7 // Beginning at 8:00 pm
America’s favorite TV/radio broadcaster Ryan Seacrest will return to host television’s largest live broadcast New Year’s celebration, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2019, again joined by actress and comedian Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg. America’s largest celebration of the year will take place on Monday, December 31, beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on The ABC Television Network.
Just some of the stars performing will be Christina Aguilera, Bastille, Dan + Shay and New Kids On The Block
NBC: Local Channel 4 // Beginning at 10:00 pm ET
The televised festivities will take place from 10:00 to 11:00 pm, with an intermission for the news, then it’ll continue on at 11:30 pm.
The hosts at Times Square will be Carson Daly and Chrissy Teigen. Performing at Times Square will be Jennifer Lopez with others performing from spots elsewhere in America.
FOX: Local Channel 5 // Beginning at 11:00 pm
Steve Harvey will be back to host Fox New Year’s Eve Live from Times Square
MTV: (check your cable listings for channel)
No word, as yet, regarding whether they’ll be having any sort of blast this year.
CNN // Beginning at 8:00 pm
Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen Return to Co-Host CNN’s New Year’s Eve Celebration. The show begins at 8:00 pm with Baldwin and Don Lemon taking the reigns at 12:30 am from New Orleans.
“” Now in its 11th year, CNN’s New Year’s Eve show will feature CNN correspondents and Hollywood stars from across the country and around the globe as the world rings in the new year. Last year’s New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen was CNN’s highest rated New Year’s Eve Special on record.””
FOX News Channel (FNC) will present special live New Year’s Eve programming on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 from 8:00 pm – 1:00 am/ET. Main coverage of the event, “All-American New Year” will be co-hosted by FOX News/FOX Business personalities Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery and Jesse Watters beginning at 10PM/ET live from Times Square in New York City.
The following is a portion of what SiriusXM has planned for this year’s ending:
- Post Malone at Barclays Center – Hip Hop Nation (at Midnight)
- Phish at Madison Square Garden – Phish Radio ( at 8:00 pm)
- Lynyrd Skynyrd at WinStar World Casino and Resort – Classic Vinyl (at 9:00 pm)
- Willie Nelson at ACL Live at the Moody Theater – Willie’s Roadhouse (at 6:00 pm)
- Countdown NYE featuring Afrojack, Tiësto, Dillon Francis and more in San Bernardino, CA – Diplo’s Revolution(at 10:00 pm)
- Nathaniel Rateliff at the Grand Ole Opry House – The Spectrum (at 10:05 pm)
- Sevendust in Atlanta, GA – Turbo (at 10:30 pm)
- Margo Price at the Music Hall of Williamsburg – Outlaw Country (at 11:00 pm)
- Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes at the Count Basie Theatre – E Street Radio (at 10:30 pm)
- Galantis at Aragon Ballroom – BPM (at 11:30 pm)
- Rick Springfield at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino – 80’s on 8 (at 11:00 pm)
Learn more at the above linked to page…
Fireworks all over the City!
Not only will there be at Prospect Park (provided by Zambelli Fireworks Manufacturing Company) & Central Park and yes, there’ll also be Fireworks by Lady Liberty herself! ‘as well as in Times Square for the New Years Ball Drop!
Apart from having the best seats in the house via Cruise one can only guess that anyone with an unobstructed view of the Statue of Liberty will get to enjoy the pyrotechnic displays.
So here’s wishing all the best New Year’s Eve Celebration ever and a peaceful and prosperous 2012!
New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Sunday, December 31 , 10:30 pm – 12:00 am
This family-friendly fireworks display, now in its 39th year, attracts tens of thousands of revelers to Prospect Park, making it one of the city’s most popular celebrations.
Remember, Prospect Park has room for everyone and admission is free.
Getting there by subway or bus:
2 or 3 Train to Grand Army Plaza station
Q Train to 7th Ave. Station (Flatbush Ave.)
B-41 or B-71 bus along Flatbush Ave. to Grand Army Plaza
B-69 along Prospect Park West
Central Park Midnight Run – Annual Run plus Fireworks!!!
Fireworks and 4M Race: Midnight
Get ready for the annual four mile Central Park Run on New Year’s Eve.
Before the race begins, join them for an amazing pre-race party in Central Park! Starting at 10:00 pm, they’ll have a live DJ, dancing, and—new this year—incredible elements such as an interactive dragon, elaborate stilt walkers, giant banner tails, and more.
The race begins at 72nd Street at Bethesda Terrace. The race itself is organized by our very own NY Road Runners. Be sure to visit their site to learn about Registration Fees and Deadlines.