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How to Celebrate New Year's Eve!

December 20, 2017

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The holiday season is coming to a close, and you know what that means - time to ring in the New Year! There are lots of different ways to welcome the new year, find out How to Celebrate New Year's Eve!

How to Celebrate New Year's Eve!How to Celebrate New Year's Eve!

Ready for Resolutions

Before you get ready to count down to the New Year, it's a good idea to sit down and write out your resolutions for the New Year. A brand new year means a fresh new start, and it's a good time to reflect on what you've accomplished in the last year, and what you hope to do in the New Year. Here are some resolution suggestions!

  • Eat healthier
  • Exercise
  • Pursue your hobby
  • Volunteer for a cause you  feel passionate about
  • Keep in touch with friends and relatives more often
  • Spend more time studying/aim for higher grades at school

Party Planning

For lots of people it's traditional to go to (or throw) formal parties with music and dancing and to count down to midnight together! it's a great opportunity to dress up and welcome the New Year with friends and family. If you're going to or hosting a party, you'll need: 

  • a kickin' playlist
  • non-alcoholic bubbles (like Martinelli's Sparkling Apple Juice) to toast at midnight
  • Sparklers
  • A TV or radio tuned to a countdown, so you can share the experience with lots of people!

New Years Eve Sparklers!New Years Eve Sparklers!

Midnight Madness

New Year's Eve is all about the build-up to midnight, when the New Year officially kicks in, so make sure when the clock is counting down to midnight that you're in a room with people you love. It's time to pour some bubbles, turn up the radio,  light those sparklers and count down together! When it hits 12 o' clock let the confetti fly! And if there's someone in your line of vision you've had your eye on all year, remember it's traditional to kiss someone on New Year's at midnight!

Some cities have fireworks for New Year'sSome cities have fireworks for New Year's

N.Y.E Fun Facts!

  • In Japan their New Year's celebration is called Omisoka
  • In Mexico they traditionally eat a grape with the twelve chimes of the midnight church bell
  • Catholics attend Mass on January 1st
  • Our calendar year is based on the Gregorian calendar
  • Times Square in New York hosts The Ball Drop for New Year's Eve every year
Have Your Say

How will you be ringing in the New Year? Let us know in the comments section below!