Times Square Ball Drop 2023 New Year’s Eve
Both in-person and at-home audiences will enjoy watching the New Year’s ball drop in Times Square.
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Ava Max performs on 'CNN’s “New Year’s Eve Live'
J-Hope performs on ABC’s 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest'
Sech performs on Univision’s ¡Feliz 2023!
New Edition performs on ABC’s 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest'
Osmani Garcia performs on Univision’s ¡Feliz 2023!
Duran Duran performs on ABC’s 'Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest'
The Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA) will present a cultural performance from Hong Kong titled 'Fusion, Motion, Inspiration - Hong Kong Rocks!”'
ANEW, a New York dance group, will perform a collection of different genres of music and inspire the audience to begin a new Renaissance in 2023
The Associated Press will present their year-in-review news reel highlighting some of the most memorable events of 2022.
How to Watch the Times Square Ball Drop 2023 on TV
Networks will air their New Year's Eve TV specials. So once you put the little ones to bed (or when they inevitably fall asleep even though they try so hard to stay up), tune in to one of several broadcasts to ring in 2023, which include:
ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest
CNN's New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen
Univision ¡Feliz 2023!
What You Need to Know About Attending the Times Square Ball Drop 2023 In Person
Where is the ball drop ceremony located?
The ball drop ceremony is located at 1 Times Square (Broadway at 43 Street). Hint: The ball drop can best be seen along Broadway, from 43rd to 50th streets, and along Seventh Avenue, as far north as 59th Street.
What time does it start?
The celebration will begin shortly before 6pm. At approximately 6pm, the ball will be raised to the top of the flagpole at 1 Times Square. At 11:59pm, the ball will make its 60-second descent down pole to signal the start of the new year. Revelers begin to gather in the afternoon on New Year's Eve, as entrance to the viewing areas opens on a first-come, first served basis.
Is it free to attend?
The event is free and open to everyone on a first-come, first-serve basis.
For more information, visit timessquarenyc.org or follow Times Square NYC on Facebook or Instagram.
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