Happy New Year! Celebrate Locally

By Giggle Magazine


As you celebrate the ringing of the new year, take a moment to reflect back on the highlights of 2023 and what you are looking forward to in 2024.

Want to celebrate out and about?

Depot Park Sparks in the Park

Sparks in the Park flyer

On December 31, grab a blanket and a spot in the park starting at 4 p.m. for a family-friendly dance party celebration hosted by a DJ! Then, enjoy a musically choreographed fireworks display over the pond! All the fun and home before the kids’ bedtime!

Downtown Countdown at Bo Diddley Plaza

Downtown Countdown flyer

On December 31, find your groove at Bo Diddley Plaza starting at 8 p.m. with live music and fun! Show is FREE and runs until 12:30 a.m. and features DJ Wax Atom as well as The Shoddy Beatles, a live band that will perform “true to the original interpretations of the Beatles’ catalog”. Ring in the new year with fun, music and friends.

2024 Spark Wonder

On December 31 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., you and your family can watch Depot Park’s firework show from the Cade Museum and enjoy experiments, games, a photo booth and more! Adult tickets include a drink ticket that can be traded in for a soda, beer, or glass of wine or champagne. Purchase tickets here.

New Year’s Day Parkrun – Free 5K!

On January 1, you can head over to the overlook at Depot Park for a free 5K at 7:30 a.m.! Register online at parkrun.us/register and bring the emailed barcode with you to participate in the parkrun.

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