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Times Square New Year's Eve press releases are located at the bottom of the page.

Below is a list of the press events for Times Square New Year's Eve 2018.


Calendar of Press Events

Wed, Dec 13 Official delivery of the number “18” to complete the "2018" sign atop One Times Square
Wed, Dec 27  Installation of Waterford Crystal triangles on the New Year’s Eve Ball
Location: One Times Square
Thurs, Dec 28  “Good Riddance Day”—a day for New Yorkers and visitors alike to shed bad memories of 2017 in a ceremonial shredding.
Location: Broadway Plaza between 45th & 46th Sts.
Fri, Dec 29  Annual Confetti Test in Times Square
Location: Broadway Plaza between 43rd & 44th Sts.
Sat, Dec 30  New Year’s Eve Ball Test atop One Times Square
Location: One Times Square
Sat, Dec 30  Balloon Preparation for NYE—inflating hundreds of purple and yellow balloons for distribution on New Year’s Eve.
Location: 5th Floor of One Times Square

 


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November
Press Release: Shred-it Partners with Times Square New Year's Eve to Host 11th Annual Good Riddance Day to Erase 20
November
TV News Alert: Behind-the-Scenes and Live Times Square New Year's Eve Event Coverage
December
Press Release: New Year’s Eve in Times Square Marks 30 Day Countdown to Iconic Ball Drop
December
Media Alert: New Year's Eve Numerals Arrive in Times Square
December
Press Release: Multi-Platinum Pop Singer and Songwriter Andy Grammer to Headline Musical Lineup for Times Square New Yea
December
Press Release: Founder of "Me Too" Movement, Tarana Burke, to be Special Guest of Times Square New Year's
December
TV News Alert: Updated: Behind-the-Scenes and Live Times Square New Year's Eve Event Coverage
December
Press Release: Shred-it Announces Winner of 11th Annual Good Riddance Day Contest
December
Press Release: 2018 Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration to Feature Star-Studded Array of Musical Performances a
December
Media Alert: Workers Install 288 New Waterford Crystals on Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
December
Media Alert: New Year's Eve Organizers and Presenting Sponsor Planet Fitness Test Air Worthiness of Confetti from t
December
Media Alert: Public Gathers in Times Square to Shred Bad Memories from 2017 at 11th Annual Good Riddance Day
December
Media Alert: New Year's Eve Ball Tested Before Official Times Square Celebration
November
Press Release: Say Goodbye to Unpleasant Memories from 2016 at the Tenth Annual Good Riddance Day Event
November
Press Release: Barefoot Bubbly Named Official Bubbly of New Year's Eve Times Square
December
Press Release: Planet Fitness to Ring In a "Judgement Free" 2017 as Presenting Sponsor of Times Square's
December
Press Release: New Year’s Eve Wishing Wall Unveiled in Times Square Today
December
Press Release: Shred-it Announces Winner of Tenth Annual Good Riddance Day Contest
December
Despite Mixed Feelings Post-Election, Majority of Americans Hopeful for 2017 According to AP-Times Square New Year'
December
Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, Gavin DeGraw, DNCE, Rachel Platten, Don Omar, Lupillo Rivera, Thomas Rhett, Luis Coronel a