Watch The Ball Drop on New Years in Jackson
If you are looking for another place to celebrate the New Year and also see the ball drop, then you will want to head over to Jackson next week. In addition, this New Year's celebration will also have fireworks to kick off your New Year. So if you have ever wanted to go to New York to see the ball drop, this is less travel and an easier way to check it out.
According to MLive, the 18th annual Eve on the Ave New Year’s Eve celebration will be kicking off at 10 p.m. on New Year's Eve. At Eve on the Ave there will also be a heated tent to keep you going through the night, though according to the forecast its going to be close to 40 degrees and a slight chance of rain.There will also be some food trucks and other entertainment like live music. The ball drop starts at 11:59 p.m. down the side of City Hall, 161 W. Michigan Ave.
Another note: West Michigan Avenue will close between Jackson and Mechanic streets for the event. More on it here.