New Year’s Eve – Pier Park Beach Ball Drop

On December 31st, the New Year will be ushered in by the Annual Beach Ball Drop hosted by Pier Park. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., guests can enjoy family-friendly entertainment including bounce houses, street performers, stilt walkers, face painters and live music. The dedicated children’s beach ball drop, consisting of thousands of inflatable beach balls, takes place at 8:00 p.m. Just before midnight, the 800-pound glowing beach ball begins its 100-foot descent to the delight of 20,000 revelers. New Year’s Eve activities are complimentary.