LONDON – London, Ky. Invites everyone to ring in the New Year with a big party on Main Street on Friday December 31st.
The third annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza returns after a year of delay. It will be a miniature version of Times Square when, at the stroke of midnight, a bullet falls from 100 feet. crane in the Broad Street parking lot to ring in 2022. Fireworks will also light up downtown.
Before and after the fall of the prom, guests will celebrate the event by singing and dancing to live and recorded music, while enjoying a wide variety of food and spirits from the many vendors planning to participate.
The New Years Eve extravaganza is sponsored by City of London Tourism so local residents don’t have to go out of town to celebrate the New Year. And it’s a lot of fun.
In the previous two events, thousands of people took to Main Street to watch the ball fall. When the ball comes on in 2022, Pyro Shows of Lafollette, Tennessee, will add an exclamation mark to the celebration with a fireworks display.
Main Street will be blocked from Fifth to Ninth Street for the extravagance, which will begin at 9 p.m. on December 31. A tent will be set up on the main street and warming stations will be scattered throughout the region. Three downtown restaurants, Butcher’s Pub, The Abbey and Local Honey, will be open to provide a warm space and great food for the event.
Party-goers can dance and sing along to the energetic sounds of Music City Rhythm Revue, a leading rock band from Nashville, Tennessee that features stadium-quality pop / rock concerts. Whether it’s the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Taylor Swift or Bruno Mars, the harmonies of quality vocalists from the Music City Rhythm Revue labels will sound exactly like the songs.
Between sets, DJ Larry Lee with SoundWave Mobile Disc Jockey will rock the crowd with dance hits from the 90s to today.
Food and drink vendors include The Abbey, Old Town Grill, Butcher’s Pub, Local Honey, King’s Kettle Korn, Southern Sips and Sweets, and West 6th Brewery. Finley’s Fun Center will also be selling light novelties.
The London Police Service will patrol the event to make sure everyone is safe and having a good time.
For more information contact Brittany Cradic at City of London Tourism at 606-864-7777.