WINTER 2011

Only in PA...New Year's Eve Celebrations

New York's Times Square has its gorgeous Waterford Crystal ball, which descends to the delight of millions of New Year's Eve revelers. Here in Pennsylvania we do things a little differently at the stroke of midnight...


Beavertown, PA
A stuffed Beaver is dropped at Rescue Hose Company
www.facebook.com/pages/2010-New-Years-Eve-Beaver-Drop/183466192894


Bethlehem, PA
Bethlehem's Peep Drop
Home of Just Born Inc., makers of marshmallow Peeps®
www.artsquest.org/peepsfest/


Blain, PA
Blain's Cow Drop
The rural Perry County town drops a wooden cow from a silo
1861 Big Spring Road, Blain, PA 17006


Dillsburg, PA
Dillsburg Pickle Drop
109 S. Baltimore Street, Dillsburg, PA
dillsburgonline.home.comcast.net/~dillsburgonline/dburg_events.htm

Duncannon, PA
Lowers a sled at the Old Sled Works
722 N. Market Street, Duncannon, PA

Elizabethtown, PA
M&M Drop
A giant M&M is dropped in Elizabethtown at 7 pm, which is midnight in their sister city, Letterkenney, Ireland
www.elizabethtowncoc.com/308081.ihtml?&eventid=5282494


Falmouth, PA
Falmouth Goat Drop
To honor their goat races they lower a stuffed goat.

Hershey Kiss Drop
Hershey, PA
www.hersheynewyears.org/index.html

Hummelstown, PA
A giant lollipop is dropped in the town square
www.hummelstown.net/



Lebanon, PA
Lebanon Bologna Drop
A 100-pound bologna is lowered in Lebanon in honor of the many bologna makers in the county. The huge bologna is then donated to local shelters.
9th and Cumberland Street
lebanonpa.com/events.html

Mechanicsburg, PA
Wrench Drop
East Main Street
www.mechanicsburgchamber.org/

Port Royal, PA
Drops a Sprint Car at Macbarney's Restaurant, near the Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal

Red Lion, PA
Red Lion Cigar Drop
In honor of their past as a cigar manufacturing center, a lion holding a cigar is dropped
Main Street and Broadway
www.redlionpa.org/SpecialEvents.htm

Shippensburg, PA
Anchor Drop
King & Earl Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257
www.shippensburg.org/events.htm

 

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