Join New York’s New Year’s Eve Party at Times Square
New York is host to the largest and most festive New Year’s Eve party throughout the world. Times Square which is the crossroads of America is host each December 31st to a million people who heads down to watch the ball drop marking the New Year.
The head count in New York during this yearly party is around a million people, while there are billions out there also joining the festivities through television or through the internet all over the world. Many people dream to be there live and if you are not living anywhere near New York, this means that you have to travel to get there. Chartering your own jet for that trip to New York will hasten your trip and bring you to the place in style.
You follow your own schedule when you charter a flight and you skip all the security lines too. You will have plenty of leg, head, and elbow room as you jet off to watch the Times Square ball drop.
Although the people in New York were already gathering during the New Year since 1904, the first ball was dropped in the year 1907. The first ball had a diameter of 5 feet and was made of wood and iron and had a hundred 25 watt bulbs for decoration. This ball weighed 700 pounds and would be the first of seven such balls redesigned throughout the years.
This New Year’s Eve ball today sits stop One Times square and you can see it each day of the year. The weight of the New Year’s eve ball today is 6 tons and its diameter is 12 feet, and they don’t use the 25 watt bulbs anymore but instead, it is decorated with 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles and illuminated with 32,000 Philips Luxeon LEDs.
People who are attending this ball drop event should be reminded that the party is celebrated all night long. So, hours before the ball drop at midnight to welcome the New Year, you have to be there to witness the ceremony to light and raise the ball, and you can also watch live performances from entertainers before the midnight hour. To add to the fun, when the clock strikes midnight and the ball drops, one ton of confetti is dropped onto the revelers. Watching on TV might give you an idea of the fun witnessing the ball drop, but actually being there is quite a great experience.
So if you have chartered a jet to the renowned city of New York that fast and stress free, you not only enjoyed the festivities but the travel to and from as well.