GR Officials Prepare for Downtown New Year’s Eve Celebration

Posted at 6:32 PM, Dec 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-30 19:50:27-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — FOX 17 catches up with officials in downtown Grand Rapids as they prepare for New Year’s Eve festivities.

A crowd of about 40,000 is expected in Rosa Parks Circle for the event, which begins at about 6:30 p.m.

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum will also hold its annual ‘Early Eve’ celebration starting at 6. Tickets are $12 and you have to RSVP.

In Muskegon, the ‘New Year’s Eve Bash’ at the ‘Shoreline Inn’ kicks off at 9 p.m. with a $10 cover charge.

In Kalamazoo, there is also plenty to do downtown, including trolley rides and fireworks when the ball drops Bronson Park.