Here’s where you can ring in the new year in West Michigan

Posted at 5:21 AM, Dec 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 05:43:40-05

WEST MICHIGAN — There’s no ball drop in Grand Rapids this year for New Year’s Eve but there are several other places to go across West Michigan to celebrate.

The city of Ludington will be hosting its annual ball drop at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be an outdoor beer garden, music, and fireworks after the ball drops at midnight. Ticket prices vary. For more information click here.

The city of Grand Haven will also host a free event including a ball drop at midnight and fireworks at the corner of Washington Avenue and 1st Street, near the Grand Haven Brew House. For more information on this event click here.

In Kalamazoo, revelers can attend the annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Bronson Park starting at 5:30 p.m. For a complete list of events click here.

Looking for something to do with the kids? The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is also hosting a New Year’s Eve party. The event goes from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight with a countdown and balloon drop at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are required for the event and can be purchased onlineor by calling (616) 235-4726.