New Year's Eve
Today is New Year’s Eve! Send your best wishes to loved ones near and far with free New Year’s eCards. This
special occasion is celebrated across the globe. Many cultures have
fireworks displays and other festivities to celebrate the start of the
New Year. In Mexico, people make a wish and eat a grape with each of the
twelve chimes of the bell during the countdown to the New Year. In
Brazil, they typically dress in white to bring good luck and peace for
the year to come.
In the United States, New Year's Eve is a major social holiday. Huge crowds gather in New York City to watch the ball drop in Times Square, a tradition that began in 1907 after firecrackers were outlawed. At midnight, it is customary to kiss a loved one, toast with champagne, and sing "Auld Lang Syne.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at home with your family or out on the town with your friends, and enjoy the countdown to midnight! Happy New Year!
- Today is also
National Champagne Day
December is National Fruit Cake Month & National Egg Nog Month
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