Jul 26, 2014

Find Local New Year's Eve Celebrations

Ring in 2012 at one of these five New Year's Eve events near you.

Find Local New Year's Eve Celebrations

New Years Eve is coming up and you don't want to be left out in the cold while everybody is celebrating.

1. Portsmouth First Night 2012Pro Portsmouth will stage its First Night 2012 celebration downtown on New Year's Eve with a full line-up of ice sculptures, live entertainment and fun activities for kids that will all culminated with a spectacular fireworks display over South Mill Pond before midnight.

2. Cranapolooza New Year's Eve Party: For families who want to combine great skiing with ringing in the New Year,  Cranmore Mountain resort in North Conway is holding a New Year's Eve celebration that includes kids' activities, entertainment and fireworks.

3. Wolfeboro First Night 2012: Just a short drive from Portsmouth, this Lake Winnipesaukee resort community will hold an  intimate First Night celebration downtown where visitors can enjoy a multitude of fun activities before fireworks are launched over the Big Lake.

4. First Night Boston: The  largest First Night celebration in New England which gave rise to First Night celebrations throughout the Northeast is another option for families who want to experience something on a large, grand scale. For those who go, public transportation to travel to and from the city, as well as within the city, is a must.

5. Hampton Beach fireworks: The Hampton Beach Chamber of Commerce will hold a fireworks display (weather permitting) on New Year's Eve at 8 p.m. to help ring in the New Year.

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