Where can I watch the ball drop on TV?
“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2022” will air live on ABC on Dec. 31 starting at 8 p.m. EST and ending at 2 a.m. EST. You can watch it live on TV or on the ABC website and app.
Fox’s “New Year’s Eve Toast and Roast 2021″ starts at 8 p.m., and then again from 11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., after a break for local news.
NBC’s “New Year’s Eve 2021″: Carson Daly hosts this countdown with Peacock star Amber Ruffin and DJ Stephen “tWitch” Boss of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Tune in from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT, will break for local news and return for the final countdown to the iconic ball drop from 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET/PT.
CNN: New Year’s Eve with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen will team up yet again for a live New Year’s Eve broadcast from Times Square. Tune in starting at 8 p.m.
Where can I stream the ball drop for free?
Internet only customers, we’ve got you covered. A commercial-free webcast of the 2022 Times Square NYE ball drop will be available on Times Square’s official website, TimesSquareNYC.org, beginning at 6 p.m. ET on December 31. You can also stream the New Year’s Eve ball drop from your mobile device at TimesSquareNYC.org, NewYearsEve.nyc, and TimesSquareBall.net.
Don’t Forget the Food and Drinks!
What is a New Year’s Eve celebration without the food and drinks? Our cable partners at Food Network and HGTV have great recipes to satisfy the whole family.
Click to try one of these 50 delicious recipes from Food Network’s Pioneer Woman to help you ring in the New Year!
And don’t forget to mix up a few mocktails, click to view a few recipes from HGTV.
Add a Few Games & Activities for the Family too.
Add to the anticipation and excitement of celebrating New Year’s with a balloon countdown. Kids can pop a balloon every hour to help countdown until midnight.
To make the countdown all you need is a poster board, markers, and balloons!
You can also break up the night with some fun Minute to Win It Games. These are quick 1-minute games kids and parents will love trying. Click this link from the Idea Room for a variety of fun, family games: https://www.theidearoom.net/10-new-years-eve-minute-win-games/