More Than Just a Ball Drop on New Years Eve
I didn't realize so many cities around the country do drops of some sort on New Years Eve. Actually, Digital City and Wikipedia claim many cities will drop something other than a ball on New Year's Eve.
Bangor, Maine will drop a beach ball decorated with lights
Baltimore Maryland will drop a disco ball.
Duluth, Georgia - a disco ball called the Soaring Spirit Ball is raised
Terre Haute, Indiana will drop watermelons
Atlanta will drop an 800-pound peach.
Port Clinton, Ohio is dropping a walleye fish.
Mount Olive, NC will drop a pickle
Hershey Pennsylvania will drop a Hershey's Kiss.
Tallapoosa, Georgia will drop an opossum
Kokomo, Indiana - an aluminum 70-Pound Ball with 34,000 lights is dropped
Vincennes, Indiana - watermelons are dropped
Havre de Grace, Maryland - a wooden duck is dropped
Black Creek, North Carolina - a large red heart represents "A Small Town with a Big Heart".
Brasstown, North Carolina - The Possum Drop. A plexiglass pyramid containing a living opossum is lowered from the roof of Clay Logan's convenience store. The possum is turned loose at the end of the celebration.
Elmore, Ohio - a sausage will be dropped
Cincinnati, Ohio - a flying pig is "flown" - not dropped, confirming there is at least one occasion "when pigs fly".
Akron, Pennsylvania - A purple-and-gold shoe is dropped
Beavertown, Pennsylvania - a beaver is dropped
Cleona, Pennsylvania - A pretzel is raised
Frogtown, Pennsylvania - A frog is dropped
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania - A lollipop is dropped
Ickesburg, Pennsylvania - A french fry is dropped
Mobile, Alabama - A giant electric Moon Pie is raised
Flagstaff, Arizona - A pine cone is dropped from the balcony of Weatherford hotel.
Key West, Florida - A large ruby slipper, with drag queen Gary "Sushi" Marion inside is dropped
Easton, Maryland - A crab is dropped
Ocean City, Maryland - A beach ball is dropped
Eastover, North Carolina - A three-foot tall, thirty-pound wooden flea is dropped
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania - Two pickles are dropped
Lebanon, Pennsylvania - A 100-pound stick of Lebanon Bologna is dropped
Richland, Pennsylvania - A cigar is dropped
Bartlesville, Oklahoma - An olive is dropped