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52 unique items dropped or raised in US on New Year’s Eve

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Does your hometown drop anything special on New Year’s Eve? There are some really unique symbols dropped (or raised) at midnight in the US. The items range from awesome to strange!

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Here are 52 items that Americans drops on New Year’s Eve:

  1. A giant Peep in Bethlehem, PA
  2. A 3-foot tall, 30-pound wooden flea in Eastover, NC
  3. A 350-pound electronic Moon Pie in Mobile, AL
  4. A real (dead) carp in Prairie du Chien, WI
  5. An olive in Bartlesville, OK
  6. A beach ball in Panama City Beach, FL
  7. A cherry blossom in Macon, GA
  8. A pineapple in Honolulu, HW
  9. A sardine in Eastport, ME
  10. A wrench in Mechanicsburg, PA
  11. A glowing duck decoy in Havre de Grace, MD
  12. A live possum in a cage in Brasstown, NC
  13. A peach in Atlanta, GA
  14. A glowing pinecone in Flagstaff, AZ
  15. An apple in Manhattan, KS
  16. A drag queen in a large red high heel in Key West, FL
  17. Two hundred pounds of bologna in Lebanon, PA
  18. Coal in Shamokin, PA
  19. The elevator at the Space Needle in Seattle, WA
  20. An orange wearing sunglasses in Miami' FL
  21. A watermelon ball in Vincennes, IN
  22. A giant Hershey's Kiss in Hershey, PA
  23. A 200 pound tangerine in Brooksville, FL
  24. A red crab in Easton, MD
  25. A lit hockey puck in Ann Arbor, MI
  26. A ten foot Gibson Guitar in Niagara Falls, NY
  27. A large red heart in Black Creek, NC
  28. A large lighted crown is raised 25 feet a midnight in Charlotte, NC
  29. A large pickle in Mt. Olive, NC
  30. An acorn in Raleigh, NC
  31. A sausage in Elmore, OH
  32. A ball of popcorn in Marion, OH
  33. A purple and gold shoe in Akron, PA
  34. A beaver in Beavertown, PA
  35. A wooden cow in Blain, PA
  36. An Indy car in Carlisle, PA
  37. A sled is dropped in Duncannon, PA
  38. A stuffed goat in Falmouth, PA
  39. A frog in Frogtown, PA
  40. A strawberry in Harrisburg, PA
  41. A giant lighted golf ball in Hilton Head, SC
  42. An illuminated pear in Fredericksburg, PA
  43. A 600 pound lit Moon Pie in Mobile, AL
  44. A hog in Fayetteville, AR
  45. A pelican in Pensacola, FL
  46. A giant diamond in Des Plaines, Ill
  47. A large cedar in Cedar Falls, IA
  48. A Gumbo pot in New Orleans, LA
  49. An olive in Bartlesville, OK
  50. A large star is raised at midnight in Houston, TX
  51. An 80 pound decorated cheese wedge in Plymouth, WI
  52. A bunch of grapes in Temecula, CA

We are a pretty eclectic bunch when you look at all the small town American symbols. So what does your hometown (or adopted hometown) do for New Year’s Eve? We would love to hear more items that drop on New Year’s Eve; so go down to the comments and tell us what you have!

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