The biggest New Year's Eve 2013 celebration is in Times Square in New York City, according to a Dec. 31 Washington Post report. Nearly one million people will be on hand in NYC to ring in the New Year. While most people do not get to travel to Times Square to watch the NYE ball drop in person, many people watch the ball drop on TV or via live streaming video online.
This year's celebration will be somewhat bitter sweet because it will be the first year without Dick Clark there to see in the New Year. Clark's name is engraved in the Times Square ball that features 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles and over 32,000 colored LEDs.
Tune into ABC, channel 5 in OKC, at 9 p.m. CST to watch "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest." Performing live in New York City will be Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, Neon Trees, and Psy. Meanwhile, Fergie will host the show from Los Angeles where Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Greyson Chance, Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin, OneRepublic, Pitbull, Ellie Goulding, and the Wanted will perform.
If you would rather watch somebody besides Ryan Seacrest, you can check out NBC's (OKC channel 4) New Year's Eve 2013 special "New Year's Eve With Carson Daly." It also starts at 9 p.m CST. You will see Train and "The Voice: winner Cassadee Pope. In addition, Oklahoma's own Blake Shelton will make an appearance along with his other coaches from "The Voice" Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, and Adam Levine.
Those are the two biggest shows to watch, but you can also tune into CNN, MTV, FOX, or PBS to get a dose of New Year's Eve 2013 celebrations. In Oklahoma City, some of the broadcasts will cut to the Opening Night celebration in Downtown Oklahoma City as 12 a.m. CST approaches, so you can see the Oklahoma ball drop live from the Myriad Gardens downtown.
Will you tune in tonight to watch the live ball drop in New York City? If not, will you check out the live streaming New Years Eve Times Square video on a mobile device while you are out celebrating the beginning of 2013?