The city plans to host its third annual New Year's Eve Community Ball Drop at the intersection of First Street and Washington Avenue. People are encouraged to arrive Sunday, Dec. 31, at 11:45 p.m. — 15 minutes before the ball drops.
Hundreds of people flocked to downtown Grand Haven on Saturday night to celebrate New Year's Eve. Crowds gathered at the intersection of First Street and Washington Avenue to watch a ball drop at midnight, followed by fireworks above Dewey Hill.
Downtown Grand Haven will be the place to ring in 2017 this Saturday night.
Grand Haven’s first-ever downtown New Year’s Eve celebration was a hit, city officials say.
New York’s Times Square is known for its New Year’s Eve ball drop, and Grand Haven leaders hope that they can capture some of the festive spirit and bring it here.