New Year's Eve Celebrations in Central PA

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Real Estate Agent with Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.

New Year's Eve

Another year has flown by too quickly!  And what a wonderful year it was! We opened a second office on the West Shore and are looking forward to seeing what the new year has in store.  I want to thank all of my clients, friends, co-workers, and team for making 2012 special.  We are looking foward to 2013!  

Here are several New Year's Eve Celebrations in Central PA!  We at Joy Daniels Real Estate Group are looking foward to making your Central Pennsylvania real estate dreams come true! 

Harrisburg - Starting at 9 p.m. there will be games for all ages and a concert by Lima Bean Riot. A lighted strawberry will be dropped at Market Square at midnight followed by a fireworks display. Details: Strawberry Drop: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Downtown Harrisburg. http://www.harrisburgrec.com/ or call Department of Parks, Recreation & Enrichment at 717-255-3020.

Hershey - The eighth annual New Year’s Eve Celebration in Hershey kicks off at 10:00 a.m. and continues throughout the day. Fireworks will follow the raising of a giant Hershey kiss replica at midnight in the downtown square.  Details: The Hershey Story Activities: Rock Around the Clock on New Year’s Eve 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., “Mr. Music” 8:30-9:30 p.m. at The Hershey Story, 63 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey. Other activities: From the Well 8 p.m.-midnight at First United Methodist Church of Hershey, 64 W. Chocolate Ave. Concerts on the stage and Hershey Kiss raising: 9 p.m.-midnight. The square in downtown Hershey, Chocolate and Cocoa avenues. http://www.hersheynewyears.org/

Palmyra - Herald in the new year with a free horn and noisemaker as you watch a giant shoe drop. The Palmyra New Year’s Eve Celebration will include karaoke, trivia and music from a DJ. There also will be free glow sticks and hats given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Details: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Main and Railroad streets, Palmyra. www.palmyraheritage.org

Mechanicsburg - This is the ninth annual lighted Wrench Drop in downtown Mechanicsburg, complete with music by the interactive DJ Patrick Lee. Details: 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Washington Fire Company, 53 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg. http://www.mechanicsburgchamber.org/; 717-796-0811.

Lebanon - The 16th annual New Year’s Eve Bologna Drop will feature an edible, 12-foot-long, 200-pound Lebanon bologna. The meat will be donated to the Lebanon Rescue Mission and AGAPE Shelter after the festivities. Details: 10 p.m.-12:15 a.m., Ninth and Cumberland streets, Lebanon. 717-273-7215.

Duncannon - The star of the 13th annual Sled Drop is a 10-foot sled, built to resemble a Lightning Guider sled, which was a line of sleds made at Duncannon’s Standard Sled Factory from 1904 to 1990. This year, there will be musical performances along with free hot dogs and beverages, a commemorative wooden nickel and a raffle. Details: 10 p.m.-midnight. Downtown Duncannon. 717-834-4311.

Dillsburg - The 20th annual New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop will play host to children’s games, face painting, karaoke, a blood drive, music on the street and, of course, the famous pickle drop and fireworks show. For those who want more pickles, the community hall will be selling pickle soup. Mrs. Pickle will drop at 7 p.m., while Mr. Pickle will be lowered at midnight. Details: 4 p.m.-midnight. Downtown Dillsburg. 717-265-3533.

York - This celebration includes live music, fireworks and kids’ activities. The white rose will be lowered at midnight. Details: 9 p.m.-midnight. Continental Square, downtown York. http://www.yorkcity.org/newyearsrevolution

Lower Allen Twp. - In honor of the Yellow Breeches creek that goes through the area, Lower Allen Twp. is dropping a giant 5-foot pair of yellow britches. There also will be face painting, games, light refreshments and music. Details: 8 p.m.-midnight, Lower Allen Community Park, 4075 Lisburn Road. Free, but donations of non-perishable food are encouraged. www.lowerallennewyearsdrop.wordpress.com.

The Hummelstown Lollipop New Year's Eve Celebration has been cancelled, but as you see, there are so many others.  I hope you enjoy your New Year's Eve Celebration in Central PA safely! 

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Joy

Joy Daniels, GRI, ABR, CSP, e-PRO
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Harrisburg, PA  17110

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Joy, just wanted to wish you a Happy & Prosperous New Year and I am with Michael & Joni, I can never get enough Chocolate hence Hershey should be on my must visit destinations (in the Fall not Winter):))

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Joy, Thanks for sharing the information aboutthings to do for new year. Happy new Year.

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Thanks Joni - I would love if you ever do visit the area to meet with you!  Mention it to Michael. . . you never know.   :)  Happy New Year!

You are right you do need to add us to the list!  The next time you go to Boston, fly into Harrisburg, and rent a car . . . the drive to Boston is only about 5 hours.   Have a wonderful New Year Endre. 

You are welcome Gita - Happy New Year to you!

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It looks like you'e all decked out to celebrate.  Happy New Year Joy!

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It was fun to get "ready for the New Year!"  :)  I just got back from a nice dinner with my family, now I am going to get my pork and sour kraut ready for tomorrow!

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