People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.
The glittering 11,875-pound ball was tested Tuesday ahead of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, where tens of thousands of revelers are expected to ring in 2015.
The performances kick off at 6 p.m. And there will be practice countdowns every hour.
Workers are putting the final touches on the Times Square ball before it’s put in place for the New Year’s Eve celebration.
More than one million revelers are expected to gather at the Crossroads of the World for the the big event, which is also expected to be watched by over a billion people worldwide.
The performance stages are being built and crews are getting the celebration’s famed ball ready.
The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.
When asked whether the unlucky number of 13 in the coming year was something to be concerned about, a resounding 97 percent of respondents answered, ‘who cares.’
The New Year’s confetti that blankets Times Square at the start of every year has been put to the test, and is now ready to go airborne.