Join New York’s New Year’s Eve Party at Times Square
It is a well known observation that the festive New Year’s Eve party in the beautiful city of New York is the largest and most festive celebration all over the world. Every December 31st, people from all over head to Times Square, the crossroads of America, to witness the ball drop which marks the arrival of the New Year.
Despite having millions of visitors to the city in order to join the festivities for the New Year, billions are also watching on the television or computers all over the world, the events that are to take place at midnight. Being there live is on many people’s bucket list and if you are not living in the New York area this would mean taking a trip there. If you want to get to New York in style, you can forget about commercial travel and charter your very own jet.
Chartering a jet means you don’t have to stand in line for security checks and you simply follow your own schedule. So when you are heading to Times Square, New York to watch the ball drop, you fly in comfort with plenty of leg, head, and elbow room.
Although the people in New York were already gathering during the New Year since 1904, the first ball was dropped in the year 1907. The first ball, decorated with a hundred 25 watts bulbs was 5 feet in diameter and was made of wood and iron. It used to be only 700 pounds and it was the first among the seven balls that was to be used in the Times Square celebrations.
This New Year’s Eve ball today sits stop One Times square and you can see it each day of the year. This ball now weighs 6 tons and is 12 feet in diameter, and instead of 25 watt bulbs, it is now decorated with 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles and illuminated with over 32,000 Philips Luxeon LED’s.
Remember that this ball drop affair is actually an all evening affair that leads to the New Year. Hours before the ball is dropped to signal the start of the new year, they have a ceremony to light and raise the ball, and there are various performances before the midnight hour too. It is another fun thing to witness a ton of confetti dropped to the revelers on the street after the ball drop at midnight. It is great watching this on television but it is another thing to be there and to witness the fun and excitement of it all.
With a charter flight you not only were able to attend the festivities in Times Square, you were also able to enjoy a fast and stress free flight.
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