At midnight, the ball drops in Times Square for New Year’s Eve and we move from 2015 into 2016. It’s time to say goodbye to old habits and bring in the new. But first, let’s watch that ball drop. And, we’ve got all the different ways to watch the action online, including via the official live stream posted above via TimesSquareNYC.org. The above live stream provides commercial-free webcast coverage of the festivities leading up to the Ball Drop at midnight, including backstage access, behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with revelers, performers and other celebrities. You do not need to have cable for this live stream. Websites that the live coverage of the ball drop can be viewed on for free include:
To watch the ball drop on your phone, you can download the Times Square Ball App with the live six and a half hour coverage on your mobile device. You can download the app on iTunes or Google Play. For even more information on the app, click here.
The show will begin at 6:00 p.m. ET and will end at 12:15 a.m. ET. There will be live musical performances and music artist Jessie J will perform several of her hits, along with John Lennon’s “Imagine” just before midnight. Singer Daya will perform her song “Hide Away”.
To follow all the coverage of New Year’s Eve in Times Square on Instagram, click here.
Other live streams that are available for tonight’s big event are listed below.