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Gatherings in Kalamazoo, across US to ring in new year
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - All across the U.S., people are gathering together to ring in the new year.
In Kalamazoo, thousands are celebrating New Year's Fest--an event full of music, food, and family fun.
Despite the cold, people are keeping a good attitude, and at midnight, everyone will gather outside City Hall to see the ball drop.
Organizers and participants alike couldn't be happier with the festival, saying it has something for everyone.
Churches, businesses, and public spaces open up for the big festival.
There's plenty to do and see, from meeting some Disney princesses to Legos.
We caught a model of downtown Kalamazoo in Lego, looking much warmer than tonight.
In efforts to keep warm, partiers danced to tuba music, or retreated indoors to hear some warm jazzy tunes.
Now, it's all eyes on 2014, with people waiting for dozens of twinkling lights to drop, and the fireworks to follow.
We asked a few attendees what their new year's resolutions were.