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New Year's festivities in West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There are many things going on around West Michigan this week to ring in the New Year.

In Kalamazoo the 28th Annual New Year's Fest is offering more than 70 family-friendly entertainment options for people of all ages. There will be live music, impersonators, jugglers and comedy acts.

The night wraps up with a New Year's Eve ball drop from the steps of city hall at 11:45. Fireworks start at midnight.

New Year's Fest is centrally located at Bronson Park. Admission is available for 5-dollars.

In Grand Rapids there are dozens of parties and live entertainment at the different bars and other venues around the city.

Multi-platinum singer, song writer and rapper Iyaz will be performing in Rosa Parks Circle stage, along with some other famed artists.

Just like in New York, the ball will drop in Grand Rapids at midnight. Admission is free.

It's not too late to make a reservation for New Year's festivities at The BOB in Grand Rapids. General admission is $20. That gives you access to all three floors.

There are also party packages for those who want to also enjoy some good food and a comedy show. This event starts at 6:00 p.m. on New Year's Eve.