If you haven’t firmed up your New Year’s plans yet, you might want to check out Baltimore’s Inner Harbor this December 31st. Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular, presented by The Baltimore Sun, takes place at the Inner Harbor on Saturday, December 31 from 9pm to 12:30am. The holiday event features live music throughout the evening and the official countdown to 2012 with a multicolored fireworks show at the stroke of midnight, 12am. Prior to the fireworks, the 8 ohms band performs funk and soul music starting at 9pm at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, located at Pratt and Light streets.
Produced by Pyrotecnico, the fireworks blast from two barges anchored in the waters of the harbor. The display is approximately 18 minutes and choreographed to Top 40 and festive holiday music. Visitors can view the fireworks from downtown attractions, restaurants, hotels, residences and surrounding areas, such as Federal Hill, Fell’s Point and Harbor East.
Additionally, Waterfront Partnership hosts its last Power Plant Holiday Light Show Spectacular of the season on December 31 at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 10pm and 11pm. The holiday light show features an unforgettable display of lights, lasers, fireworks and music. For more information, visit www.itsawaterfrontlife.org .
Certain area businesses are opened during the holiday on Saturday, December 31, 2011 and Sunday, January 1, 2012. Guests are encouraged to call ahead for holiday hours of operation and restaurant reservations.
And if you haven’t seen thePower Plant Holiday Light Show Spectacular at the Inner Harbor yet, make sure to check out this article’s attached video.
Whatever your plans, best wishes for a safe, happy, and prosperous 2012 everyone!
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(source: Baltimore City)