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New Year's Eve Ball Drop

The Ball Drop on New Year's Eve is a great time. A laser show shines over the Depot Plaza all evening and a round of fireworks will shoot from the top of the Hynds Building at midnight.

Ball Drops

The Ball Drop celebration begins at 11 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Great parties, lots of fun events and friendly people will mark this auspicious occassion. We hope you make it!

Read what a travel blogger wrote about the event

Depot Plaza ball drop

In the Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue

from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ...

DJ Music
Ball Drop


Kids New Years Eve

In the Depot Lobby, West 15th Street and Capitol

from 4-6 p.m. ...

Kiddos won't have to miss out on the festivities of New Year's Eve just because their bedtime is way before midnight. Headed by the Children's Museum of Cheyenne, the event will be just for kids with: 

Fun Events
Food and Drink

Then, at 6 p.m., the kids will enjoy their own ball drop on the Plaza with a mini fireworks display! 


New Years champagne

In the Depot Lobby, West 15th Street and Capitol

from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ...

A fun evening in the Depot is planned for New Year's Eve, including appetizers, a cash bar, live music & dancing and party favors! 

Then, at midnight is the ball drop on the plaza with a fireworks show. The party then continues in the Depot Lobby until 1 a.m. 



Watch these videos so you can see what past year's event was like. This year, plans are for fireworks at midnight, making the drop of the ball even more exciting. Scroll down the page for some great hotel rates in town for that entire weekend, as low as $59. If you can't make it to the ball drop, watch it live here on this website.






What to Expect at the Ball Drop


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Thousands of people gather for the celebration. People are enthusiastic, cheering, blowing horns, shouting good wishes, kissing and hugging. 
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A glittering ball is suspended from a crane. 
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This crane is telescoped 75 feet into the air over the Depot Plaza. 
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The ball gently drops to the ground at the stroke of midnight, when fireworks explode, the Depot clock flashes and laser lights glitter.      
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The glow of 200 pounds of LED lights is a bright reminder of the hopes we have for the new year!