Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Downtown Gainesville! Begin the evening at Depot Park – music, a beautiful sunset, FIREWORKS, and more! Then take a 5-minute stroll down the glowing rainbow of lights lining SE 2nd and SE 3rd Streets to continue your evening at Bo Diddley Plaza with live music and the official countdown to 2019.
5p: Bring blankets and chairs and find a spot in Depot Park to enjoy the last sunset of 2018 while a DJ hosts a family-friendly dance party on the main stage blasting tunes and SNOW 360 degrees around the Hill.
6:30p: The fun continues in Depot Park with ‘Sparks in the Park,’ a 15-minute musically choreographed fireworks show over the main pond.
7p: Directly following the firework display, guests are invited to ‘GLOW Downtown,’ where SE 2nd & 3rd Street sidewalks, connecting Depot Park to Bo Diddley Plaza, will be lined with a glowing rainbow of lights leading to The Hippodrome Theatre. The walk is only 5-10 minutes and approximately 0.46 miles.