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New Year's Celebration returns to Main Street


    This year the popular New Year’s Eve celebration on Main Street in Jasper has a few new additions, with admission to the bash free of charge to all attendees.
    The fireworks display, live DJ and ball drop at midnight are returning, but vendors, performers and other activities have been brought on board to spice things up.
    This year the event will feature a wide variety of food available for purchase with unique items like curry chicken, lobster quesadillas and tacos, whoopee pies and more. There will also be a mechanical bull, a bouncy house, a performance by Elvis & the Hound dogs, free gifts, a photo booth, a big screen video and more. New Year’s party favors will also be available for purchase.
    The party starts at 7 p.m. with Elvis and the Hounddogs to perform at 9 p.m.. The ball drop and fire works happen at midnight.  DJ Dano will play music throughout the evening.
    The event is funded thought the hotel/motel tax, with many of the activities sponsored by local businesses.