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A lot of cities around the country may have canceled or scaled back their New Year’s Eve plans but North Carolina’s capital celebration will still go on.

Raleigh’s famous acorn with still be dropping at midnight on December 31 downtown at the City Plaza. The city of Raleigh announced restrictions to keep the event safe. The event is outdoor and some indoor activities feature multiple attractions, performances and more.

If you are looking for NYE plans the state’s capital might be your move.

Early countdown at 7 PM: Don’t worry about keeping the kids out too late to ring in the new year. They can enjoy all of the excitement early in the evening. Join Paperhand Puppet Intervention for the People’s Procession beginning at 6 p.m. and watch the acorn drop and fireworks at 7 p.m.

Disco roller rink: Get ready to groove (or fall trying!) on roller skates this year! Bring your own skates or rent them at the Disco Roller Rink on Fayetteville Street at Morgan Street.

Funky Ferris Wheel: Enjoy a bird’s eye view of downtown Raleigh with your loved ones on this year’s brand new Ferris wheel. The Ferris wheel will be open on Dec. 31 from 2 to 11 p.m. on Fayetteville Street at West Hargett.

Art Installation: Creos’ interactive art piece, provided by The Downtown Raleigh Alliance, is located on Fayetteville Street at City Plaza. See it from 2 to 11 p.m.

Sleigh Rides: Keep the holiday spirit going with a fun and picturesque horse-drawn sleigh ride, courtesy of Gold Leaf Carriages. Rides are from 8 to 11 p.m. on Morgan Street at Fayetteville Street.

Midnight Acorn Drop

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