New Year’s Eve Salem : LAUNCH!

 

JAndrews Soc Palates - Balloon Drop

 

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016

4 pm to 6 pm, Old Town Hall

The first of TWO events to kick off the New Year at Old Town Hall, courtesy of the City of Salem, Salem Main Streets, and Creative Salem. For more information on LAUNCH – LIGHT IT UP, the late-night ticketed portion of the evening, see https://www.facebook.com/events/351275408584959/

LAUNCH!, our FREE family-friendly community event and countdown, returns for the 4th year!

Old Town Hall, 4-6 PM
$5 Suggested Donation
Family friendly launch to kick off the New Years as a community, including:
– Hat Making
– Photo Booth
– Silent kid’s disco (NEW this year!)
– Face Painting
– Arcade games with Bit Bar Salem (NEW this year!)
– Interactive art exhibit by Phil Wyman

EARLY COUNTDOWN RIGHT BEFORE 6PM!!

*Note – this portion of the evening is NOT ticketed.

 

For more information about New Year’s Eve Salem, contact Kylie Sullivan, Salem Main Streets Executive Director, at (978) 744-0004 or kylie@salemmainstreets.org, or follow Salem Main Streets on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

 

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  13 Responses to “New Year’s Eve Salem : LAUNCH!”

  1. I can’t tell if those are helium balloons being let go, or just blown up balloons being thrown out the windows, but I do want to send the message that balloons should not be released into the environment, as they kill and harm wildlife who think the pieces are food. Please see balloonsblow.org.

  2. Thank you for the feedback! They were just blown up (rather than helium) and were always collected and disposed of immediately after, but our local environmental groups have also helped us learn more about the long-term impacts of balloons in landfills. This year, we will be using a combination of paper whirligigs, paper airplanes, and beachballs!

  3. Hi, Is the whole event outside or portions of it indoors?

    Thanks.

    Jenn

  4. Hi Jenn – The event is actually indoors in Old Town Hall. We only go outside for the countdown at 6 pm!

  5. Any fireworks?

  6. Is parking free on New Year’s Eve and will there be bathrooms available to the public?

  7. Normal parking rules apply, which means that all parking meters and lots will be free after 6 pm, parking garage rates still apply.

  8. Also, bathrooms are available in Old Town Hall, so will be accessible to the public during the free LAUNCH portion of the night (4 pm to 6 pm) and to ticketgoers for the “Light It Up” portion (9 pm to 12:30 am).

  9. No fireworks in Salem tonight.

  10. Parking was free today.

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