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New Year in USA

New Year is celebrated in the United States on Jan. 1, the first day of the Gregorian calendar. It is a federal holiday in the United States. Today, many people make resolutions to give bad deeds and the good life will continue. It's the time to remember the achievements and have fun in the new year. The new year is expected to bring good luck charm and people and that's why Americans love to celebrate the fun and pleasure.


New Year's Eve in United States

New Year's celebration is a gala affair for the people of the United States. They like to enjoy even the last minute of the year and welcome the New year with a jet. Midnight parties, luxury dining, live music and dancing are a perfect New Year's Eve party. Each year, a huge ball takes place in Times Square in New York. This new year is monitored by many Americans. One minute before New Year's Day, a lighted ball fell slowly from the top of a pole. Once the ball touches the ground, gives a signal of New Year and everybody hug and kiss each other wishing Happy New Year.


Moreover, many of New Year parties in America have a dress code or theme. People cover their faces with masks. They reveal when the clock strikes 12. To have some merriment with family members early in the new year, people prefer to celebrate in their homes. Many people watch television, promising to eat black-eyed peas and rice called Hoppin' John . There is also a tradition of opening champagne bottles as the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve


New Year Day Celebrations in United States

New Year's Day begin by wishing "Happy New Year", the nearest and dearest. People visit their families and sometimes even go on a picnic with them. New Year's Eve celebrations accelerated even more to see the famous Tournament of Roses. Parade theme varies each year. Today, the parade is followed by thousands of participants - marching bands, dancing and singing different. The queen of the tournament rides on a special float made from lacs of flowers. This is a very eye catching scene of the parade together. There is also a New Year's custom of playing the most famous football games as the Orange Bowl and Fiesta Bowl.