Owosso Block Party, Ball Drop, Just Like Being In NYC
Wind, Rain in Times Square But No Umbrellas Seen in Owosso
Updated at 11:02am 1/1/19 - Posted by Owosso Now at 2:38am 1/1/19
Washington Street in downtown Owosso was shoulder-to-shoulder just ahead of midnight on New Year's Eve, as hundreds came downtown to ring in the new year at the second annual Owosso NYE Block Party and Ball Drop.
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The festivities officially began at 10pm, but it wasn't until closer to midnight that things really wound up. In addition to the NYC-esque ball drop, the evening also included fireworks, a DJ and ice skating. And just as it was in Times Square on New Year's Eve, the forecast for downtown Owosso included rain and even the threat of snow, but it didn't dampen spirits and it didn't stop the party.
Randy Woodworth captured the photo above of party-goers minutes before the start of the new year. While it was wet underfoot, umbrellas were folded up so revelers could raise a cup.
The start of the new year is the right time to renew, refresh and rebuild. Whether it was awful or great, it's time to #EraseThe8. Welcome to 2019. Have a blessed year!
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