Detroit's New Years Eve party 'The Drop' canceled this year

New Years Eve party in Detroit 2017. (Photo: Davslens Photography)
New Years Eve party in Detroit 2017. (Photo: Davslens Photography)

Detroit's big New Years Eve party isn't happening this year.

Motor City NYE The Drop has been canceled with plans to return next year, according to the official website.

The event has been held annually since 2009, originally held at Campus Martius Park, but recently moved to Beacon Park. Event organizers estimated more than 30,000 attended the event last year.

“We launched The DROP in 2010 to draw attention to the city’s mounting revival,” says Jerrid Mooney, event co-founder in a statement. “Now, downtown is so awash with activity that event logistics and timing for our ever-growing celebration became an issue. We feel focusing on MCNYE 2020 will allow us to maintain and surpass our high standards.”

The annual event rings in the new year with music, family friendly activities, local vendors and of course, a ball drop. 

The official site says "The DROP will be back bigger than ever on December 31, 2019."

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