Cherry DropPossum DropCheese DropPelican DiveMt. Olive Pickle DropMoonPie DropLittle Apple DropConch Shell DropCarp DropWalleye Madness
An illuminated cherry hovers over Traverse City, Mich., during the CherryT Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve.
Clay Logan hosts the New Year’s Eve Possum Drop in Brasstown, N.C.
A fireman helps hoist an oversized cheese wedge during New Year’s Eve festivities in Plymouth, Wis.
A pelican named Pensy dives during the New Year’s Eve celebration in Pensacola, Fla.
Children pose with a pickle like one that plunges into a redwood tank during the Mt. Olive (N.C.) New Year’s Eve Pickle Drop.
In Mobile, Ala., a giant MoonPie ushers in the New Year.
A shiny apple drops from atop Varney’s bookstore in Manhattan, Kan., at midnight on Dec. 31.
At Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, Fla., a conch shell descends on New Year’s Eve.
A frozen carp named Lucky is the center of attention on New Year’s Eve in Prairie du Chien, Wis.
A 20-foot-long fiberglass fish descends in Port Clinton, Ohio, during Walleye Madness at Midnight.