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.
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