Midnight On Main New Year's Eve Celebration
- Midnight On Main New Year's Eve Celebration
- 12/31/2019, 7:00 PM
Ring in 2020 with live music, dancing, food, champagne, fireworks and more. Our family friendly party includes kids activities, a street dance at the intersection of Depot and Main, and free party favors, while supplies last. A big THANK YOU goes to our venues: General Morgan Inn, Capitol Theatre, Catalyst Coffee Company, and sponsors Waste Industries, John Deere Power Products, ArtaZn, Gosnell's Stereo & Music, Popcorn Video and Alliance AutoGas. More details coming soon!
The Town of Greeneville announces plans for the sixth annual Midnight On Main celebration beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, in downtown.
The party covering two blocks of Main Street will ring in 2020 and conclude the 150th anniversary of President Andrew Johnson’s return home from Washington.
“As we reflect on a special year for our community, we also can look forward to all the good things 2020 might bring,” said organizer Amy Rose, Public Relations Manager for the Town of Greeneville.
Both indoor and outdoor music, dancing and food are part of the family-friendly celebration, with a highlight being the ball drop and countdown to midnight fireworks.
FOUR INDOOR VENUES
Midnight on Main has grown to four indoor venues, with the addition last year of a Kids Zone at First Presbyterian Church. Free admission to the church fellowship hall features carnival games provided by volunteers from First Christian Church.
The three founding venues of Midnight On Main – General Morgan Inn, The Capitol Theatre, and Catalyst Coffee Company – also have great plans to ring in 2020, Rose said.
Admission to the General Morgan Inn for the party package is $35 for ages 21 or older. Plans include a live performance by Ivy Road at 7 p.m., dance party led by DJ Robbie Britton at 9 p.m., hors d’oeuvres, party favors, and a champagne toast.
The historic hotel will offer two other packages for dinner or an overnight stay. Reservations are required by calling 423-787-1000.
The Capitol Theatre is planning a party for kids with admission of $5. Here are the details from their Facebook page: Doors open at 7PM. Event ends at 11:30PM. Families can come together or we offer a Drop-off/Pick-up option at the box office for a time limit of 2 hours. It MUST be the same person that drops-off the child that will pick-up the child as they will be given a wrist band with the parents info. IDs will be checked to verify. Kids Music and a glow stick dance (glow sticks included in ticket cost) in the auditorium, Pictures and fun with some of their favorite characters like princesses and superheroes (pictures included in ticket cost), Games in the Lobby for older kids who may not want to dance, Pizza, snacks, and so much more! (Food not included in ticket cost).
Catalyst Coffee Company will feature “Karaoke at the Catalyst” from 7 to 8:30 p.m., followed by live music from Josh Miller, Chris Karlson and more until midnight. Admission is free. Warm food and drinks will be available.
A street dance will begin at 7 p.m. near the intersection of Main and Depot streets. Popular songs of 2019 and other dance hits will be played by Robbie Rigney, DJ/MC with Now Event Group.
New Year’s Resolutions can be made at the Resolution Station, leading up to a special ceremony by Mayor W.T. Daniels.
“Everyone who writes down a wish for 2020 can watch the Mayor place those wishes inside the ball and a bucket truck raise them toward the sky,” Rose said. “As partygoers count down from 10, the lighted ball will drop signaling the start of the new year and a spectacular fireworks show above Main and Depot.”
The public is reminded that alcoholic beverages will not be allowed on the street during this event.