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Hot New Year's Eve Party 2012

The 2012 Hot New Year's Eve Party brought to you by Fifth Third Bank is almost here!

What's new this year? The Davenport University Concert Stage is moving from Rosa Parks Circle to Monroe Avenue, between Pearl Street and Louis Street.

The Bud Light Happy Hour Concert Line-up:

6:30pm - 105.3 HOT-FM West Michigan Band Contest Winner (check back for details)

7:15pm - Downtown Fiction

8:15pm - The Ready Set

9:30pm - DJ Curtis Avison & DJ Justin Kung

10:45pm - The Romantics

Midnight - New Year's Eve Ball Drop powered by Consumers Energy

12:02am - Encore performance by The Romantics

Warm your bones inside the large warming tent on Louis Street provided by Consumers Energy.

You will be able to get an up-close picture of your favorite artist courtesy of the J&H Family Stores Photo Lane. Just go to any of the West Michigan J&H Family Stores location after December 22 to pick up your photo lane wristband.

Free DASH bus service will be provided from 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Free parking will be available in the lots 7, 8 & 9 between GVSU and Bridge St on the west side of the river. The DASH will stop for pickups and dropoffs at Michigan & Monroe, Pearl St (in front of Sundance Grill) and Ionia & Oakes.

Thank you to all the sponsors who make this event possible: Fifth Third Bank, Bud Light, Consumers Energy, Davenport University, McDonald's, J&H Family Stores, Rockford Construction, Westmaas Electric, and Corporate Sound.

Thank you to the City of Grand Rapids for supporting the event for another year!


Lineup: The Romantics, The Ready Set, The Downtown Fiction

New: Stage is going to be set up on Monroe Ave between Pearl and Louis and ice skating will be open. Local band will open and will be chosen by the public.



GRNow's Ring in 2012 New Year's Eve Guide

Saturday, December 31, 2011
06:00 PM
10:00 AM


Monroe Avenue, between Louis and Pearl
Louis NW & Monroe NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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