View Full Version : New Year’s Eve Party at Uptown Station

12-13-2010, 10:52 AM
Uptown Station are partnering with the Uptown Shopping District and Cox Media to host a “It’s Midnight Somewhere” event on December 31st at 6pm.

The afternoon will commence at 2pm with live music on stage from the Playground Big Band who will provide entertainment all afternoon.

Food will be available from the A La Carte Restaurant, who have recently opened in Uptown Station, and Holiday beverages for adults and Children will available from Wine World Outlet.

There will be special appearance by Sponge Bob Square Pants, courtesy of Cox Media, and kids will be able to have their photos taken with Sponge Bob.

The afternoon is aimed at being a ‘Kid Friendly’ New Year’s Celebration to enable the whole family to celebrate without having to stay up too late. There will be Ball Drop from the top of Florida’s Tallest Flagpole (170’) at 6pm - which is Midnight GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) or UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), the point from which all time is regulated.

A huge 15’ diameter illuminated ball is being constructed by Uptown Station’s Landscape Team specially for the event.

The ball drop (AT 6PM) will be accompanied by fireworks on the giant screen at Uptown Station’s Central Park.