By Brendan Krisel, Patch Staff

 

Whether you're going to Times Square or watching from home, here's what you need to know about this New Year's Eve celebration.

 

NEW YORK, NY — As the world gets ready to celebrate the coming of a new decade, New York City officials expect millions of people to flock to Times Square to bring in 2020.

 

The annual Times Square ball drop is one of the world's largest and most historic New Year's celebrations. About 2 million people generally spend their New Year's Eve cooped up in a spectator cage in Times Square, with millions more watching at home on T.V. No matter where you'll be, Patch has you covered.

 

Here's a guide covering everything you need to know about New York City's official New Year's 2020 celebrations in Times Square.

 

Getting to Times Square:

 

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