12 Ways to Ring in 2015 This New Year’s Eve

There will be plenty of great events happening all across the area this New Year's Eve. Here are a few ways you can ring in 2015.

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The second annual mushroom drop in Kennett Square is here! To celebrate 2015, the town opts out of the cliched ball drop and, instead, drops a giant 8-foot mushroom.
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The home of PEEPS in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania will ring in the New Year with its 6th annual PEEPSFEST. A 4.5-foot tall, 85-pound yellow peep will 'descend from its perch" at 5:15 p.m. accompanied by fireworks.
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Camden's Adventure Aquarium will host a family-friendly New Year's event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The aquarium will feature animal exhibits and a countdown dance party.
Fireworks will light up the sky twice on New Year's Eve along the Delaware River. First at 6 p.m. and again at midnight. The show is free!
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The Battleship New Jersey will host a celebration of the new year with music, food and drinks during both the 6 p.m. and midnight firework shows on the Delaware River.
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Celebrate 2015 in style with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Led by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the orchestra will throw a NYE concert that will finish just before midnight.
Xfinity Live!, the large mix of restaurants located just a stone's throw from the stadiums in South Philadelphia, will host seven parties in and around the building. New Year's celebrations will be broadcast on 75 TVs during the party. Ticket prices vary.
Ocean City, New Jersey will host Ocean City First Night, a 6-hour event starting at 4 p.m. with vendors and live entertainment.
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The Westin in Wilmington, Delaware will host a black and silver party with a three-hour open bar and appetizers.
Longwood Gardens will have live performances and an open air fountain show set to holiday music. The festivities kick off at 2 p.m. and wrap up around 9 p.m.
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Family fun all around at the Please Touch Museum. For the younger crowd (the very, very young crowd), the museum will have a "Countdown 2 Noon" and celebrate the new year 12 hours early. There will be music and activities at noon and 1 p.m. December 31.
NEW YEAR'S DANCE FEVER! Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino will have an open bar, live music and a champagne toast at midnight. The annual Delaware River fireworks can be seen from the waterfront casino.
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