A New Year's kiss during the Times Square ball drop is a romantic dream for countless couples. But truth be told, isn't it a little cliché at this point?
Yes, you can make the trek across two states and then wait among throngs of tourists and hope to catch a glimpse of the crystal ball from way in the back.
Or you can stay local and ring in the New Year a little differently. Can you say Peep drop? Or Mushroom drop?
That's right, Pennsylvania's renowned for ringing in the New Year with its own creative drops.
In Bethlehem, the home of candy company Just Born, Inc., you can watch as a giant, illuminated, 400-pound Peep chick make its way down a pole during the 10th annual Peepfest. And you don't even have to stay up late for this unique drop, as it happens at 5:15 p.m. Monday.
If you're not a Peep person, you can always head over to Harrisburg, where a giant strawberry will descend on Market Square to accompanying fireworks.
In Kennett Square, people celebrate the area's mushroom-growing industry with a giant mushroom drop downtown.
Lebanon honors its Pennsylvania Dutch traditions by lowering a giant bologna, which this year will be carried by a new mascot: The Bologna Ranger.