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New Year’s Around the World – Celebrate in Detroit

This year is going to be a bit different for sure. One way you can make New Year’s Eve special and educational this year is to celebrate New Year’s Eve each hour with citizens all over the world. Talk to your child(ren) about why we have time zones and how the Earth rotates on its axis.



5 am: Celebrate the first New Year in the world with the citizens of Christmas Island at 5 am.
6 am: Celebrate at 6 am along with the citizens of Auckland, New Zealand.
7 am: Anadyr, Russia
8 am: Melbourne & Victoria, Australia
9 am: Brisbane, Australia
10 am: Tokyo, Japan
11:00 am Shanghai, China 
12:00 pm Jakarta, Indonesia 
1 pm: Dhaka, Bangladesh 
2 pm: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
3 pm: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4 pm: Moscow, Russia 
5 pm: Cairo, Egypt
6 pm: Brussels, Belgium
7 pm: London, England – You can see in 2021 with an online NYE event hosted on BBC One.
8 pm: Praia, Cape Verde
9 pm: King Edward Point
10 pm: Buenos Aires, Argentina
11 pm: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
12 Midnight Detroit and New York

You can plan special activities to fill the time in between each hour, such as keeping a balloon in the air for as long as you can, watching a movie, playing board games, making a meal or a special treat as a family and more.

10 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Your Family at Home.