If you go
Famously Hot New Year
When: Dec. 31, with attractions opening as early as 12 p.m.
Where: The corner of Main and Gervais streets
Cost: Free, with certain events, attractions and refreshments at an extra cost. VIP tickets are $125.
What you cannot bring to FHNY:
Weapons of any kind
Backpacks of any kind
Food or beverage of any kind
Alcohol (beer, wine and champagne will be sold at the event)
Containers or coolers of any kind
Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles (exceptions for people with mobility limitations)
Fireworks and explosives
Instruments and laser pointers
Chairs, tables, lawn or other furniture
Pets (except service dogs)
No illegal vending is permitted—no unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
Dec. 30: 10 a.m.: eastbound lanes of 1100 and 1200 blocks of Gervais Street closed.
Dec. 31: 8 a.m.: westbound lanes of 1100 & 1200 blocks of Gervais Street closed. 1200 block of Main Street closed south of parking garage entrance and 1300 blocks of Main closed. 4 p.m.: Remainder of 1200 block of Main Street and 1100 and 1200 blocks of Lady Street closed.
Jan. 1: 8 a.m.: All streets reopen.Handy guides for FHNY
Click here for information on where to park
Click here to find out more about the music
Click here to find out more about food and drink available, and the VIP Absolut Crescent Lounge
Click here for a guide to Champagne from local experts