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If you're looking forward to making 2024 NYE plans in the Carolinas, chances are you'll encounter an interesting item being dropped from the sky…
From giant blueberries and acorns to life-size pig cutouts and a pair of flip flops, we're reporting on the most interesting NYE ball drops in the Carolinas. If you're looking for 2024 NYE plans, we're positive you'll find one of these next options enticing!
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Newport NC: Operation Pig Drop
Winner: Best Free 2024 NYE Plans in NC | North Carolina is BBQ nation — are you really that surprised that we're paying our respects to a descending pig on New Year's Eve? All hail porky!
The Newport Pig Drop takes place at the Newport Community Park from 5-6:30 PM on December 31, making it a great family-friendly option for the early-to-bed crew. Enjoy FREE cookies, hot chocolate, and good music to bring in the new year!
Traveling with kids? The Fort Benjamin Park Recreation Center is one of the best playgrounds in North Carolina — guaranteed to be a great time passer for a day trip to Newport!