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Central Park Fireworks and NYRR Midnight Run

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

10:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Kick off the new year at the Midnight Run presented by Emerald Nuts.

Countdown the celebration with live music, dancing, fireworks and a costume parade and contest.

The 4-mile unscored run with New York Road Runners begins at the stroke of midnight when the fireworks display blasts in the sky. 

Fireworks display last for 15 minutes. Grab some free snacks from Emerald Nuts!


Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park Accessible
(Nearest entrance at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue)
Directions to this location


Pre-run festivities and fireworks display are free and open to the public. Midnight Runners' prices on the day of the event: NYRR members $60, Non-members $65. Please link on the link below for advance pricing.


New Year's Eve

Directions to Central Park

Central Park Weather

  • Tue
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries

7-day forecast

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