Salisbury ready to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020

Downtown Salisbury will ring in the New Year – and a new decade — with the seventh annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, presented by Gillis Gilkerson. 

Starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, the night will be filled with live music by AMP Studios and the Tops Cut Off DJ Team, plus special guest acts, giveaways and confetti at midnight.

New Year’s Eve SBY Ball Drop will be located in the new Town Square in front of the Downtown Salisbury parking garage complete with a full stage, and a 4.5-foot-wide ball lit with thousands of LED lights.

The outdoor stage will feature a huge jumbotron countdown screen plus confetti and the ball drop at midnight, lowered by the Salisbury Fire Department tower truck. 

Beer, wine and champagne will be available for purchase outside. Warm drinks and snacks will also be available from local food trucks Malibu’s Beach Eats and Phat Boyz Catering.  Free parking will be available in the parking garage.  

The event will end just after midnight when the ball is dropped.

New Year’s Eve SBY Ball Drop is produced by The Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District on behalf of the city of Salisbury.

New Year’s Eve SBY Ball Drop is a free, all-ages, family-friendly event. For more information and updates, visit

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