News & Events

Dec
16
NEW YEAR'S EVE IN FLORIDA & THE U.S.

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Here's a look at the facts, fads, and stats from New Year's Eve in Florida and the U.S.




275 is the average long-distance trip in miles over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday


(Source: Bureau ofTransportation Statistics).



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1907 was the year the first ball drop took place in Times Square, NY, NY.


(Source: Times Square District Management Association).



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71 is the average high in Fahrenheit for
Bradenton, Florida in January (US Climate Data).



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100,000,000 is the number of Americans that said they would be dining out


or taking food to go on New Year's Eve 2011 (National Restaurant Association).


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1,311,900 is the number of cases of champagne/sparkling wine consumed in Florida


in 2014 (Source: The Beverage Information Group).


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44 is the percent of American adults that planned to kiss someone


at midnight New Year's Eve 2011 (Source: Rasmussen Reports).


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Zillion is the amount of trips that VIP guests can make to


the New Year's Eve buffet at PIER 22! RSVP by phone 941.748.8087!


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