The 2015 "Downtown Countdown" takes place Thursday December 31, New Years Eve, on SW 2nd St between SW 2nd and SW 5th in Ft. Lauderdale. Festivities start at 4:30pm and continue into the New Year, officially ending at 1am.
Sponsored by the City of Ft. Lauderdale, the Ft. Lauderdale Downtown Countdown is a family and kid friendly event, between 4:30pm and 8pm. There is a special "countdown" for the kids at 7pm. Expect a full festival atmosphere with family fun, including games, DJ, street fair activity, all in advance of the adult evening activities running into the late night.