In Eastport, Maine,a sardine is dropped in a nod to the area's history in the herring fishing and canning industry. The eight-foot sardine, created by sculptor Bill Schaefer, is lowered from a three-story building at midnight. Can't make it to Maine? Watch it live this year on CNN.
The 14th annual pickle drop will be held at 7 p.m. (midnight Greenwich Mean Time) at the Mt. Olive Pickle Company in Mount Olive, North Carolina. About 3,000 people last year were treated to free pickles, a factory tour, and the pickle drop.