Motor City New Year’s Eve “The Drop.” Compuware’s elegant atrium will host the event that’s to be more than just a party; it’s a new start and tradition for Detroit.
“Detroit is a resurgent city, and there’s never been a better time to join together to commemorate its spirit,” stated Jerrid Mooney, co-founder, Motor City New Year’s Eve The Drop. "New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to celebrate the momentum of Detroit’s rebirth while feeding off of the positive vibe and opportunity in our city."
The “D” Party
The party starts at 9 p.m. and continues until 4:00 a.m. Fox 2’s Anqunette Jamison will emcee the evening and entertainment will be provided by DJ A.D. Cruze and DJ Tom T.
A general admission ticket to the event includes hors d’oeuvres from Green Earth Food Company, open bar until 2:00 a.m. (cash bar until 4 a.m.), midnight champagne toast and party favors. Private cabanas are also available for reservation, but spaces are limited. Cabanas include complimentary valet, bottle service, coat check and eight event tickets.
General admission tickets are $85 until Dec. 31 and $100 at the door. Cabanas can be reserved for $1,200.
Dress code for the event is semi-formal cocktail attire.
The “D” Drop
Fabricated by Fire House Neon in Stockbridge, Mich., the 6’ tall and 4’ wide, 50 pound, old English “D” will be composed of white neon lights and black luan. Energen Electric of Dearborn, Mich. is donating electrical services to make the “D” drop possible. It will be located outside Compuware across from Campus Martius Park and at midnight, will drop 60 feet to bring the New Year in with a bang.
Additional information about the event can be found online, www.motorcitynye.com and Facebook page.