Celebrating New Year's Eve in Times Square - See the Complete Schedule!

8:12 PM to 8:17 PM
NBC's "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly": Musical Performance by Cassadee Pope / Cassadee Pope, recent winner of "The Voice", performs on the Nivea Kiss Stage.

8:34 PM to 8:40 PM
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Neon Trees -- Neon Trees performs a medley of their hit songs Animal, Lessons In Love and Everybody Talks on the Nivea Countdown Stage.

8:47 PM to 8:50 PM
Toshiba Executives introduce campaign "Helping the Helpers"
Representatives from Toshiba introduce their national campaign where nonprofit charities submit video entries to have the opportunity to win a Toshiba technology makeover.

8:52 PM to 8:55 PM
Nivea Vignette
Mario & Courtney Lopez present the winning couple of Nivea's #KissoftheYear contest on the Nivea Kiss Stage.

8:57 PM to 9:00 PM
Hourly Countdown with Anderson Cooper
As we approach the New Year, Anderson Cooper will appear at the Nivea Countdown Stage to wish the Times Square revelers "Happy New Year"; and lead the ten second countdown to the 9 o'clock hour accompanied by colorful pyrotechnic effects atop One Times Square. Anderson will also read some of the Confetti Wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight and share his wish for the New Year.

9:15 PM to 9:25 PM
FNC's "All American New Year": Musical Performance by "Million Dollar Quartet" Cast -- The cast of the hit musical "Million Dollar Quartet" performs Blue Suede Shoes, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On and Hound Dog on the Nivea Kiss Stage.

9:35 PM to 9:41 PM
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Carly Rae Jepsen -- Carly Rae Jepsen performs a medley of her hit songs This Kiss and Call Me Maybe on the Nivea Countdown Stage.

9:46 PM to 9:49 PM
Waterford Crystal Messages of Peace Toast
Waterford Crystal Master Craftsman, Jim O'Leary will give a toast sharing personal and meaningful messages of peace from people around the world. This year, 288 new Let There Be Peace crystal triangles engraved with the image of a dove with wings spread surrounded by a burst of sunlight were installed on the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball. As we welcome the New Year, doves are universal messengers of love and peace.

9:51 PM to 9:54 PM
Nivea Vignette
Two romantic revelers will be featured on the Nivea Kiss Stage for a special midnight practice Kiss ...3..2..1.., Kiss like a billion people are watching!

9:56 PM to 10:00 PM
Hourly Countdown Surprise Guest(s)
As we approach the New Year, a surprise guest(s) will appear at the Nivea Countdown Stage to wish the Times Square revelers "Happy New Year"; and lead the ten second countdown to the 10 o'clock hour accompanied by colorful pyrotechnic effects atop One Times Square. The surprise guest(s) will also read some of the Confetti Wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight and share his/her wish for the New Year.

10:02 PM to 10:10 PM
NIVEA This Kiss Contest Winner: Musical Performance by Tiffany Alvord
Tiffany Alvord, winner of Nivea's unsigned artist contest and online sensation with more than 255 million video views, performs her winning rendition of This Kiss and her original song My Heart Is on the Nivea Kiss Stage.

10:20 PM to 10:25 PM
USO's Liberty Bells Performance
The USO's Liberty Bells perform their popular A Military Salute to honor our Armed Forces on the Nivea Kiss Stage.

10:37 PM to 10:43 PM
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by PSY
PSY performs his hit song "Gangnam Style" on the Nivea Countdown Stage.

10:46 PM to 10:51 PM
WhyHunger and Hard Rock International's IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER Campaign -- In his iconic song IMAGINE, John Lennon asked all of us to picture a world free from hunger, this resolve to end hunger lives on today through the global IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER campaign. Representatives of WhyHunger talk about the campaign and their mission to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.

10:57 PM to 11:03 PM
Hourly Countdown with Raúl de Molina
As we approach the New Year, Raul de Molina will appear at the Nivea Countdown Stage to wish the Times Square revelers "Happy New Year"; and lead the ten second countdown to the 11 o'clock hour accompanied by colorful pyrotechnic effects atop One Times Square. Raul will also read some of the Confetti Wishes to be mixed into the confetti release at midnight and share his wish for the New Year.

11:03 PM to 11:12 PM
Univision's "¡Feliz 2013!: Doce Uvas, Doce Deseos": Musical Performance by Yuri -- Yuri performs two of her hit songs on the Nivea Kiss Stage.

11:15 PM to 11:20 PM
The Associated Press Presents 2012 News Reel Highlights
The Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news gathering organization, presents a news reel highlighting some of the major events of 2012.

11:38 PM to 11:46 PM
ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve": Musical Performance by Taylor Swift -- Taylor Swift performs a medley of her hit songs I Knew You Were Trouble and We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together on the Nivea Countdown Stage.

11:56 PM to 11:59 PM
Special Performance of IMAGINE by Train
Train performs a special rendition of Imagine at the Nivea Kiss Stage just before midnight.

11:59 PM
The Sixty-Second Countdown
The Times Square 2013 Special Guest and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg push the Waterford crystal button that signals the descent of the New Year's Eve Ball, and lead the final sixty-second countdown to the New Year on the Nivea Countdown Stage.

The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
The lighted Ball descends 70 feet in sixty seconds. The Ball is a geodesic sphere, twelve feet in diameter, weighing 11,875 pounds. The Ball is covered with 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles and lit by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDs.

12:00 AM -- New Year's Day
2013 Sign -- At the stroke of Midnight, the lights on the New Year's Eve Ball are turned off as the numerals of the New Year "2013" burst to life shining high above Times Square. / Times Square Confetti Release and Pyrotechnic Effects

The world-famous New Year's Eve confetti is released from the rooftops of buildings throughout Times Square creating a celebratory blizzard of colorful confetti as revelers welcome the New Year accompanied by colorful pyrotechnic effects.

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