NYE Countdown

New Year’s Eve is only a few days away and that means the official forecast from WMBD weather is now available- and it’s a cold one! The 2017 NYE Countdown Presented by Better Built, the Union Construction Network is still going on as planned. We are going to move Dexter O’Neal and Funk Yard inside to the Carver Arena Coke Lobby, located right next to PNC Winterfest. All other events will take place as scheduled, including the outdoor ball drops and fireworks at midnight so bundle up and come downtown to Peoria’s biggest NYE Party!

Noon -9:00 pm – PNC Winterfest Open

6:00 pm – 12:15 am – Carver Arena Coke Lobby open for food, beverages and bathrooms

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm – Communication Junction Sing and Sign in the heated tent

6:55 pm – 7:00 pm – Family Ball Drop with Mark Welp WMBD WYZZ

10:00 pm – 11:50 pm –Dexter O’Neal and Funk Yard in the Carver Arena Coke Lobby

11:50 pm – 12:01 am – Midnight Ball Drop with Lauren Langer

12:01 am – Fireworks

Keep an eye on the weather forecast by visiting www.centralIllinoisproud.com or tune into WMBD & WYZZ News.



 Click here to check out PNC Winterfest on the LIVE webcam!

Thanks to our Title Sponsors!

The New Year’s Eve fireworks are sponsored by Illinois American Water.




PNC Winterfest