New Year's Eve fireworks in Alexandria, Baltimore, Annapolis

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BALTIMORE (AP) - New Year's Eve fireworks displays are planned for cities around the mid-Atlantic region.

Fireworks will light up both Baltimore's Inner Harbor and the Potomac River near Alexandria, Va., at midnight. The city of Annapolis is also planning fireworks at both 7:30 p.m. and midnight.


First Night Alexandria
First Night Alexandria is a family celebration of the new year through the performing arts. Coffee shops, retail stores, hotels, museums and public buildings are turned into performance venues to showcase incredible local and regional talent.

Watch Night in Fall Church
Ring in the New Year with FREE family-friendly festivities at the 15th Annual Watch Night New Year's Eve Celebration in the City of Falls Church. With events and entertainment both indoors and outdoors, The Little City's celebration is unique because it is free and open-to-the-public.

The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA
This dinner-theater style music venue will offer a variety of performances on New Year’s Eve. Partyers can enjoy music from The Seldom Scene, The Hot Seats and Tim Finch & Eastman String Band.

The Kennedy Center: A Jazz New Year’s Eve
2012 goes out with a bang when singer/pianist Freddy Cole and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band usher in 2013. Terrace Theater.

The Kennedy Center: Cheyenne Jackson
Ring in the New Year with Broadway, film, and television star Cheyenne Jackson in suave and stylish performances of the cool sounds of the '50s and '60s. Concert Hall.