Did you know?
The Waterford Ball is 12 feet in diameter and weighs 11,875 pounds.
The Waterford ball is covered with 2,688 Waterford crystal panels that vary in size and range in length from 4.75 inches to 5.75 inches per side.
The Waterford Ball is illuminated by 32,256 LEDs, resulting in an incredible glow that lights up Time Square.
The Ball is capable of displaying a palette of more than 16 million vibrant colours and billions of patterns that creates a spectacular kaleidoscope effect atop One Times Square.
More than one billion people throughout the world tune in to see the New Year’s Eve Ball drop in Times Square.