NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Nashville Mayor John Cooper is reminding residents and visitors planning to attend the city's New Year's Eve celebration they will need to volunteer proof of vaccination or a negative test to attend the festivities.
Mayor Cooper praised the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. for "working hard" to keep the event safe while celebrating together, saying "Everyone wishing to enter the event site at the Bicentennial Mall will be required to show proof of negative test or volunteer proof of COVID-19 vaccination."
The celebration, dubbed New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash will be aired nationally, featuring nearly 50 performers including Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown Band, and Dan + Shay. The night will be capped-off by the Music Note drop and fireworks display.
“From the very beginning, our goal was for Nashville to be the Central Time zone celebration on national television and rival New York City,” said Butch Spyridon, President and CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. “We are thrilled to share music from our Nashville superstars in a national broadcast that will carry immense marketing value as we rebuild momentum as a global destination.
Gates for the event at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park open at 4 p.m. on December 31.
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