Friday, August 5 2022

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Greeneville’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration will return to downtown this year.

Midnight on Main will include live entertainment, a ball drop followed by fireworks and more starting at 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

The event will take place along two blocks of Main Street, between Summer and Church streets. A street dance with a DJ will begin at 8 p.m. near the intersection of Principale and Dépôt streets. Party favors, such as noisemakers and hats, will be given out while supplies last.

The General Morgan Inn will provide meals and overnight accommodations, but reservations are required. The hotel will also host a “kids zone” in its ballroom.

Next door, the Catalyst Coffee Company will host “Karaoke at the Catalyst,” also starting at 8 p.m. It will be followed by live music at 9:30 p.m.

Live music will also take place at the Capitol Theater at 8 p.m. At 9:30 p.m., the theater will present the 1989 romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally.”

As midnight approaches, Mayor WT Daniels will lead a ceremony where people’s New Year’s resolutions will be placed inside the balloon which will be dropped at midnight. Resolutions can be submitted at the event near the intersection of Main and Depot. They can also be submitted online by visiting

For more information on Midnight on Main, visit

Last year’s celebration took place practically due to the pandemic.


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