In many countries, New Year’s Eve is celebrated at evening parties, where many people dance, eat, drink, and watch or light fireworks. Some Christians attend a watchnight service. The celebrations generally go on past midnight into New Year’s Day, 1 January.
In the United States, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with formal parties and concerts, family-oriented activities, and large public events such as firework shows and “drops”.
Take a look at these intimate found photos from EspressoBuzz to see how a Japanese-American family celebrated the New Year’s Eve around 1955-1956.