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Midnight On The Square – Mushroom Drop

December 31 - January 1, 2019

Excitement is brewing in Kennett Square!

Annual NYE Celebration

Come celebrate New Years Eve 2017 in downtown Kennett Square with family and friends!  Weather permitting (no wind) the lighted Mushroom will be raised 100′ above the center of State & Union Streets.

Laser Light Show begins at 6 PM   http://www.laserlightshow.org

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER – 6:30 PM the doors open at The Garage on S. Union Street for Children’s Entertainment by Dan & Gala (Favorites at The Mushroom Festival’s Children’s Stage).  Kennett Brewing will be serving Food, Beer & Wine also beginning at 6:30 PM.

On The Roll Food Truck will be serving food and drinks this year.


Entertainment beginning at 6:30 PM

  • 6:30   Vocalist Kevin Pierce
  • 7:15    Rose Project
  • 8:05    Longwood Performing Arts
  • 8:20    Becca Adele
  • 8:37    KMC Dancers
  • 8:45  “Raising” the Lighted Mushroom will take place
  • 10:00 Fred McCarthy during The Funsters break


“Raising” the Lighted Mushroom will take place at 8:45 pm

Brought back by popular demand – The Funsters on stage from 9 pm ’til 12:30 am.

Kennett Square restaurants and some shops will be open for Midnight in the Square.

Make your reservations now for a great NYE in Kennett Square at the following restaurants:

  • Grain
  • Kennett Brewing Company
  • Kennett Square Inn
  • La Maderia Bistro
  • LaVerona
  • Lily’s Asian Cuisine
  • Portabello’s

Parking is available at Exelon Way off E. Baltimore Pike and Kennett High School with free shuttle buses running from 6 pm to 1 am

Public Safety:  there are regulations on open containers in the Borough of Kennett Square.  Open container laws refer to anything regulating open alcohol containers in public or in vehicles. Adherence to the local laws is mandatory and will be enforced.  Bags will be checked at entrances.  No Back Packs allowed.

The event is a joint venture of the Kennett Area Restaurant and Merchants Associationand  Mushroom Festival, a nationally-recognized annual event held in September, always the weekend after Labor Day.

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December 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am
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