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New York City Celebrates Good Riddance Day
December 28, 2023, 5:53.43 pm ET


Ahead of the ball drop in Times Square, they were setting fire to bad memories ahead of the New Year. It’s called Good Riddance Day, and the annual event had folks saying goodbye to dreaded things like COVID and cancer, while others took aim at bad vibes, spam phone calls and emails - even bad coffee.

A magician was also on hand to make 2023 disappear. Here’s to a better New Year in 2024. Let us know what you’d like to get rid of by posting below.

For a complete guide to this year's New Year's Eve celebration, click here.