Buffalo’s 26th annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop and Fireworks – the second largest ball drop in New York State outside of New York City – will be held downtown outside the Electric Tower, 535 Washington St.

Singer Caitlin Koch will headline the show, beginning at 10:30 p.m., with the Channel 7 Eyewitness News Team joining DJ Jickster from 97 Rock to usher in 2014. The annual event attracts tens of thousands of people.