Bermuda Onion Up & Ready To Drop In 2016

December 31, 2015

[Updated with video] With just a few hours left until the beginning of a new year, the traditional Bermuda Onion has been raised in St George’s and is ready to drop at the stroke of midnight to welcome in 2016.

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The New Year’s Eve celebration in the east end is set to kick off at around 8.30pm this evening [Dec 31], with the entertainment to include Samantha Smith, Prestege, Rockfire, DJ Black Lion, fireworks, and of course the Bermuda Onion drop.

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The onion drop is a Bermudian twist on the traditional New Year’s countdowns, with New York known for its apple drop, Florida has been known to drop a giant tangerine, while the state of Georgia has dropped a peach.

Update: Video of the Onion dropping

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