Grand New Year's Eve Celebration at St. Petersburg Coliseum, Tampa Bay Florida, All Ages Swing Dance with Live Music by The Jive Aces! Home Page Buy Tickets Band Info Photos Map and Directions

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of the Midnight Balloon Drop!

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
at the St. Petersburg Coliseum

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The first-ever Swingin' the New Year celebration was held 12/31/2008 at the spectacular St Petersburg Coliseum.  This first event featured a midnight balloon drop, a vintage fashion contest, music by Tampa Bay's swing DJs, and a special guest appearance by granddaughter of baseball legend, Babe Ruth!  Over 1,000 people joined this grand inaugural celebration.  Photo booth photos by Dave Jervey.  Some photos by Jason Podolak (as watermarked).  Remaining photos taken by Swingin' the New Year staff and volunteers including Dave Jervey, Jim Webb, and Sam.

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