Big night, big party

Lori Kreiger, left, and Amanda Owens of the South Haven Visitors Bureau stand among some of the 1,400 beach balls that will be dropped tonight at midnight to welcome the new year and decade. The beach ball drop is part of the New Year's Eve in the Haven celebration.

SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven area residents and visitors will ring in a new decade with music, dancing and what is fast becoming the town’s signature New Year’s Eve event – the midnight beach ball drop.

The second annual New Year’s Eve in the Haven is scheduled this evening in the heart of the city’s downtown.