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New Year's Day was a Human holiday celebrated annually on January 1, commemorating the beginning of a new calendar year. These celebrations were normally combined with those of New Year's Eve, celebrating the end of the previous year on December 31. One of the largest traditional celebrations was held in Times Square in New York City. (TNG novel: I, Q)


Q, while visiting New York City on Earth, briefly befriended a Human woman in anticipation for New Year's of Jan. 1st, 2000. Unbeknownst to everyone else but himself, the ball to usher in the new millennium was sabotaged by terrorists. They killed everyone in attendance, except for Q. He left, pondering how blissfully ignorant mortals were to their concepts of importance verses the greater universe. (TNG novel: I, Q)

The crew of the United Earth starship Enterprise NX-01 celebrated New Year's Day in 2152. (ENT novel: What Price Honor?)

On New Year's Eve 2367, Julian Bashir, Elizabeth Lense and Shelerib th'Zharath attended a party held by Bruce Lucier. At the party, Lense confused Bashir with Erib. Being mistaken for an Andorian still rankled Bashir years later. (DS9 episode: "Explorers")

Celebration of New Year's Day that year was muted, as Earth was under a blackout, due to the threat from the Borg. Irene Hansen noted the event in her journal. (VOY - Strange New Worlds V short story: "Final Entry")

San Francisco celebrated New Year's Day 2378 with a long congratulations to the USS Voyager and its crew, following their recent return from the Delta Quadrant. (VOY episode: "Endgame", VOY novel: Homecoming, VOY - Strange New Worlds IV short story: "Uninvited Admirals")

From 2409 onward, the fishing master in q's Winter Wonderland taught visitors the Klingon New Year tradition of ice fishing. Young warriors would catch kos'karii with there bare hands to celebrate the incoming year. In q's version, the fishing took place on a frozen lake, and gummy fish were used to lure a giant Gummy Kos'karii. (STO missions: "Learning to Ice Fish", "Klingon Ice Fishing")

Alternate timelines[]

In an alternate timeline where United Earth became xenophobic, Trip Tucker and T'Pol attended the celebration in Times Square for the beginning of New Year 2200. A violent confrontation broke out at that event, and Tucker was tragically killed. (Star Trek: Myriad Universes novel: A Less Perfect Union)

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