New Year’s Eve Grape Drop is on December 31st at 6:00 PM at the Civic Center in Old Town. Celebrate New Year’s Eve Temecula-style at the Grape Drop Countdown Party with an East Coast (9 p.m.) and a West Coast countdown (midnight). The celebration offers dancing and live music. There are activities for the kids until 9 p.m. including a party jump, face painting and other arts and crafts, plus the Ice Rink is open until 1 a.m. Usher in the new year with your friends as a giant illuminated bunch of grapes descends from city hall.