Our club organizes the Shippensburg community's "Drop the Anchor" New Year's Eve celebration, held every year at the center of town, the intersection of King and Earl streets.

2018-19 SCHEDULE

Shippensburg's 16th Annual
Drop the Anchor
Downtown Countdown to the New Year

A Family-Friendly Community Event
brought to you by the Rotary Club of Shippensburg
and our generous sponsors.

December 31, 2018

8 p.m. to Midnight
Carriage Rides by Cromer's Carriages
Entertainment by Phantom Shadow
Inflatables by Phantom Shadow
Party Favors by The Beistle Company

Anchor Drop


Rotary Contact

Mitchell Burrows
Drop the Anchor Committee Chair
Event Information


The Borough will close King Street around 6 p.m. between Fayette and Penn streets for this event and traffic will be detoured around the center of town. Free parking is available downtown in the borough lot between Burd Street and Martin Avenue, Seneca Street and McCreary Avenue (near the police station). Metered on-street parking spaces are always free after 5 p.m.


Press Contacts

Mitchell Burrows, Drop the Anchor Committee Chair
Ra Kligge, Public Image Committee Chair

Past Reporting