UPDATE – The City of Pharr Cancels New Year’s Eve Ball Drop 


Pharr, Texas – Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D., and Pharr city leaders have announced that they have made the difficult decision to cancel the city’s New Year’s Eve Ball Drop event scheduled for Friday, December 31, 2021, due to the recent spread of the Omicron variant. “Our Pharr families and community are of the utmost importance to us, and it is with that respect and out of an abundance of caution that we have decided to cancel our City of Pharr New Year’s Eve Ball Drop,” said Mayor Hernandez. “As your city leaders, our top priority is to ensure the health and wellbeing of our community, and the risk of hosting such an event is far too great at this time,” continued Hernandez. “We urge everyone to continue to take all health and safety measures to help us stop the spread,” he added.Concerned with the spread of the new Omicron variant and rising cases, city leaders know this is in the best interest of the community. All Pharr citizens are asked to continue to practice all precautionary health and safety measures and to reduce group gatherings. We remain hopeful for safer opportunities to gather in 2022!


Cancelled 2021 Ball Drop