In Mount Olive, North Carolina, the New Year’s Day pickle is dropped at the stroke of midnight.
In Ecuador, they burn scarecrow effigies that represent the end of the old year.
On News Year’s Eve in Denmark, it’s normal to throw unused plates at people’s doors.
If you stuff 12 grapes into your mouth in Spain, the next year is sure to be a good one!
In Brazil, jumping over seven waves on New Year’s Day will bring you good fortune for the next year.
In Japan, bells are rung 108 times on New Year’s Day to bring “cleanness” to the country.
It’s traditional for everyone in Peru to straight-up fight each other when the holiday rolls around.
Part of New Year’s Eve celebrations in Switzerland involves dropping ice cream on the floor.