50,000 balloons drop at the Hyatt

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HOUSTON, TX – 99 red balloons?  I think not, try 50,000!

The Hyatt Regency in Houston has 50,000 balloons on deck for their annual New Year’s Eve balloon drop atop the 33 story high atrium.

They had four teams stationed on each of the four corners of the 33rd floor blowing up balloons for about a day and a half, all in preparation for the big night.

Seems like they’re throwing quite a shin-dig this year and party officials say this will for sure sell out. In its 35th year, this is Houston’s longest running Nye party.

One thing for sure, if you’re not popping champagne, there will be plenty of balloons to pop at midnight!