Welcome in the new year with the Harlem Globetrotters

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 25: DeAndre "Dragon" Taylor #24 of the Harlem Globetrotters jokes around with an inflatable ball during the team's exhibition game against the Washington Generals at the Orleans Arena on August 25, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Credit: Ethan Miller

Credit: Ethan Miller

Need a family-friendly alternative to the New Year’s Eve revelry in Dayton? The Harlem Globetrotters have you covered.

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On New Year’s Eve, beginning at 2 p.m., the Harlem Globetrotters will be making an appearance at Wright State Nutter Center. Since its founding in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters have come to represent boundary breaking family fun. The Harlem Globetrotters have dazzled and dunked their way into the hearts of millions of fans in 124 countries all over the world.

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Nate “Big Easy” Lofton #52 of the Harlem Globetrotters shoots a layup during an exhibition game against the Washington Generals at the Orleans Arena on Aug. 25, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Globetrotters will return to Dayton for their annual New Year’s Eve event at Wright State’s Nutter Center. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

If you’ve never been to a Harlem Globetrotters show, you can expect “incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction” according to the event’s Facebook page.

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The roster of performers varies in each city and is subject to change.


What: The Harlem Globetrotters

Where: Wright State Nutter Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton

When: Tuesday, Dec. 31, beginning at 2 p.m.

Cost: Ticket prices range from $27-$127. To purchase tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

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