TIMES SQUARE (WABC) -- The countdown to 2023 is a go.
On Thursday, organizers tested out the confetti that will rain down over Times Square when the clock strikes midnight.
A team threw out heaps of confetti between 45th and 46th street as a test run for Saturday night.
More than 3,000 pounds of confetti will fill the air for the big celebration.
The confetti drop will include thousands of wishes written on paper that were submitted at the New Year's Eve Wishing wall.
On Friday, they will perform a test drop of the legendary Times Square ball.
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