by: Troy Sepion
2017 is coming to an end, but here 18 things to look forward to in the new year.
Several new films will hit movie theaters in 2018 including: "Black Panther," "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom."
In TV: Long-running TV show "American Idol" returns in March, the last season of "Veep" and another season of "A Handmaid's Tale" will keep people entertained.
Disney's "Frozen" will move to Broadway in March for a musical.
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. 2018 also makes the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
In May, Blue Marble Private will offer dive trips of the Titanic wreck site. The trip will set you back about $105,129 per person.
The first commercial flights to Antarctica are coming. Tourists will be dropped off at an Argentinian base on Seymour Island.
Moon travel: Silicon Valley company Moon Express says it'll land on the moon. It would be the first private company to land on the moon.
Bitcoin price surged in 2017, some investors believe the cryptocurrency will continue to hit records highs in 2018.
2017 set the the record for the number of stores closing. Will 2018 see the trend continue?
Esports, or competitive video gaming, will debut at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will host Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4.
The 2018 Winter Olympics start Feb. 9, and run through Feb. 25, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Prince William and Duchess Catherine are expecting their third child in April.
A Royal Wedding as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married on May 19.
Women will be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia starting June 24.
The FIFA World Cup takes place from June 14 through July 15 in Russia.
NASA will launch the Parker Solar Probe in the summer of 2018. According to NASA, it will be the first-ever mission to "touch" the sun.
The midterm elections will be held on Nov. 6. All 435 seats in the U.S. House and 33 seats in the U.S. Senate will be up for grabs.