New Year's Eve Family Events in the Philadelphia Area

Our characters on ice skate sessions will have your children immersed in a world of wonder on the ice with all of their favorite fairy tale and superhero characters. There will be ball drops on the big screen, video countdown, mocktail toast & party favors.

Count Down 2 Noon at The Please Touch Museum
December 31st with Celebrations 
We have reimagined our New Year’s Eve event this year as we celebrate together for a smaller in-person gathering with limited capacity. Join us for a morning or afternoon timed ticket session that includes two-and-a-half hours of play at the Museum, art workshops, New Year’s Eve party hats & glasses, a visit from Squiggles, and a dance party in Hamilton Hall as we celebrate 2022 in style!

Noon Year's Eve Celebration at Brandywine Zoo CANCELLED
December 31st  
Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We'll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling apple cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) 

“New Year's Rockin’ Noon” at Delaware Children’s Museum Cancelled
The DCM is ready to ring in the New Year with confetti and YOU! Enjoy live music from We Kids Rock, take a final 2019 family photo at the DCM photo op, and help us countdown to the new year and our annual confetti cannon blasts! 

There will be two countdowns: one at 12 pm, the other at 2 pm. 

Ring in 2022 in style with Parties on Ice! There are two great sessions both including the Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, the biggest and brightest fireworks show in the area.

New Year's Eve in Kennett Square

The Mushroom Festival and Kennett Area Restaurant & Merchant Association are again hosting the Annual (9th) Mushroom Drop being held at State & Union Streets this year.

Weather permitting (no wind) the lighted Mushroom will be raised at 8:55 PM - bring the kids for the opening celebrations.

New Year's Eve Fireworks at Sesame Place

The night sky sparkles at Sesame Place, with our spectacular fireworks show, set to Sesame Street music, making the festivities on New Year's Eve truly memorable. Fireworks will begin immediately following their Neighborhood Street Party Christmas Parade on December 31st.

Dec. 31 at 3:30 PM
Bring in the new year with a truly royal celebration! Join Duke for this exclusive kids new year party. Watch the diamond drop, enjoy a juice box toast, and boogie with Duke himself!
Join us for special events starting at 3:30 PM in front of the Aqua-stadium with snacks,
Friday, December 31, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

The most family-friendly celebration in town begins with music and cra­fts at 4 p.m. before the Square Drop from atop SquareBurger at 6 p.m. FREE

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