Looking for Family Friendly Fun for New Year’s Eve?

2017-new-yearThere is lots to do this New Years Eve – check out our list! 

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration.  10am-1pm.   Science Museum of Virginia.   Bring in the noon year with a party complete with a countdown to noon, a drop of 2017  bouncy balls dropped in the Rotunda! Included with exhibit admission, free for members.

New Year’s Eve Bash. 10am-2pm.  Children’s Museum of Richmond – all locations.  All locations will have a grand parade led by Seymour the Dinosaur, special art projects, and a countdown to noon with a juice box toast!  The Central location will also feature a confetti room, new years around the world activities, and Elsa and Anna will help countdown to noon (visits from 11:00AM-1:00PM).  All events are included with museum admission.

An American Tail.  10am. Byrd Theatre. Family Classics every Saturday Morning. With Bob Gulledge at the Mighty Wurlitzer and Classic Warner Brothers Cartoons. $1.99/ticket.   The first 100 children to arrive will receive free cookie coupons from Montana Gold Bread Company. Then following the feature presentation, the crowd will countdown and toast the new year with complimentary organic juice provided by Wegman’s. Box Office opens at 9:30 AM

Noon Years Eve Bubble Wrap Stomp.  10am-3pm.  Monkey Joe’s.  Monkey Joe’s “Noon” Years Eve Bubble Wrap Stomp! Horns, bubble wrap, music and lots of FUN!  $6 admission for everyone.

Noon Year’s Eve Jump.  1pm-3pm.  Pump It Up – Hanover.  Playtime, special treats, and a countdown and toast at 2pm to ring in the new year!

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic.  2pm-5pm.  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.  Family activities, crafts & live music.  Those who attend the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic and who are already in the Garden can stay to attend Dominion GardenFest of Lights (5 -10 p.m.)  Regular garden admission; all activities included with regular Garden admission.

ChristmasTown.  5pm-10pm.  Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA.   Celebrate the season as you explore the winter wonders of the premier Christmas experience. See eight million twinkling lights, dazzling shows and more. Visit the website for hours and fees.  Through January 2nd.