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Family New Year's Countdown

Family New Year’s Countdown!

Tickets sales begin November 24. 

Ring in the New Year before bedtime at our annual family-friendly New Year’s celebration. 

  • Dance the afternoon away with DJ Alpha
  • Explore all that’s shiny and bright in an Early Years sensory play space
  • Challenge your family to a friendly round of Supersized Games! 
  • Experiment with STEAM activities
  • Share your hopes, dreams and wishes for the New Year on our 2019 Wishing Tree
  • Count down to an early New Year with your family


Pick the celebration that works best for your family.

  • Morning Celebration: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Countdown 11:30 a.m.
  • Afternoon Celebration: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Countdown 3:00 p.m.



  • Children 2+ and adults: $11
  • Toddlers 12 - 23 months:  $6
  • Infants under 12 months: FREE
  • Members*: FREE


*Limited tickets are available and membership does not guarantee entry. Members must reserve a “Member ticket” online. 


Please note: The Children’s Museum will close between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to prepare for the second countdown.

December 31, 2018
9:30am to 12:00pm
December 31, 2018
1:00pm to 3:30pm