PREMIUM EVENT - New Year's Family Celebration

New Year’s Family Celebration is back! Ring in 2023 with the whole family at our daytime New Year’s Eve party. 

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Celebrate New Year's Eve with traditions from around the world! 

  • Finland: Create DIY noise-makers using tin materials, a sign of good luck!
  • Denmark: Leap into the New Year with chair jumping.
  • Spain: Count down by eating 12 lucky raisins (dried grapes), one for each month of the year.
  • Colombia: Carry suitcases through our Street Where You Live gallery to ensure good travels in 2023.
  • Greece: Hang an onion in a door frame to welcome growth at the start of the year.
  • Germany: Melt wax and pour it into cold water to read your fortune.
  • Philippines: Create spirographs for prosperity and wellness.
  • Outer Space: Celebrate like an astronaut on the International Space Station as it circles Earth 16 times on New Years Eve!


  • Dance your heart out with The Alpha DJ Company
  • Take a selfie at the NYE photo booth
  • Share your wish for 2023 on the collaborative wishing wall
  • Bring luck into the new year in the Early Year’s play space. 
  • Countdown with a ball drop and juice toast as you make a wish or promise for the new year!

Pick Your Celebration

  • Morning Celebration: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Countdown at 11:45 a.m.
  • Afternoon Celebration: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Countdown at 3:45 p.m.

Please note: The Children’s Museum will close between 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to prepare for the afternoon celebration.



****SOLD OUT!****

  • Children 2+: $13 +HST
  • Adults: $13 +HST
  • Toddlers 12-23 months: $7 +HST
  • Infants under 12 months: FREE
  • Members: 30% off tickets! (Membership does not guarantee admission. Registration is required)​ Learn more about membership options here.


New Year's Family Celebration is supported in part by Nicolucci Family Dentistry.