A Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve changes somewhat once kids arrive on the scene. This year avoid spending hours and hours trying to book a babysitter by attending one of these family-friendly events.

Ring in the New Year at Noon at New Roc City. A daytime celebration that includes a noon balloon drop, giveaways, snacks, rides, a DJ, clowns, magic and face painting! New Roc City, LeCount Place, New Rochelle. 914-738-9620. Pre -registration, 2019-riny.eventbrite.com.

Noon Year’s Eve. A countdown at noon with music, strolling entertainment and other family fun. The Maritime Aquarium, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, Conn. 203–852–0700. maritimeaquarium.org.

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland. Want to stay out a little later? Westchester’s Winter Wonderland makes New Year’s Eve special by adding a pyrotechnic show and ball drop at 7 p.m. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway Rd., Valhalla. 914–964–7275. parks.westchestergov.com.