Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Westchester and the Surrounding Area

Ring in 2023 with these fun and Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebrations in Westchester and the surrounding area.
Countdown to Noon at The Stepping Stones Museum.

2023 Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Westchester

If you’re a family with young kids you might be looking for ways to ring in the new year that doesn’t involve staying up until midnight! You’ll find celebrations at local libraries, museums, and even a local roller rink where you and your kids can ring in the new year at very kid-friendly times.

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Friday, December 29th from 4:30pm-5:30pm
New Year’s Eve Goal Craft (Mount Kisco)

Visit the Mount Kisco Library for a goal craft. Kids will have the chance to keep track of their new year’s resolutions and goals with a fun craft. Mount Kisco Library, 100 E Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549.

Saturday, December 30th from 11:30am-12:15pm
Rye New Years Eve Party (Rye)

Visit the Rye Free Reading Room for a fun and festive celebration. Kids can enjoy 2024 themed crafts, snacks, and a countdown. Additionally, registration is required and the event is open to all kids under age 12 and their families. Rye Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580.

Sunday, December 31st from 9:00am-5:00pm
New Year’s Eve at the Museum (Rye)

Enjoy a day of New Year’s celebrations at the Westchester Children’s Museum. This includes music, movement, and museum mini. 100 Playland ParkwayRye, NY, 10580.

Sunday, December 31st from 10:00am-12:00pm
New Year’s Eve Hike (Ossining)

Enjoy a New Year’s Eve hike with your family at Teatown. Families should wear appropriate hiking footwear and clothing as well as water and a snack for this meditative walk. The hike is for adults and kids ages 8 and up. 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562

Sunday, December 31st from 10:00am-1:00pm
New Year’s at Noon at LEGOLAND (Yonkers)

Celebrate the starts of 2024 with your kids at LEGOLAND. Families should arrive before noon to celebrate with a glass of sparkling apple cider, see the LEGO Balloon Drop, and enjoy complimentary noise makers. The event is included with admission. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, Ridge Hill Mall, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, NY 10710

Sunday, December 31st from 10:30am-12:30am
New Year’s Eve Family Spectacular (White Plains)

Enjoy this annual ball drop with your kids. Additionally, the event includes live music, fireworks, and a countdown. Main St and Court Street, White Plains, NY.

Sunday, December 31st from 10:30am-12:30pm
New Year’s @ Noon (Poughkeepsie)

Visit the Mid-Hudson Museum for a fun New Year’s Celebration. The event includes music, activities for kids of all ages, refreshments, and noisemakers with a countdown at noon. Additionally, the party is $13 per person (MHDM members) and $17 per person (non-members). Mid-Hudson Museum, 75 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Sunday, December 31st from 10:40am-1:00pm
PizZaZzles Countdown to Noon (Yorktown Heights)

Enjoy a fun-filled New Year’s Eve celebration at PizZaZzles. Families will enjoy dancing, games, prizes, art, a bounce house, snacks, and more. The event is $45 per family and designed for kids ages 0-10 years old.  650 Lee Blvd Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Sunday, December 31st from 11:15am-12:15pm
Noon Year’s Eve Pajama Party (Dobbs Ferry)

Join Ms. Gina for this annual tradition complete with a storytime, party hat decorating, and a kid-friendly countdown. Kids are invited to wear their fancies pajamas. In addition, registration is required to attend. Email [email protected], call 914-693-6615, or stop by the Children’s Room to sign up. Dobbs Ferry Public Library, 55 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522.

Sunday, December 31st from 11:00am-1:00pm
Countdown to Noon (Norwalk)

Visit The Stepping Stones Museum for a rockin’ kids New Year’s Eve party. The event will feature Star Factory’s DJ Lou in the Multimedia Gallery. Families can enjoy dancing, singing, and watch New Year’s Eve celebrations from around the world. No tickets are required. The Stepping Stones Museum, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT.

New Years Eve
Ring in the new year at the Mid-Hudson Museum

Sunday, December 31st from 12:00pm-3:30pm
New Year’s Noon Ball Drop (Hyde Park)

Enjoy a celebratory family roller skating experience at Hyde Park Roller Magic. Plus, enjoy a family-friendly New Year’s Eve countdown in the afternoon. $20 per person. Hyde Park Roller Magic, 4178 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sunday, December 31st at 4:00pm
Ring in the New Year EARLY at D&B (Pelham)

Ring in the New Year with thrilling arcade games and delicious food. Plus, enjoy an all-ages gingerale toast and 2024 video ball drop. Tickets are $53 per person and include food from their appetizer banquet, unlimited soda, coffee, and tea, a $20 game card, and more. Dave and Buster’s – Pelham, 881 Pelham Parkway, Pelham Manor NY 10803.

Sunday, December 31st 
New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance (Olivebridge)

Ring in the New Year with a delicious dinner and a night of dancing at the Ashokan Center. This includes music by Jay & Molly with Swingology, Wheels on the World, and Pont Ondulé with callers John Krumm and Bob Isaacs. Additionally, the event is for adults and kids (ages five and up).  The Ashokan Center, 477 Beaverkill Rd., Olivebridge, NY 12461