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.

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

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 some local libraries, museums, and even a local roller rink where you and your kids can ring in the new year at kid-friendly times.

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

Visit the Mount Kisco to make a festive 2023 headband. Mount Kisco Library, 100 E Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549.

Friday, December 30th from 11:00am-12:00pm
New Years Party for Children in the Children’s Room

Enjoy a Happy New Year celebration at the Mamaroneck Public Library. Held from 11:00am-12:00pm, families can enjoy stories, crafts, food, songs, and more. Mamaroneck Public Library, 136 Prospect Ave, Mamaroneck, NY

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

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

Saturday, December 31st from 10:30pm-12:30am
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 a countdown at Noon. The party is $12 per person (MHDM members) and $16 per person (non-members). Mid-Hudson Museum, 75 North Water Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Saturday, December 31st from 11:15am-12:00pm
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. 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.

Saturday, December 31st from 11:30am-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 required. The Stepping Stones Museum, Mathews Park 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT.

New Year's Noon Ball Drop in Hyde Park
New Year’s Noon Ball Drop in Hyde Park

Saturday, 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. $20 per person. Hyde Park Roller Magic, 4178 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538

Saturday, December 31st 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 2023 themed crafts, snacks, and a countdown. 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.

Saturday, December 31st at 4:00pm
Celebrate the New Year EARLY (Pelham)

Ring in the New Year with thrilling arcade games, delicious food, and a video ball drop. Dave and Buster’s – Pelham, 881 Pelham Parkway, Pelham Manor NY 10803