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Family Friendly New Year's Eve Events in DFW - North Texas Kids Magazine

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in and Around Dallas – Ft. Worth

Looking for something to do with the kids to celebrate the New Year? Check out some of the family friendly New Year’s Eve happenings around town. Please check the website and/or call ahead as event times may be subject to change.

AT&T Streaming Lights @ Reunion Tower

Reunion Tower (Dallas)

AT&T Streaming Lights at Reunion Tower will be a show of dazzling fireworks to ring in the New Year. Celebrate the New Year at this colorful show that the entire family will enjoy. The eight-minute show will feature more than 4,000 special effects. The best views will be from the West side of Trinity River and Trinity River Park. The show will be televised on NBC, in case you want to watch from the comfort of home. Radio simulcast on NOW 102.9 FM.  Dec. 31 @ 11:59 p.m.

Cirque Joyeux from Lone Star Circus

Dallas Children’s Theater (Dallas)

‘Tis the season to swing from the rafters! You’re invited to ring in 2018 with thrilling daredevils, electrifying jugglers, mesmerizing acrobats, hilarious clowns, and endearing four-legged performers. Dallas’ very own Lone Star Circus gets you up close and personal with circus stars from around the world at this family-friendly New Year tradition!

Countdown to Noon @ Sci-Tech

Sci-Tech Discovery Center (Frisco)

We have trouble staying up until the countdown at midnight too, so why don’t you join us as we celebrate our Countdown to Noon! Sci-Tech will be filled with family fun activities including: StarLab Planetarium * Explosive Stage Shows * Science Experiments * Balloon Twisting * Face Painting * Photo booth * Science Packed Activities. 12:00 Noon Ball & Balloon Drop. Purchase in advance (December 30th at noon): $5/member,$10 non-member Day of: $6 member, $12 non-members. All ages.

Enchant Christmas @ Globe Life Park

Globe Life Park (Arlington)

Celebrate a safe, fun, and family-friendly New Year’s Eve while enjoying 2 million dazzling lights in the world’s largest light maze, skating on our magical ice-skating pond, and listening to live entertainment from HOB Gospel Brunch Choir and Lady Diamond & the Rough Rubies! Wrap up 2017 with memories that will last throughout the New Year.

Family Party @ Alley Cats
Alley Cats Entertainment (Arlington & Hurst)

Countdown to 2018 and bid farewell to 2017 with a bang! Parties include Glow Bowling, Music, Billiards, Rock Climbing, Laser Tag, and Video Games. Enjoy a Pizza Buffet and Unlimited Soft Drinks during the Family Party and Food & Drink Specials during the Countdown Party.

Holiday Wonder @ Fair Park
Fair Park (Dallas)

Looking for a fun way to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day? Bring your family and friends to Holiday Wonder at Fair Park. We’ll be open both evenings from 5:30-10:00pm, and we’ll have plenty of hot cocoa to keep you warm. Save 25% when using the promotional code MERRY25 at!

ICE! featuring ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Gaylord Texan (Grapevine)

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are the final two days of the winter wonderland at Gaylord Texas Resort. The spectacular walk-through attraction feature two million pounds of colorful ice sculptures, tall ice slides, a beautiful full ativity carved in ice, and the classic story ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. From 11am – 6pm. Visit website for pricing.

Noon Year’s Eve @ The Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens (Dallas)

Come out December 31 for a child-friendly event to celebrate the coming of the New Year! This “alternative to keeping your kids up until midnight” will be full of science, crafts, and music. A celebratory “ball drop” will take place at NOON, and a myriad of activities the Children’s Adventure Garden has to offer. Free with paid Children’s Garden admission

New Year’s Eve Party @ Strikz

Strikz Entertainment (Frisco)

Bowling, Video Games, Lazer Tag, Billiards, Heavy Hor D’oeuvres and unlimited soft drinks. From 5:00pm-8:00pm; $30 for children 12 & under; $35 for adults.

New Year’s Eve Glow Party @ Adventure Kids Playcare

Various locations

Adventure Kids Playcare will be open until 1am. Countdown the New Year with our famous Glow Party. Bring a white t-shirt to paint on.

New Year Party @ Adventure Landing

Adventure Landing (Dallas)

Join us from 10am-2pm and enjoy unlimited mini golf, laser tag and Go-Karts; $20 per person!

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Medieval Times

Medieval Times Dallas

Medieval times will have shows during the day on December 31st. Check out the website for times and to purchase your tickets.


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