New Year’s Eve is when the grown ups get dressed up, go out and party all night long, but what about the kids? Ring in the New Year with the entire family this year! Just because you have kids, doesn’t mean you have to have a quiet night in. We found kid-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations everyone can enjoy!
New Year’s Eve Dinner: The Marine Room
Enjoy an oceanfront view and three course meal prepared by award winning chefs at The Marine Room. New Year’s Eve Dinner will have two seating options. A special children’s menu will be available. First Seating is 5:30, 6 and 6:15 p.m., prices are $85 per adult and $42.50 per child. Second Seating is at 8:30, 8:45, 9 p.m., prices are $160 per adult and $80 per child. Call 866-644-2351 for reservations or go online.
Pajama Jam: New Year’s Night Out
Jump in and jam out at The New Children’s Museum from 5-8 p.m. The event includes a delicious dinner, New Year’s themed art activities and games, a countdown and balloon drop, and live music and dancing. A hosted bar and silent auction will be available for adults. Tickets start at $20. More info visit thinkplaycreate.org.
New Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND
Bring the whole family to LEGOLAND in Carlsbad for an entire day of non-stop fun. Park will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Activities include LEGO Christmas Tree, Meet LEGO Santa, light show, live entertainment, fireworks and more. Tickets are $66-$85. More info visit california.legoland.com.
Camp CaHiTo New Years Eve Kids Countdown and Overnight
Drop of the kids off and have a date night! Camp CaHiTo New Years Eve Kids Countdown and Overnight includes dinner, breakfast, movie, night games, s’mores, crafts and more. The event is for kids 6-16 and is $60 per kid. Drop off time is 5 p.m. on Dec. 31 and pick up time is between 8:30-10 a.m. More info visit campfiresdi.org.
Sheraton Carlsbad’s Family Friendly New Year’s Eve 50’s Sock Hop
Put on your dancing shoes and bring the family to Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa. Kids and adults can indulge in a dinner buffet and dessert bar. Kids Party Zone has a multiple room party including a “GAMER ROOM”, face painting, ping pong, foosball, billiard games, air hockey, board games and dance floor. Celebrate the countdown with two balloon drops at 9 p.m. for the kiddos and midnight. Prizes will be given to the best dressed family and best dressed couple. Ticket prices vary. More info visit sheratoncarlsbad.com