Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Kansas City

Grab the noisemakers and your most positive outlook for the new year, and head to these family friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations around Kansas City!

Wonder Eve at Wonderscope Children’s Museum

Join us for a noon year’s eve celebration from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, December 31! Wonder Eve features crafts, face painting, balloon artists, and a confetti celebration to welcome in the new year at noon! The museum will close immediately following the noon celebration. Come say hi at the Kansas City Mom Collective photo booth!

Free for members. Admission tickets available at the door for non-members. ($9 for adults 16+, $12 for children 2-15, free for children under 2) No online ticket sales for this event.

Noon Year’s Eve at Science CityScience City Early Learning

Join Science City to ring in 2023! It’s your fun and educational destination to ring in the New Year with your whole family! Activities include science demos, dedicated stops for early learners, crafts and animal educator chats. Buy your tickets online.

Zoo Year’s Eve at the Kansas City Zoo

Roar in the Noon Year at the Kansas City Zoo! Why wait until midnight to celebrate the New Year? Kick off the party early with a countdown to noon! Join in the fun, make your own party hat, or play your favorite party games. Also enjoy have limbo, corn hole, and giant Connect 4 and dance the day away at our dance party. More info.

Noon Year’s Eve at Red Crow Brewing

A New Years Eve event the entire family can enjoy! Doors open at all followed by a champagne/ginger ale toast at noon. Board games and photo booth available as well as a NYE Party basket giveaway at 2 p.m. More info.

Noon Year’s Eve at Bar K

Join the early birds for the Bar K Noon Year’s Eve Party and celebrate the arrival of 2023 during daylight hours. Activities include free doggie party hat upon entry, live music, live countdown to noon with Giant Tennis ball drop and doggie champagne toast! More info.

Noon Year’s Eve Party at the Northland Rolladium Skate Center

Come to the Noon Years Eve Family Fun and Game Party. Enjoy skating fun, games and prizes without keeping the family out until the wee hours of the morning. Special family rate available. More info.

Celebrating at home? little girl with happy new year eve hat

Check out these ideas for fun games, resolution planning and family friendly fun, all while in comfy jammies at home!
Sarah grew up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza, and now Overland Park. Sarah is mom to 10-year-old, Henry, 7-year-old Clark and 5-year-old Lucy. She has her master’s in urban administration and is passionate about making Kansas City a more equitable and supportive community. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, hike, travel as much as possible, and experience all things Kansas City!


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