HOUSTON – 2020 is a big year and should be celebrated with the whole family. Having trouble finding a party appropriate for the little ones? Don’t stress - just grab your party dress. We’ve found five family-friendly festivities for the new year around town that everyone in your household is sure to enjoy.
1. Rockin’ New Year’s Noon
From the event description: “Kids finally don’t have to stay up till midnight to celebrate the New Year! The Children’s Museum of Houston’s Rockin’ New Year’s Noon is the city’s longest-running New Year’s Eve celebration just for kids! This end-of-year bash rings in the New Year at the stroke of noon with a ball drop, just like in Times Square! Musical talents will spotlight this New Year’s Eve celebration complete with noon countdown. NEW this year – THREE simultaneous ball drops and DJ dance after party!”
When: Dec. 31 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; open at 9 a.m. for museum members
Where: Children’s Museum of Houston 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX 77004
2. Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve
From the event description: “Ring in the New Year at the Downtown Aquarium. Bring your family for fun kid’s activities including a kid’s balloon drop, dance party and appearances by Sharkey and Nero, our mascots.”
When: Dec. 31 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 3 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Aquarium 410 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77002
3. New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at Kemah Boardwalk
From the event description: “Join us at our New Year’s Eve Celebration at Kemah Boardwalk! Fireworks at 10 PM. Get here early to enjoy some great food and entertainment! FREE Concert in the Plaza. Boardwalk FantaSea Fireworks Cruise - 9 PM.”
When: Dec. 31 from 1 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Kemah Boardwalk 215 Kipp Ave., Kemah, TX 77565
4. New Year’s Eve 2020!
From the event description: “This year, skip the crowded bars and celebrate on the lanes! Host the most striking New Year’s party ever — on a RESERVED lane with bowling, exceptional eats, champagne/sparkling cider toast, premium cocktails (if you wish), and VIP service. For a limited time, get a Premium Bar Package for the Non-Premium Package price (automatically applied at checkout when you reserve online). Select a Family (Daytime) or Ball Drop (Evening) package and experience the party of the year with us.”
When: Dec. 31 from 1 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Where: Bowlero 27000 I-45 North, Conroe, TX 77385
5. Sugar Land Holiday Lights / New Year’s Fireworks Show
We will be open tonight 6-10pm! Don't forget we are also open Christmas Eve and Day 6-10pm. Also, New Year's Eve 6-12pm with a spectacular firework display when the clock strikes midnight! You can get tickets at sugarlandholidaylights.com #sweetenedbyimperialsugar #GillmanAutomotive #visitsugarlandtxPosted by Sugar Land Holiday Lights on Saturday, December 21, 2019
From the event description: “Come out and enjoy Sugar Land Holiday Lights as we light up the sky Texas style with a massive fireworks show to end the night (the only fireworks show in Sugar Land!)”
When: Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. – midnight
Where: Constellation Field 1 Stadium Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77498