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  • A Family-Friendly New Year

    Published: December 20, 2019

    • Photo by Matt Stanley

    With the abundance of NYE events every year, sometimes it can be hard to find an event that's appropriate for the entire family.


    Here at Phillyfunguide, we've done all the heavy lifting for you. Below is our list of top events that the whole family can enjoy now through January 1st (and still have the kids in bed on time!).


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    If you have a NYE event coming up, make sure to submit it to Phillyfunguide through our submission page!


    *Please be sure to view and participate in these holiday activities safely. For up-to-date information on the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, visit their official website.

    New Year's Eve Fireworks


    Ring in the New Year on ice at BlueCross Riverrink Winterfest! The Riverrink is offering not one, but two opportunities to watch the NYE fireworks, while enjoying the rink, food, drinks and much more.

    Noon Year's Eve Bash


    Ring in the new year, and be in bed at a decent time with The Franklin Institute. Their family-friendly Noon Year's Eve Bash will feature live science demonstrations, firework experiments, live shows and more! When it's all over, close the afternoon out in a massive ball pit!

    New Year's Eve at Independence Seaport Museum


    Enjoy NYE while still getting home before dark with the Please Touch Museum! Countdown2 Noon is a fun, family-friendly day party that includes live music, performances and even a ball drop!



    Peepsfest, the annual two-day festival extravaganza, returns to help you and your family ring in the new year right! Head to SteelStacks in Bethlehem, PA for a night of family-friendly activities, live music, and the dropping of the 400lb giant Peep!

    Find more fun holiday events on our PNC Arts Alive Holiday Spectacular page and sign up for Funsavers to get 1/2-price tickets for more great events in Philly!  

    Thank god 2021 is almost over! Celebrate in style with these virtual and in-person events
    All the family-oriented holiday fun in Philly!


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