New Year’s Eve Family Fun
Ready to ring in 2019 with the family?
Whether you stay up until midnight or throw a Noon Year’s-Eve style party, make it a memorable occasion with the family. We’ve found a number of events happening during the day to close out 2018 and welcome in 2019. If you are looking to get out of the house for a bit, scroll down to see the list of attractions and places open on New Year’s Eve.
We advise that you call and confirm details as advance reservations are required for many events.
New Year’s Eve Celebrations Around Kalamazoo
Monday December 31, 2018
Location: Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum – 301 S. Superior Street Albion
Ring in the New Year with the whole family at Kids ‘N’ Stuff! We’ll be open 10am to 4pm on New Year’s Eve (yes, on [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Air Zoo – 6151 Portage Rd Portage
Want to celebrate the beginning of 2019 but can’t stay up until midnight? Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a Countdown to Noon balloon drop, face [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Forever Curious Children’s Museum – 202 East Main Street Fennville
Party like it's midnight at this kid-friendly New Year celebration, featuring confetti slime, crafts, music, games and refreshments. You won't want to miss the noontime [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Kalamazoo Public Library- Eastwood Branch – 1112 Gayle Kalamazoo
Kids will receive a party hat, make some New Year’s resolutions, create fun crafts, and enjoy many healthy snacks at this drop-in celebration. Best for [...]
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Airway Fun Center – 5626 Portage Road Portage
Happy New Year, Families! We have 2 different time slots: 3:30pm and 6:30pm. We offer 2 different packages: Standard Package Includes: Bowling (includes shoes), 1 [...]
Time: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
Bring in 2019 in the heart of downtown South Haven. We are clearing the streets, so you can mingle in the square and stay up [...]
Time: 4:30 pm - 9:29 pm
Location: Millenium Park Ice Rink – 280 Romence Road Portage
NEW YEAR’S EVE SKATE Monday, December 31 5 – 9 p.m. at the Ice Rink at Millennium Park, 280 Romence Road $4 Open Skate | [...]
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Jungle Joe’s – 7255 South Sprinkle Road Portage
Pre-Paid ONLY EVENT Come ring in the new year in the Jungle. Glow bounce Giveaways throughout the night pizza and drink special (must pre-order) $13 [...]
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bronson Park – 200 W South Street Kalamazoo
New Year's Fest is an all ages showcase of performing arts that takes place New Year's Eve in downtown Kalamazoo. There are a variety of [...]
Time: 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Location: Riverfront Plaza- Allegan – Riverfront Plaza Allegan
The best place to ring in the New Year in Michigan is Downtown Allegan, boasting the largest New Year's Eve ball drop in the state! [...]
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location: Bowlero Lanes Fun Center – 775 W Columbia Ave Battle Creek
Roll in the New Year at Bowlero Lanes with 2 great events! From 7pm-9pm we will have a Family Party and 10pm-1am will be our [...]
Time: 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites in Kalamazoo – 100 W. Michigan Ave Kalamazoo
Our NYE Family Package includes: - Accommodations in a standard guest room with either one king or two queen beds - Four (4) buttons for [...]
Time: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location: Rollerworld – 7461 Stadium Drive Kalamazoo
New Years Eve Late Skate @ Rollerworld in Kalamazoo, 7491 Stadium Drive. New Years Eve Late Skate from 7:30pm to 12:30am with its endless pizza [...]
Time: 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Location: Gilmore Car Museum – 6865 W Hickory Rd Hickory Corners
Ring in the New Year at the Gilmore Car Museum! Semi-formal attire required, this classy event will feature an evening of fun and frivolity complete [...]
Time: 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
What’s Open on New Year’s Eve?
AMC Portage Street 10| Regular Hours
Airway Fun Center | 9:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Air Zoo| Regular Hours
Barnes & Noble | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Bookbug | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Celebration Cinema| Regular Hours
Climb Kalamazoo| 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Crossroads Mall| 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Gilmore Car Museum| Regular Hours
GQT Kalamazoo 10| Regular Hours
Jungle Joe’s Family Fun Center | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Kalamazoo Nature Center| Regular Hours
Revel & Roll West | 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM
Sky Zone | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fun at Home on New Year’s Eve
Sometimes the best party is an evening right at home in comfy pajamas. Here are a few ideas for New Year’s Eve Family Fun around the house:
- Make Individual Year’s Resolution list. We make one every year and on New Year’s Eve, we reread our old resolutions, talk about what we achieved and reflect on the year.
- Have a Dance Party. Play music, add a glow bracelet and necklace and dance the night away.
- Play Family Game Night with Board Games, Puzzles, or a Card Game. Talk about all the “best things” that happened in 2018 as you play games.
- Watch a YouTube.com New Year’s Eve Countdown video. Pop Party Poppers, blow party horns, drink apple juice, countdown to the New Year and be in bed by 8:00 PM.
From all of us at KZOOkids.com, we wish you and your family a happy and safe New Year’s Eve.
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