Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Family Events Near Kalamazoo + Ball Drop, Fireworks, Entertainment

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Get Your Noisemaker Ready this New Year’s Eve

“2020” has a nice ring to it doesn’t it?

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 2019 and welcome in 2020.

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 near Kalamazoo

New Year’s Eve Celebrations Near Kalamazoo

Tuesday December 31, 2019

Countdown to Noon

Location: Air Zoo – 6151 Portage Rd Portage

Want to celebrate the beginning of 2020 but can't stay up until midnight? Celebrate New Year's Eve early with a Countdown to Noon balloon drop, [...]

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Noon Year's Eve

Location: Downtown Battle Creek – 1 Michigan Ave E Battle Creek

It's a Noon Year's Eve Celebration! Join us from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on December 31st in downtown Battle Creek for a Noon Year's Eve countdown. [...]

Time: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

New Year's Eve Skate

Location: Millenium Park Ice Rink – 280 Romence Road Portage

Get ready to ring in 2020 with an exciting night at the rink! Spend your New Year’s Eve with upbeat music by a local DJ, [...]

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New Year's Fest of Kalamazoo

Location: Bronson Park – 200 W South Street Kalamazoo

New Year’s Fest is an all-ages showcase of performing arts that takes place on New Year's Eve in Downtown Kalamazoo. There are a variety of [...]

Time: 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm

Kalamazoo Wings New Year's Eve Game

Location: Wings Event Center – 3600 Vanrick Drive Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Wings at home vs. Fort Wayne Komets Tickets: Adults $10-$20, Children $9 New Year's Eve Game Start the final countdown to 2020 with a [...]

Time: 6:00 pm

New Year's Eve in the Haven

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven

Bring in 2020 in the heart of downtown South Haven. We are clearing the streets, so you can mingle in the square and stay up [...]

Time: 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

New Years 2020 Kids Lock-In

Location: Performance FieldHouse – 1027 E. Michigan Ave. Paw Paw

Get the kids ready for New Years 2020!! Open to 5th grade aged youth and up. Click to purchase tickets: https://checkout.square.site/buy/Y6R5BQY3BXQJO4VA7PLLJ2JG All courts, all sports [...]

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 am

Allegan New Years Eve! 2020

Location: Riverfront Plaza- Allegan – Riverfront Plaza Allegan

Kick off the new decade with the LARGEST New Year's Eve ball drop in Michigan! Celebrate the third annual NYE! celebration with Positively Allegan on [...]

Time: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Glowing in the New Year

Location: Snowden Sunset Lanes – 504 Western Ave Allegan

Welcome in 2020 with Snowden's! Only $75 per lane for up to six people. A family friendly playlist. Outside food may be brought for this [...]

Time: 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

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What’s Open on New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve falls on a Tuesday this year. Here’s what’s open, along with special hours noted.

AMC Portage Street 10|  Regular Hours

Airway Fun Center | 9:00 AM – 1:30 AM

Air Zoo| Regular Hours

Allegan Event | 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Barnes & Noble | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

This is a Bookstore & 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

Glitch Gaming Lounge | noon – 9:00 PM

GQT Kalamazoo 10| Regular Hours

Jungle Joe’s Family Fun Center | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Kalamazoo Nature Center| Regular Hours

Kalamazoo Valley Museum | Regular Hours

Revel & Roll West | 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Rollerworld | Open Skate 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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. Reread old resolutions, talk about what was 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 this year 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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