New Year’s Eve Celebrations for Kids

Daytime festivities and special fireworks displays
Photo By Moritz Knoringer On Unsplash

Photo by Moritz Knöringer on Unsplash

Whether you want a daytime activity or a special place to see fireworks, the Delaware Valley has plenty to offer for kid-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations this year. Check out these events to ring in 2022 with the whole family:

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Sesame Place
6 p.m.
Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne, PA 19047

Ring in the New Year with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count. Music and fireworks will begin right after the 6 p.m. performance of the Neighborhood Street Party Christmas Parade.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at the Battleship New Jersey
4-6:30 p.m.
Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ 08103

Watch fireworks over the Delaware River from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey. There will be live music, food concessions, a bar for adults and the chance to fire a gun salute.

Kid’s New Year’s Even Countdown at Franklin Square Park
4-9 p.m.
Franklin Square, 150 South Independence Mall West Suite 550, PhiladelphiaPA19106

Franklin Square will be hosting a jam-packed kid-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration complete with music and crafts, fireworks on the waterfront and a kids’ dance party. And it’s all free!

New Year’s Eve Kids Countdown and Fireworks at Cherry Street Pier
6-7 p.m.
Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cherry Street Pier’s New Year’s Eve celebration will include photo opportunities, a dance party, food and drink and special party favors.

Giant Blueberry Drop
10 p.m.
129 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, NJ 08037

The “Blueberry Capital of the World,” Hammonton, NJ, will be dropping a giant blueberry in lieu of the traditional ball at the stroke of midnight.

Jazzberry Jammin’ New Year’s Eve
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Crayola Experience, 30 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042

The Crayola Experience’s all-day family New Year’s Eve celebration includes a silent disco, a midday countdown and special crafts.

Dancing Into the New Year
9-11:30 a.m. & 12:30-3 p.m.
Please Touch Museum, Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Choose the morning or afternoon session to spend at the Please Touch Museum, playing, enjoying special story times, participating in art workshops and dancing.

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