Celebrate 2020 With These Fun Family New Years Eve Events


Find a family-friendly way to ring in the New Year.

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If you're looking for a New Years Eve party you can enjoy with the whole family on Long Island this year then check out our list below.


Kids Night New Years Eve Bash - 6-8pm. Drop off event. Games and painting, pizza and much more. This will be a messy one, so dress for a mess! Must sign up in advance. Limited Space. Location: The Color Palette Art Studio, 51 W Hoffman Ave, Lindenhurst, (631) 671-9960.


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Fishes & Wishes Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Party - 630-11pm. Bring the kids and join the aquarium for its annual Fishes & Wishes family-style New Year’s Eve Celebration! Penguin Meet & Greet, Cocktail Hour, DJ & Dancing, Buffet Dinner (Includes Beer & Wine), Dessert & Ice Cream Bar, Crafts, Mock Midnight Toast. Location: Long Island Aquarium, 431 East Main Street, Riverhead, (631) 208-9200.


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Children's Museum of the East End New Years Eve Ball Drop - The biggest family-friendly New Year’s Eve party on the East End! During the pair of daytime celebrations—they offer two sessions to ensure everyone can join in the fun—kids create noisemakers, share resolutions for the upcoming year, and mark the end of 2019 (and start of 2020) with a confetti-filled countdown. Location: Children's Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, (631) 537-8250.


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Family New Year's Eve Party at United Skates of America - 6:30-9:30pm. Admission includes skate rental, unlimited pizza, unlimited soda, light rope necklace, 10 game tokens, chips, noise makers and "Countdown to the New Year." Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. Location: United Skates of America, 1276 Hicksville Road, Seaford, (516) 795-5474.


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Midnight on Main Street 2019 - New Year's Eve Celebration - 7-9pm. This family-friendly event in Patchogue will have music and activities for all to enjoy, as well as a spectacular fireworks display. Location: Main Street, Patchogue.


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Rockin' "Noon" Years Eve Party - 10am-12:30pm. Have a rocking the start of the new year by dancing, singing and counting down to 2020. Location: Sensory Beans, 3309 Merrick Road, Merrick, (516) 308-1462.


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New Year's Eve Bash 4 Kids - Ring in the New Year with an artsy kid-friendly celebration! Create a time capsule, noisemaker and other crafts. Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies as we countdown to noon! $12 participant. Members half off. No registration required. Location: The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, (631) 367-3418.