15 Family Friendly New Years Eve Party Ideas

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Do you have big plans for tomorrow night? We will be hanging out with my friend Kim and her family. We are super excited.

If you are on the hunt for kids New Years Eve party ideas search no more. Here is a collection of 15 awesome ideas to keep everyone entertained and excited about the clock striking midnight.

My favorites are the balloon drops and milk and cookies toast!

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15 Family Friendly New Years Eve Party Ideas

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How do you ring in the new year with your kiddos?


  1. Cute ideas, My sister and her family are coming over tonight and I want the kids to have a fun time too. The adults are having a game night and I think the kids are going to do movies and popcorn.

    1. How fun, Tanya. I love the idea of a family game night! That will be fun.

      I am really excited for a milk and cookies toast. πŸ™‚

      Be safe.

  2. LOVE the idea of dropping balloons! Thanks so much for these great NYE ideas!

  3. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    Love all these dieas! My kids and I will just have a quiet night at home and honestly, we will be in bed by 9….because we are lame πŸ˜‰

  4. These are such fun ideas! With New Year’s coming up the kids and I will be doing lots of crafts this week and there are several ideas on this list that I can’t wait to try out!

  5. These are great ideas! When you become a parent, you find new ways to enjoy New Years that don’t involve cocktails and various states of debauchery. =D

  6. The balloon drop would be so much fun. I just know my kids would have loved participating like that.

  7. These are great ideas for kids on New Years. We always go to my Sister in laws and there are a few little ones. It is always fun to see them in the excitement.

  8. Carla Bushey says:

    What a wonderful list! I just love it. Thanks so much for putting this together.

  9. We always stay home on New Year’s Eve and have a few close family and friends over. These are great ideas to entertain everyone!!

  10. Rebecca Swenor says:

    These are some really amazing ideas for the kids and a New Years Eve party. I love the idea of making the plate shakers and the balloon drop too. Thanks for sharing the party ideas.

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  12. Those are really good ideas for kids for New Years.

    My parents always went out on New Years Eve, so as a family we never did anything like your ideas.

    The highlight of my night was getting to stay up later than usual to watch Dick Clark.

  13. These are some great ideas! I don’t know if my kids will be able to stay up to ring in the new year, but these are some great activities. I know they’d have fun with these.

  14. We do nothing for NYE at our house πŸ™ We probably should, but I don’t want to be on the roads and don’t want anyone I know and love to be on them either. However, we have a house full of people and these sound like great ideas to do with just our family!

    1. These are all things you can totally do at home as a family. πŸ˜‰

  15. These are some really great ideas for New Year’s Eve! I bet the kids and adults would have fun with these!

  16. Those are really fun ideas! We usually just eat out on New Year’s Eve then watch the ball drop in New York on TV.

  17. CourtneyLynne says:

    These are some great ideas!!!!!! We are going to eat out someplace nice tomorrow then maybe try one of your ideas πŸ˜‰

  18. We normally treat it like any other day, but these are wonderful ideas! I may have to try one of them. πŸ™‚

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