Virtual New Year’s Eve Events for Families in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These virtual New Year's Eve events for families have tons of fun activities and early start times to help ring in 2021.

Woman, man and child in blue and gold party hats with noisemakers surrounded by white orbs

So, your kid has a bedtime but wants to celebrate the New Year, too? Well, you don’t have to choose between 2021 and your child’s sleep patterns this New Year’s Eve.

These five online events are packed with fun New Year’s Eve fun for families on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, and happen well before midnight. Check out this list to find one that fits your family’s needs and kiss 2020 goodbye.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some in-person events may have safety protocols in place. Call your chosen event for details before heading out. 

Kids NYE Party & Countdown 

Dec. 31, 2020 

  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Celebrate the New Year with Zoom science experiments, prize giveaways and a kids’ countdown.

New Year’s Eve Countdown for Kids Online 

Dec. 31, 2020 

  • Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Enjoy a special story time on Zoom and celebrate the incoming New Year with a countdown to noon.

New Year’s Eve Yoga for Kids 

Dec. 31, 2020 

  • Time: 3-3:45 p.m.
  • Cost: Contact for details

Razz Yoga in Maryland offers a yoga lesson for kids that want to try it in the New Year.

Online Magical New Year’s Eve Adventures 

Dec. 31, 2020 

  • Time: 5-6 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Take an adventure to the North Pole and make polar bears, the Northern Lights and shooting stars. You provide your own crafting items.

Worldwide New Year’s Eve 2021 Virtual Party 

Dec. 31, 2020 

  • Time: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $11-$15

This massive party hosts more than 10,000 people, virtual ball drops, social mixers, music, entertainment and more. Good for adults and older teens.

This post was originally published in 2016 and is updated regularly. 

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