New Year’s Eve Events for Families

These local New Year's Eve events for families have tons of fun activities and early start times to help ring in 2022.

So, your kid has a bedtime but wants to celebrate the New Year, too? Well, you don’t have to choose between 2022 and your child’s sleep patterns this New Year’s Eve.

These events are packed with fun New Year’s Eve fun for families on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, and happen well before midnight. Check out this list to find one that fits your family’s needs and kiss 2021 goodbye.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some in-person events may have safety protocols in place and some may cancel without any warning. Call your chosen event for details before heading out. 

Michigan Mitten Drop

Dec. 31, 2021 

Ring in the New Year with costumed characters, kids’ activities and a mitten drop at 6:30 p.m.

Mount Clemens New Year’s Eve Party and Fireworks

Dec. 31, 2021

Visit The Discovery Center (54 Cherry Street) for kids’ activities from 4-9 p.m. An adult party with fireworks at midnight follows.

New Year’s Eve Bash and Balloon Drop

Dec. 31, 2021 

Visit this spot at noon for their Noon Year’s Eve event. After, countdown to 2022 with a balloon drop.

New Year’s Eve Glow Skate

Dec. 31, 2021 

Ring in the New Year with a glow-in-the-dark roller skating event.

NYE Kids Countdown

Dec. 31, 2021 

This annual event offers all of the traditional fun of New Year’s Eve well before midnight. Ring in 2022 with live music, dancing, kids’ activities and much more.

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

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