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Family-Friendly New Years Eve Parties



Celebrate the ending of a great year and the beginning of a new

New Years Eve Events

New Years eve is a great time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the new year with family and friends. Choose an activity to do together. Bowling, ice skating or roller skating are good options! Many places are offering holiday packages, events and celebrations for the entire family to enjoy. Last year, Hope Stuart, Apple A Day President teaches readers how to get "Snorganized" in the New Year.


10th Annual New Years Eve Celebration
The Castle Fun Center, Chester
This year, The Castle Fun Center is celebrating the 10th annual New Years Eve Celebration. Tickets are $45 in advance or $55 day of (children 4 and under are free). Tickets include:
$5 arcade card
Dinner Buffet
Lazer Tag, Rock Wall, Lazer Maze, Free Fall, Ballocity and Go Karts from 6-8:45pm
Roller Skating (6-8:30)
Dancing on the rink at 8:30
"Midnight" Countdown at 8:50
For tickets and more info: thecastlefuncenter.com

New Paltz Eve
Greater New Paltz Community Partenership
Free and safe community event for all ages. Activities include scavanger hunt at the Youth Program at 220 Main St, Story, crafts and community sing-a-long at the library. 1-5pm. newpaltzeve.org


Happy New Year at Noon
Mid- Hudson Children's Museum, Poughkeepsie
At the Mid- Hudson Children’s Museum, celebrate the new year with your children at noon! It's the biggest party of the year as you sing, dance and party your way into 2017. $14 admission, tickets available in advance. mhcm.org

Family New Years Eve Party
Wood'n Wheel, Ulster Park
Strap on a pair of skates and celebrate the new year with a Family Afternoon New Year's Eve Party at Wood'n Wheel from 12-3:30pm. Prizes, refreshments, noisemakers, hats and a grand finale balloon drop is all included with admission. $10.50 admission. woodnwheel.com


Bowl in the New Year
Colonial Lanes, Chester
Bring your group of up to 6 people to the alley for a New Years Eve Party! 2 hours of cosmic bowling with shoe rental, holiday music, arcade tokens, dinner, dessert and noisemakers is all included in a special family party package. bowlcolonial.com

Time Capsules
Poughkidsie, Poughkeepsie
Make new memories while preserving old ones at Poughkidsie. Register for the annual time capsule workshop. Poughkidsie is supplying all the materials you bring your memories. Friday 10-5 or Saturday 10-12. Includes unlimited play in the village, kid-friendly bubbly and all the materials you need. poughkidsie.com

Illuminate Goshen 2nd Annual Extravaganza
80 Main St, Goshen
This free community event takes place inside heated tents complete with family-friendly "Early to bed" 9pm Ball Drop. From 7-9 enjoy family fun activities including Mad Science, Balloon animals, magic show, crafts even a Disney Princess visit! facebook.com/IlluminateGoshen

New Years Eve in Millbrook
Get your collectible buttons for the party of the year. Live entertainment includes music, magic and much more throughout Millbrook. Maps and details can be found online. Refreshments at the VFW Post 9008. millbrookrotary.org

Pamela is the calendar, social media editor and places to go guru at Hudson Valley Parent. She was raised in the Hudson Valley and currently resides in Dutchess County with her husband and two boys. She enjoys beach days, crafting, photography and can rattle off a list of things to do or places to visit at any given moment.


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