How will you celebrate New Year’s Day with your kids?
Would you like to go out for a local New Year’s Day event? Do you want to attend a New Year’s Day event in New Jersey where kids are welcome?
We’ve got you covered!
To start your 2017 year with an amazing family memory, we are sharing our listing of local New Year’s Day events in New Jersey that are FAMILY FRIENDLY.
Most of these New Jersey New Year’s Day events for families are free. Some may have a charge for attending some of these events and some may require advance tickets. Check the links for more detailed information and a complete schedule of what New Year’s activities they are offering for kids and families.
Local New Year’s Day Events for Families
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New Jersey New Year’s Day Events for Families
- Asbury Park New Year’s Day event – Polar Bear Plunge, Sunday, 10 am – 2 pm, Convention Hall, $10-$50, Learn more at their site www.sonsofireland.org.
- Lyndhurst New Year’s Day event – New Year’s Day Meadowlands Nature Walk, Sunday, 10 am – 12 pm, 1 DeKorte Park Plaza in Lyndhurst. Hosted by the Bergen County Audubon Society. The tour is free but reservations are suggested. Learn more on our New Jersey Calendar of Events listing.
- Mays Landing New Year’s Day event – New Year’s Eve & Day skating available, various times, Young’s Skating Center, Price unknown, Learn more at their site youngsskatingcenter.com.
- Morris Township New Year’s Day event – Winter Weekend Photo Scavenger Hunt, Sunday, Anytime between 9 am – 3:30 pm, Frelinghuysen Arboretum. $10 per family. Learn more on our New Jersey Calendar of Events listing.
- Ocean City New Year’s Day event – First Day At The Beach, Sunday 2pm, Music Pier, Learn more on our New Jersey Calendar of Events listing.
- Tuckerton New Year’s Day event – Fire and Ice Food Trucks and Fireworks, Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm, Tuckerton Seaport, Learn more on our New Jersey Calendar of Events listing.
- There are at least 11 counties with state parks participating in the First Day hikes. Learn more in this post, Free Guided Family First Day Hikes in New Jersey.
Philadelphia New Year’s Day Events for Families
- Kimmel Center FREE New Year’s Day Celebration, Sunday 10 am – 5:00 pm. Free activities and performances throughout the day, Learn more at their site www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/?search=free.
- Sesame Place New Year’s Eve & Day events, Saturday & Sunday, various hours depending on the events, price varies. Learn more at their site Sesameplace.com.
- The Mummers Parade, Sunday, 9 am, City Hall and Broad Street, Free. Learn more here.
Tell us! How will you celebrate the new year with your kids?