Family Friendly New Year's Eve Activities in Cincinnati

Want to ring in the new year with the little ones but not sure how? We’ve found several family friendly New Year’s activities taking place across the Tri-state that you might consider:

Newport on the Levee — Kid’s New Year’s Eve Countdown Party

Cost: Free with admission
Where: Aquarium Theater
When: Dec. 31; 3:30 to 5pm
What: Music and games along with party hats, noise-makers and lots of fun stuff for kids to do. Scuba Santa will lead the countdown to the New Year at 5:00 p.m.
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The Beach Waterpark — New Years Eve Family Celebration

Cost: $9; $5 military personnel, ages 50 and up and children 48 inches and under; free ages 2 and under
Where: Off of I-71 at exit 25-A
When: December 31; 3pm
What: Noisemakers, party hats, music and a giant video screen help make for a family friendly event. Beach Ball Drop marks the “new year” and takes place at 9pm.
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Mayerson JCC — Kids New Year’s Eve Sleepover

Cost: Member Advantage: $25; $20 for siblings | Public: $35; $30 for siblings
Where: Mayerson JCC | 8485 Ridge Road | Cincinnati, OH 45236
When: Thursday, Dec. 31; 7pm; pickup 8am on January 1st
What: Open to children ages K-6 the New Year’s Eve sleepover includes swimming, crafts, games, etc. and a soda toast at midnight. Open to all religions, races and abilities.
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Hamilton County Park District — Family New Year’s Eve Party!

Cost: $5 per child
Where: Sweetwine Banquet Center in Woodland Mound
When: December 31; 6-9pm
What: Ideal for children ages 3-12, this celebration will include crafts, snacks, a performance by Jordan the Magician, balloon sculptures and face painting. New Year’s will be celebrated with a ball drop at 9pm.
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Know of any other great New Year’s Eve events happening tomorrow night that families might enjoy? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. says

    We went to the Hamilton County Park District’s family friendly event last night and it was FANTASTIC!!! We are already looking forward to attending this event for many New Year’s Eve to come.
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