If you’re looking for some kid-friendly fun to celebrate New Year’s Eve with the whole family, check out the following events taking place in the greater Cleveland/Akron area.
*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these events are subject to change. Please follow state guidelines, including wearing face coverings, maintaining 6 feet apart from others and washing hands. Visit northeastohioparent.com for more upcoming events.
New Year’s Eve at Noon: Cleveland Museum of Natural History celebrates early with this family-friendly virtual event. Tune in to Facebook Live on Thursday, December 31, at 11:20am to enjoy jaw-some entertainment with our educators. Then watch a giant dinosaur egg drop at noon—with a special surprise inside. cmnh.org
New Year’s Eve Nature Celebration. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the new Veterans Legacy Woods with fun activities for all ages. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 14085 Ravenna Road, Newbury Twp., geaugaparkdistrict.org
Noon Year’s Eve. Make a resolution to count down to the “noon” year during this daytime celebration of New Year’s Eve. Wear something festive and bring a noisemaker. Register to receive a Zoom link. 11:30 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Akron Public Library, akronlibrary.org
Virtual New Year’s Eve Party. Listen to a story and learn how to make some fun crafts, such as a party hat, noise maker and popper. 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Wadsworth Public Library, wadsworthlibrary.com
Countdown-to-Noon Family Storytime. Join in on social media for a special New Year’s Eve family storytime featuring our favorite stories, songs and rhymes. 11:30 a.m.-noon. Westlake Porter Public Library, westlakelibrary.org
Happy Noon Year Party. Ages 3-10 celebrate on Zoom and enjoy music, games, dancing, snacks and of course…the ball drop. Get dressed up in your best attire and let the fun begin.11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Mentor Public Library, mentorpl.org
W-E Celebrate: Noon Year’s Eve. We’ll read, dance and watch the ball drop to celebrate the end of 2020. Take and make kits with some party essentials can be picked up at any of our four libraries starting the week of Dec. 14. 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org