Family Friendly New Year’s Eve in San Antonio
New Year’s Eve in San Antonio is an experience like non other. It is something you must experience in your lifetime. It is just like the fourth of July, but at midnight… in January. All of your neighbors will have a stash of fireworks; the air will be filled with smoke for the next few days; and your kids will love it!
If staying home isn’t your thing, there are some fun family friendly events you can celebrate this coming holiday. Be sure to check out these 5 ways you can ring in the New Year as a family.
Baskin-Robbins Celebrate 31
Get $1.70 scoops* at your local Baskin-Robbins! Call your store to verify they are participating. December 31, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Multiple locations across San Antonio $1.70 scoops
Noon Year’s Eve at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
Join Andretti’s for some New Year’s Eve fun for the kids! There will be a huge Balloon Drop* at noon with over $1,000 in prizes inside select balloons including candy, races, attraction passes, game cards and gift certificates! NOTE: *Balloon Drop is for kids 12 and under. There will be two sections: one for younger children under 7 years old and one for older children 8-12 years old. December 31, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 5527 N Loop 1604 W, 78249 Half off arcade games
Celebrate SA! at San Antonio’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Ring in the New Year in Beautiful Downtown San Antonio. Experience the biggest free New Year’s Eve celebration and fireworks extravaganza in Texas – Celebrate San Antonio. With live music on three stages, carnival games and rides and delicious festival food, this downtown fiesta is the place to celebrate the New Year! December 31, 6:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. 434 S Alamo St., 78205, Free
Kids Countdown at The DoSeum
Get the party started early thanks to The DoSeum. Families can participate in a “Let’s Glow Crazy” dance party that will include music and interactive dance floors. There’s also food and a laser show at noon to celebrate the new year. Tickets are $25 and typically sell out before the event. December. 31, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 2800 Broadway, thedoseum.org
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country
Plan a staycation at this Northside resort that has options for all ages. Adults can make reservations at 18 Oaks Steakhouse or enjoy live entertainment, drinks and food at one of its other venues. There’s a carnival with inflatables, movies and an apple cider toast for young kids plus a teen glow party for those ages 13-17. Tuesday, Dec. 31, various times. 23808 Resort Pkwy., marriott.com/hotels
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