New Year’s Eve Celebrations: Family-Friendly + Local



Ringing in the New Year doesn’t require staying up until midnight. You can find a wide variety of family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations all across the St. Louis area! There’s something for everyone!



families swimming in the indoor pool at The Lodge Des Peres in Des Peres, MO

New Year’s Eve at Noon in The Lodge Pool – SOLD OUT

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with your entire family at The Lodge Indoor Pool! Guests will participate in traditional New Year’s Eve festivities including a countdown to noon with a gigantic beach ball drop! Enjoy swimming in the wave pool, the indoor slide, music, dancing and a NYE-themed backdrop to snap some fun photos! All youth guests will take home a beach ball! The Lodge Café will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY 12/27 FOR EACH PERSON ATTENDING. This event will sell out – register early!




Noon Year’s Eve Missouri History Museum

For those of us who can’t stay awake until midnight, join us for a New Year’s countdown when the clock strikes noon. Explore Missouri’s music history through art activities, scavenger hunts, and winter-themed games. Stay for a special performance by FIRE DOG before the balloons drop at noon!  




Noon Year’s Eve Party at Sweet + Sassy

Get stylin’ for New Year’s with a glittery makeover! Includes a rockin’ up-do, glittery make up, just-a-polish, dancing on the stage, a holiday craft, and a New Year’s countdown with blowers and hats! Reservations are required.




Blossom Play Cafe Noon Years Eve Party 2022

Join us for a New Year’s Eve celebration … family style! Families will enjoy playtime, pizza, snacks, sparkling juice, crafts, dancing and a balloon drop when the clock strikes NOON! Decorations, party hats and noise makers provided!



New Year’s Beach Bash Camp at The Little Gym of Fenton

Welcome to Hawaii! This New Year’s Eve, we’re celebrating with Hawaiian-themed games and activities like Running in the Sun, White Water Rafting and even learning how to Hula! Join us for a camp filled with a whole lot of Hawaiian fun!Ages 3-8, bathroom independent and please bring a NUT-free snack!
Call or sign up online!


New Year’s Eve Workshop at Yucandu Art Studio

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with art & craft projects followed by a countdown to the Stomping of the Bubble Wrap. Bring sack lunch. *Pre-registration required. All sales final. Cancellations receive take-home kits.

New Year’s at Noon at Edwardsville Children’s Museum

  • Cost: Included with admission

Put on your fanciest party clothes and join us for a New Year’s party complete with a clock craft and a balloon drop at noon! This event is free with admission.Admission is $8 per person, free for kids under 1 year.


Noon Year’s Eve at We Rock the Spectrum- Fenton

Ring in the New Year a little early with our Noon Year’s Eve Party! We’ll have games, crafts, lots of playtime, and a countdown to noon complete with a balloon drop!
Reservations are limited, and you can secure your child’s spot by registering through our app, We Rock the Spectrum 2.0, or by calling the gym at (636)529-8282.

Noon Years Eve Bash at The Little Gym of South County

Get ready to raise your sippy cups to toast the New Year in style… all while getting to bed on time! There will be open play in the gym, dancing, treats, photo ops, and a countdown to NOON!
AGES 0-12 yrs


Concord Bowl New Years Eve Party

For either NYE block, reservation-holders are free to bring in their own food if they wish. No outside drinks, please.New Year’s Eve Family Friendly: RESERVATION ONLY! At $80 per lane for up to 5 people: each person receives unlimited bowling and shoe rental, 1 large pizza with up to 3 toppings, and toasted ravioli or mini tacos. BRING YOUR KIDS!12-3 pm or 4-7 pm



Noon Year’s Eve Party at St. Louis County Library

It’s hard to stay up until midnight, so celebrate at noon! Make crafts, play games, and ring in the new year with pizza and a noon time cookies and milk toast! 


City Museum Family New Year’s Eve Party

It’s a New Year’s party for the whole family! Play games like Jenga, corn hole, and more. Karaoke your heart out to your favorite Holiday tunes. Pop the balloons from the balloon drop at 8:30 pm to enter a raffle for City Museum prizes! Complete with a “Champagne” toast to the new year!




New Year’s Eve Party Korte Rec Center

End 2022 with a SPLASH! Bubble Blower and a Countdown with a Slide Drop at 3 pm with beach balls and rubber ducks. Balloon animals by Robin in the lobby starting at 12:30 pm.
Members FREE Non-members Daily Rate
No-Preregistration Required.

Winterfest at the Arch New Year’s Eve

Our New Year’s Eve “Neon Nights” celebration is a family-friendly way to ring in the new year! Enjoy a DJ, fire dancers, princesses and superheroes, party favors, and a deluxe photo experience, topped off by a fireworks spectacular with monumental Arch views! Fireworks start at 8 pm.




Skating Party at Steinberg Rink

Go ice skating at Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park this New Year’s Eve! Ring in the New Year while enjoying the winter fun of ice skating and ice bumper cars with family and friends. Come at anytime and leave when you are ready –  no session times! 

New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Mississippi

  • When: Saturday, December 31, 2022, 10:00 pm
  • Location: Market & Water St. Grafton, Illinois 62037
  • Cost: Free
Ring in the New Year in beautiful Grafton! Enjoy Fireworks at Lighthouse park! View spectacular light displays over the Mississippi River while you dine at downtown restaurants or during your stay at guesthouses along the river. Head to The Loading Dock or Aerie’s winery for festive celebrations!

St. Louis Ambush New Year’s Eve Kids Bash

Watch the action on the field as the Ambush take on the Kansas City Comets. Immediately following the game, celebrate New Years with party favors and a balloon drop on the field! 



The Fountain on Locust: Flights of Fancy

The early seating at this event is family friendly! Guests will be served a flight of retro cocktails or cocktails, shareable bites for their table, and a flight of mini-ice cream dessert delights. Each table will be sent home with a bottle of champagne and a box of Fountain chocolates to ring in the New Year from home later that evening. Book your seating here.



New Year’s Eve Celebration: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Ring in 2023 with your SLSO at the annual favorite New Year’s Eve Celebration. Bring family and friends together for this musical celebration and start 2023 with meaningful musical memories. 




New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise

This popular dinner cruise is remixed for a New Year’s Eve celebration. Enjoy live music, a chef-curated, plated dinner featuring chicken & steak with a shrimp kabob and a champagne toast to ring in the new year.

Kokomo Joe’s New Year’s Eve Event

Celebrate the New Year at Kokomo Joe’s! Enjoy a family-friendly event to ring in 2023. All ages welcome! Admission includes:

  • 4 Hours of All You Can Play Activities, $5 Game Card
  • Countdown, Balloon Drop, & Toast, Party Hats & Noisemakers
  • Buffet (Gluten Free options available), Unlimited soft drinks, Desserts, Alcoholic beverages available at additional fees, KJ Souvenir Cup



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