Ringing in the New Year can be tricky with young children. But there are some great family-friendly events around Central Florida to celebrate 2023 a little early!
Moo Year’s Eve Party
Saturday, December 31, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Millie Moo’s Orlando
Ring in 2023 at Millie Moo’s annual new years eve party. Enjoy snow flurries and dance party to get the kids energized and ready for our mid-day balloon drop with FUBBLES & DISCO! $20 per child.
Noon Year’s Eve Celebration
Saturday, December 31, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Orlando Science Center
Celebrate the arrival of 2023 at noon instead of midnight. Upon arrival, head up to DinoDigs for hands-on activities and the Dinos in Lights Festive Show that all lead up to a fun kiddie countdown to noon.
Jazzberry Jammin’ Noon Year’s Eve
Saturday, December 31, 12–4 p.m.
Crayola Experience Orlando
Ring in the new year early with a DJ dance party, mid-day countdowns at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m., character appearances, plus special crafts and coloring pages.
My Litte Town New Year’s Eve Party
December 31, 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.
My Little Town Kids Orlando
End a great year with a great party on New Year’s Eve.
Noon Year’s Eve Party
December 31, 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Semoran Skateway, Casselberry
Skate into 2023! Enjoy a balloon pop and specials throughout the session. Admission $9.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Lake Nona
December 31, 4–8 p.m.
Boxi Park, Lake Nona
Start with lunch at Boxi Park followed by a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party with live music, face painting, and kid-friendly activities from 4-8 p.m. There will be a new year countdown with a “balloon ball drop” at 7 p.m. Event entry is free until 4 p.m., with a $10 cover charge thereafter.
New Year’s Eve Celebration at Pirate’s Dinner Adventure
December 31, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Pirates Dinner Adventure, Orlando
You are cordially invited to Treasure Bay for our annual New Year’s Eve celebration will be filled with games, songs, and fun. But best beware, danger lurks just outside the safety of Treasure Bay. The 7:30 p.m. show will have a special early countdown at the end of the show.
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens New Year’s Eve Celebration
December 31, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Central Florida Zoo, Sanford
Families can send 2022 out on a WILD note! The Zoo has added a night at its popular Asian Lantern Festival: Into the Wild, New Year’s Eve. Families can stroll through dozens of larger-than-life, handcrafted lanterns around the Zoo, plus enjoy a DJ and an hourly countdown and celebration. The perfect way to start off a date night or celebrate with the family and get the kids home at a reasonable time.
New Year’s Eve Bash
December 31, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
District Eat & Play Oviedo
Looking for a family-friendly way to ring in the New Year? Oviedo will be hosting a family friendly event that includes DJ MJ spinning the tunes for a Kids dance and a balloon drop and count down at 9:00 pm. (Closing at 11 p.m.)