New Years Eve For Kids 2012 – Northwest Indiana

Photo Credit Sean Macentree.

Looking for plans for New Years Eve for kids 2012? Here’s a list of new years eve events for kids in Northwest Indiana. New Years Eve for Kids in Chicago and New Years Eve Northwest Indiana.

Crown Point.

Join the City of Crown Point for Annual Children’s New Years Eve Party on December 31st from 2-5pm at the First United Methodist Church. Cost is $5 per person with 2 & under Free. Party will have a DJ, magician and a visit from Cat & the Hat. For more information or to register contact the Crown Point Parks & Recreation Department at 219-661-2271.

Deep River Waterpark

Deep River Waterpark has an event too. Looking for a “kid-friendly” place to ring in the New Year? Bring the family to Deep River Waterpark. The $5 fee is for everyone entering the park after 5pm on Wednesday, December 31. On and off the ice family-friendly New Year’s Eve party fun. Regular skate rental fees apply for those who need to rent skates.

5pm to 7:30pm – Kid’s crafts
8pm – Countdown & sparkling juice toast in the plaza (8pm is midnight in the family friendly “Paddles Time Zone”)
5pm to 10pm – D.J., ice skating, concession items for sale Find more information.


Bellaboos is hosting “BELLABRATION!” on New Year’s Eve, December 31 from 10 to 5
A New Year’s Eve at a Reasonable Hour Celebration – Regular Admission Prices. *Royal Dress Code Required*
A Big Bubble Drop and Countdown to the New Year will happen at Noon and 4:00 p.m.
Also open New Year’s Day from 10 to 5

Jump Zone

Crown Point Jump Zone has a New Year’s afternoon event from 1-4. It’s $9/child.

Homewood, Illinois

The world may tune in to Time Square (NYC) at midnight, but in Homewood, families gather for a count down and balloon drop at the stroke of noon – on Monday, December 31.  Light refreshments will be served. Family photo opportunities available. Admission is free and open to the public. Find more information.

Join the Community Relations Commission for a family celebration. Doors open at 10:30 AM and Mr. D’s Magic Show starts promptly at 11:00 AM. Experience his mind-blowing magic and illusions. Many residents have experienced Mr. D at Fall Fest where he has mesmerized adults and children alike. Mr. D’s Magic Show is fast-paced with music, comedy, audience participation, and lots of laughter. Don’t be late! Seating is limited.

Navy Pier

New Year’s Eve Family Bash on Monday, December 31 at the Winter WonderStage at Winter WonderFest Navy Pier Chicago.
Ring in the New Year a little bit early with entertainment at the Winter WonderStage! The evening begins with dance performances by the N4C Crew from Pro Dance Elite, showcasing the newest, hottest dance styles including hip hop, contemporary, free style and breakin followed by a popular top 40 cover band. The celebration culminates with a special 7:00 p.m. Family Fireworks show outside on Dock Street.

Program Schedule:
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Dance performances by N4C Dance Troupe
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Live music with pop/top 40 cover band Your Villain My Hero
7:00 PM Fireworks on Dock Street
Dueling Pianos on the Family Pavilion Stage from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.!
New Year’s Eve Family Fireworks
Monday, December 31 – NEW TIME! 7:00 PM

How about you? Where are you ringing in the new year? Don’t forget all the Northwest Indiana Light Displays 2012.

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