Top Family Friendly Austin New Year’s Eve Events

Are you ready to say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022? We’re hoping for more joyful, much healthier times to come in the year onward. And what better way to welcome the new year than with an incredible trip to family-friendly events in Austin? Whether you are in lookup of a place to unwind after the holiday seasons, a more vibrant escape to celebrate, or you want to indulge in more creative activities with your kids and family, or you’re craving wide-open areas with a side of wonderful scenery, there are endless opportunities for celebrating a brand new year. Here are some of the top family-friendly Austin New Year’s Eve events.

New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop

Playland Skate Center
8822 McCann Dr
Austin, TX 78757

Say goodbye to 2021 and skate into 2022 at Playland Skate Center on Friday, December 31. Admission includes skate rentals, party favors, and balloon drop at 4 pm. Playland Skate Center has offered families a safe and fun roller-skating experience since 1973, so why not start 2022 with them. Pete’s Eats will be open for all your snack needs.

Texas Stars Vs. Charlotte Checkers

HEB Center
2100 Avenue of the Stars
Cedar Park, TX 78613

Celebrate the new year with the Texas Stars as they take on the Charlotte Checkers. Head out to the HEB Center for an exciting and energetic hockey game at 7 pm. They offer an excellent promotion to families of four, with tickets starting at $17 per person, including a hot dog and a drink.

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New Years Eve Party

16231 Interstate 35
Pflugerville, TX, 78660

Are you looking to celebrate the new year early? Head out to Austin’s from 11 am – 6 pm on Friday, December 31, for games, food, and fun. Your family will have a fantastic time enjoying unlimited attractions like go-karts, laser tag, bumper boats, and more. Your ticket will also include a buffet, a $10 game card, and a balloon drop and toast at 5 pm. Get your tickets today!

Countdown to 2022

Marktplatz (Market Square)
100 West Main Street – Kinder Halle
Fredericksburg, TX, 78624

Head out to Marktplatz to celebrate the city’s newest holiday tradition in the 4th Annual Countdown to 2022. FREE activities will be for children, including bounce houses and inflatables, a trackless train, and music. There will also be a ball drop a 6 pm so you can get the little ones home and in bed early.

New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Mel’s Lonestar Lanes
1010 N Austin Ave.
Georgetown, TX, 78626

Love bowling? Ring in the new year at Mel’s Lonestar lanes. Mel’s offers Family New Year’s Eve packages that include a private bowling lane, shoe rentals, party favors, and a delicious home-style dinner. Our family bowling celebration starts at 5:30 pm and ends at 8 pm. Register your family today.

White Bowling Pins and Red Bowling Ball

Kid’s New Year’s Eve Family Paint Night

Creole Creative Canvases

Are you planning on celebrating the new year at home? Add some artistic fun to your celebration with family paint kits from Creole Creative Canvases. Paint kits are paint-your-way at-home kits that the whole family can participate in. Head to their website today, select what images your family wants to paint, and have all the supplies you will need delivered right to your home in time for your new years eve celebration. 

New Year’s Party

Indigo Play
13530 Research Blvd., Suite 102
Austin , TX , 78750

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at Indigo Play from 11 am to 2 pm! Start your day with games, and then enjoy a balloon drop with prizes at noon, followed by more games. Free pizza will be served at 12:30, and there will be a champagne toast for parents and a sparkling juice toast for the littles. We are sure this will be a great place to celebrate the new year with your kiddos. Get your tickets today!

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