Looking for a family friendly place to celebrate New Year's Eve? It doesn't have to be just a night time event. Think about spending the day at a seaport, an aquarium or on a battleship. Check out some of these destinations in and around New Jersey. Wishing all our readers a Happy New Year 2018!
FIREWORKS FROM THE BATTLESHIP NJ
100 Clinton St, Camden NJ, 866-877-6262x108
Dec 31, 2017, 6PM or Midnight show
Come see the Fireworks over the Delaware River either at 6PM or Midnight. $10 donation. FREE for members.
FIRST NIGHT MORRIS 2018
Morristown Green & Various Local Venues in Morristown, 973-455-0708
Dec r 31, 2017, Start 4:45PM
New Year’s Eve fun for the whole family! Over 80+ Performances. Children’s Fun Festival - Clowns, Face Painting, Music, Dinoman Dinosaurs, Fun with Lego, Great Scott Master Magician, Mr. Fish, and much more! Night fireworks! $ Admission
FIRST NIGHT OCEAN COUNTY IN SEASIDE HEIGHTS
Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Seaside Heights NJ, 732-830-3700
Dec 31, 2017, Starts at Noon
Great New Year’s Eve fun and games for the whole family. Hit the boardwalk arcades for face Painters, Caricature Portraits, Balloonists, Crafts, Magic Show and much more. Fireworks at 5PM. $ Ticket.
FIRST NIGHT OCEAN CITY
Various Venues, Ocean City NJ, 609-399-1412
Dec 31, 2017, Starts at 4PM
New Year’s Eve Celebration of the Arts. Family event with over 60 entertainment programs, featuring magicians, jugglers, puppeteers, Broadway Show caliber music, Fabulous Grease Band and more. Fireworks at Midnight. $ Ticket.
FIRST NIGHT 2018 ON BATTLESHIP NJ
100 Clinton St, Camden NJ, 866-877-6262x203
Dec 31, 2017-Jan 1, 2018, 5PM-10AM
What a cool way to ring in 2018 with the family! Spend it overnight on the Battleship NJ. Dinner and Breakfast served. Get a tour of the ship and sleep in crew bunks. Enjoy fireworks at midnight over the Delaware River. $ Ticket.
HOLIDAY IN THE PARK AT SIX FLAGS ON NEW YEAR'S EVE
1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson NJ, 732-928-2000
Dec 31, 2017, 1-9PM
Get in some Holiday Thrill rides at Six Flags. Bundle up and stroll through Six Flag's winter wonderland on New Year's Eve. Holiday entertainment, festive lights and family rides. $ Admission.
HOLIDAY LIGHT SPECTACULAR AT TURTLE BACK ZOO
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange NJ, 973-731-5800
Dec 31, 2017, 5-9PM
Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. FREE Admission.
NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION AT ROCKING HORSE RANCH
600 State Route 44/55, Highland NY, 800-647-2624
Dec 29, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018
Stay at a great resort. All-inclusive fun with fireworks spectacular, live entertainment, 3 delicious daily all-you-can-eat meals, music and much more! $ Event
NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION SEA ISLE CITY
29th St to 94th St along Landis Ave, Sea Isle City NJ, 609-263-0050
Dec 31, 2017, Starts at 5:30PM
Features family activities, dancing, entertainment, food and refreshments. An early countdown to midnight with a falling crystal ball at 7:00 p.m.
NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS AT INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM
211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia PA, 215-413-8655
Dec 31, 2017, 6PM
Fun for the whole family. Enjoy a day at the museum and then ring in 2018 with the 6PM Fireworks display on the waterfront. Party hats, noisemakers and ginger ale toast. $ Admission.
NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY AT IPLAY AMERICA
110 Schanck Road, Freehold NJ, 732-577-8200
Dec 31, 2017, 7:30PM-1AM
Family Event of the Year. Enjoy a night of unlimited rides, party favors, a live DJ, prizes and giveaways. Watch the ball drop on 5 large screens. $ Admission. FREE under 36 inches.
NEW YEAR'S EVE MIDNIGHT AT THE OASIS AT SAHARA SAMS
535 North Route 73, West Berlin NJ, 856-767-7580
Dec 31, 2017, 7PM-12:30AM
Rock and Splash with the family. New Year’s Eve party with fine food, indoor water attractions, DJ, games and giveaways. $ Admission.
NEW YEAR'S EVE SPLASH AT ADVENTURE AQUARIUM
1 Riverside Drive, Camden NJ, 844-474-3474
Dec 31, 2017, 10AM-6PM
Ring in the New Year 2018 with family and fish. DJ dance party and fireworks display over the Delaware River.