Looking for a place to celebrate New Year's Eve and to ring in 2019 with the kids? Why not go splash around at a waterpark, or enjoy games & rides at an amusement park, or better yet go explore a museum. Get tickets to some First Night events and enjoy music, performances & entertainment. When night comes around, go see some spectacular fireworks over some of New Jersey's best beaches and waterfronts. Check out some of these destinations in and around NJ. Wishing all our readers a Happy New Year for 2019!
110 Schanck Road, Freehold NJ, 732.577.8200
December 31, 2018, 7:30PM-1AM
Family Event of the Year at iPlay! Enjoy a night of unlimited rides, party favors, a live DJ, prizes, and giveaways. Watch the ball drop on 5 large screens. $ Admission. Toddlers FREE under 36 inches.
535 North Route 73, West Berlin NJ, 856.767.7580
December 31, 2018, 7PM-12:30AM
Ring in 2019 at NJ’s favorite indoor water park. Sahara Sams New Year’s Eve party with be rocking with food, indoor water attractions, DJ, games and giveaways. $ Admission.
211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia PA, 215.413.8655
December 31, 2018, 6PM Fireworks
Enjoy a day at the Independence Seaport Museum and then ring in 2019 with Fireworks display on the waterfront. Best front row view from museum terraces. Party hats, noisemakers and ginger ale toast. $ Admission.
62 Battleship Place, Camden NJ, 866.877.6262
December 31, 2018, 6PM or Midnight show
Come see the Fireworks over the Delaware River. $10 donation. FREE for members.
600 State Route 44/55, Highland NY, 800.647.2624
December 30, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Stay at a great fun family resort. All-inclusive Rocking Horse New Year’s package with Fireworks Spectacular on Dec 30th, New Year’s Eve Party Dec 31st, comedy juggler, 3 delicious daily all-you-can-eat meals, music and much more!
Morristown Green & Various Local Venues in Morristown, 973.455.0708
December 31, 2018, Start 4:45PM
Plenty of New Year’s Eve fun for the family! Morristown comes alive and becomes a stage with over 70+ Performances. Children’s Fun Festival - Clowns, Face Painting, Music, Dinoman Dinosaurs, Fun with Legos, Rizzo’s Reptile & Wildlife, Hula Hoop Fun and much more! Fireworks 9:15PM & midnight! $ Admission
Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Seaside Heights NJ, 732.830.3700
December 31, 2018, Starts at Noon
New Year’s Eve fun and games for the kids! Hit the boardwalk arcades for face Painters, Caricature Portraits, Balloonists, Crafts, Magic Show and much more. Fireworks at 5PM. $ Ticket
Various Venues, Ocean City NJ, 609.399.1412
December 31, 2018, Starts at 4PM
New Year’s Eve family event with over 60 entertainment programs, featuring inflatables, magicians, jugglers, puppeteers, a ventriloquist, June B. Jones the musical, and more! Fireworks at Midnight. $ Ticket
1 Riverside Drive, Camden NJ, 844.474.3474
December 31, 2018, 10AM-6PM
Ring in the New Year 2019 with family and fish. Boogey down at DJ Shell-ebration Dance Parties. Twilight Fireworks display over the Delaware River.
1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson NJ, 732.928.2000
December 31, 2018
Experience some holiday thrill rides at Six Flags. Take a walk through our winter wonderland on New Year's Eve. Holiday entertainment, festive lights and plenty of rides. Cap the evening off with a 9PM fireworks show along the lakefront.
29th St to 94th St along Landis Ave, Sea Isle City NJ, 609.263.8687
December 31, 2018, 8PM
Fireworks over JFK Blvd Beach.
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange NJ, 973.731.5800
December 31, 2018, 5PM-9PM
FREE Admission. Take a winter stroll through the Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo. See sparkling lights on over 50 winter and animal characters.