Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the family at Longwood Garden’s.
A daylong celebration begins at 1:30pm. Families can enjoy balloon artists, face painting, kids’ crafts, and ice skating performances (extra $5 fee required) and a fabulous fireworks display at 9:15pm. Ages four and under are free. Regular admission to the gardens is $16–all programs for kids are free with admission. Enjoy hot chocolate and other tasty refreshments throughout the Gardens. Gardens close at 10:00 pm. Please note that in the case of extreme weather conditions such as high wind gusts, the fireworks show will be cancelled.
New Year’s Eve Events at Longwood Garden’s
Organ Sing-Alongs: 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 PM
Ice Skating Performances: 3:30, 5:00, 6:30 & 8:00 PM (extra ticket required)
Strolling Carolers: 4:00–8:00 PM
Strolling Balloon Artists for Kids: 4:00–9:00 PM
Kids Craft: 5:00–9:00 PM
Face Painting for Kids: 5:00–9:00 PM
Strolling Barbershop Quartet: 6:00–10:00 PM
Fireworks: 9:15 pm
For more info, call 610-388-1000 or visit http://www.longwoodgardens.org/
11-1:00 pm: $12 per person
Join in on the fun for a countdown to noon, then stay and play till 3 pm!! Party favors, bubble wrap fireworks, raffles and give-aways, face painting and lots of jumping, sliding fun for everyone! Plus, enter to win a free weekday Crazy-8 Pack birthday party, valued at $150! Bring this print-out to get $2 off admission for kids over 36 months!!**
**Holiday rates apply. Cannot be combined with other offers. Must be present to win party raffle. Party favors and give-aways while supplies last.
Need a Babysitter for New Year’s Eve….Parent’s Night Out at My Gym Children’s Center in Lionville
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
CASH PAYMENT PLEASE! For more information click here or call (610) 363-6090. Reservations required. Space is limited call today!
The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia is having a countdown party just for kids. The celebration begins when the clock strikes noon. You can enjoy free party festivities, music, and confetti. The count down goes off not once, but TWICE at Noon and again at 1:00 PM! It is free with museum admission (which is $15 -under age one is free) The party begins at 9:00am.
For more info, call 215-963-0667, click here or go to: http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/
30 Centre Square
Easton, PA 18042
New Year’s Eve Day Family Party – 9:30am-3:00PM
Join the party at The Crayola FACTORY! Create a party crown, noisemakers, refreshments and more.
Disney On Ice – “Let’s Celebrate!”
This spectacular ice show presents a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivals from around the globe featuring all your favorite Disney characters. Click here for ticket information. There are shows New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day.
Strut your way into the New Year with the Mummer’s
FANCY BRIGADE FINALE (January 1)…Two Exciting, Guaranteed Indoor Shows for Mummers Fans
Family Show at 12 Noon
Calling all fun-loving groups and families! The New Year’s celebration gets started at 11:30 a.m., with a meet-n-greet with the Fancy Brigades. Snap pictures with performers on the show floor, and get in step with the merrymaking in a Giant Mummers Strut. Then catch the Mummers matinee at noon, with 4 ½-minute performances by each of the 11 competing Fancy Brigades. You’re in for a spectacular 2 ½-hour show.
“Fancy Brigades put on the Ritz for top performance honors”
Fancy Brigade Judged Show at 5:00 p.m.Fancy Brigades put on the ritz for top performance honors in the day’s second show, the judged competition, at 5:00 p.m. Prizes are awarded based on judges’ reviews of choreography and costumes, with an overall winner and captain chosen. Of course, after all the mingling earlier at MummersFest, you’re sure to have your own favorites.
Ticket InformationTickets for the Fancy Brigade Finale can be purchased online at http://www.comcasttix.com/ or by calling 1-800-298-4200 for $19 per ticket. Two show times are available: 12 noon or 5:00 p.m. A discounted rate of $18 is available for blocks of 25 tickets or more. Two complimentary tickets are included for groups of 45 or more.
ADDITIONAL WEB LINKSwww.philadelphiausa.travel/mummers
CONTACT INFORMATION: Jim Brennan Tourism Manager(215) 778-6303mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate New Year’s Day at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
As the Mummers strut down Broad Street, take a break from the cold and ring in the New Year with the Kimmel Center! See FREE festive performances, make your mark on the Resolution Wall, take advantage of $20.10 ticket offers, and enjoy a slice of cake for all those January 1st birthdays. Start 2010 with free fun for the whole family. For more information.. click here or call 215-796-5967
Don’t forget, Cadence Restaurant offers brunch with a great view of the Mummer’s parade! For reservations call 215-670-2388 or visit opentable.com for menu and pricing details.