This New Year’s Eve there will be plenty of fun activities for adults, but what about the little ones in your life? We’ve focused in on three family-friendly New Year’s Eve 2018 activities in Austin TX that can offer great fun at a reasonable time.
Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve 2018 Activities in Austin TX
Austin’s New Year 2019
When it comes to a hoppin’ good time in a family-friendly atmosphere, Austin’s New Year 2019 is a great place to be. This alcohol-free event has a lot of kid’s activities, many food truck options, and great music for adults as well if you want to take turns watching the kids and catching a band. Even better, it is FREE to enter. This event runs from 3-10 p.m. It is presented by the Austin Convention Center and will be held at Auditorium Shores with fireworks over the water closing the night.
Noon Year’s Eve Balloon Drop & Bubble Wrap Stomp
On December 31, 2018 there will be two New Year’s Eve activities designed specifically for the smaller crowd at the Thinkery. Parents can choose one of two events (one from 9 am. to noon, and the other from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., each of which includes a balloon drop and bubble stomps. Crafts, music, noisemakers, a “Texas snowball” arena and a celebratory mimosa or kid-mosa will also make the day festive. This event costs $18 per person for members and $20 for non-members. RSVP is required.
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New Year’s Eve Family Barrel Bash
The annual Barrel Bash at the Alamo Draft House Cinema Barrel O’Fun will run from 1-4 p.m., and include plenty of family-friendly fun. Ticket price includes music, dancing, crafts, karaoke, party props, a photo booth and apple juice for a group toast. Other food and drink will be available to purchase. We aren’t sure how much tickets cost, but once you have a ticket you will be able to come and go as needed.
If you know of another can’t-miss New Year’s Eve 2018 event, please let us know in the comments! We know that many places are doing cool things for all ages, from libraries to arcade halls, but just wanted to highlight some top options.