Things to Do on New Year's Eve in Boston with Kids

Taking the Ice Sculpture Stroll on New Year's Eve offers surprises all around the Boston waterfront. Photo courtesy bostonharbornow.org
Taking the Ice Sculpture Stroll on New Year's Eve offers surprises all around the Boston waterfront. Photo courtesy bostonharbornow.org

New Year's Eve with kids is a time for festivities, but also remembering bedtimes, managing crowds, and keeping kids busy during winter break. Whether you'd like your new year celebration to be dancing in your pjs, marveling at ice sculptures, or experiencing spectacular light displays, there are lots of things to do on New Year's Eve that will make the day or night festive for your family.

There are also virtual events for those that want to ring in the new year at home. And with New Year's extending into the weekend, consult our list of great Winter Day Trips from Boston. Happy 2022!

Note: Many locations throughout Massachusetts are requiring masks be worn indoors and more venues are requiring proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test, for entry. Some events are getting canceled or postponed at the last minute due to the latest COVID surge, please check locations for specific details. 

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