Photo by G. Widman for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
Photo by G. Widman for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

21 Places for New Year's Eve Fun with Kids in Philadelphia

Not all Philly kids may not be able to stay awake until midnight to ring in the New Year. However, there are still have plenty of opportunities to celebrate 2018 and welcome 2019 throughout the Delaware Valley. Many venues such as museums, zoos, parks, and moon bounce spots host a variety of events for younger children that occur during the day. If your crew can make it until midnight, there are several options on our list that provide prime seating for the city's early (6 PM) fireworks show over the Delaware River.

Keep reading to see all the places to ring in the New Year with kids. Some events are ticketed so be sure to make plans before they sell out.


Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA

The Ardmore Music Hall
23 E. Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003

Deptford Skating Center
510 Deptford ave
Westville, NJ 08093

PlayArts
1241 N. Front Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Downtown Kennett Square
101 South Union Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

The Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19802

Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill , NJ

Franklin Square
200 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

BounceU of Horsham
420 Babylon Road
Horsham, PA 19044

Bucks County Children's Museum
500 Union Square Drive
New Hope , PA 18938

Betsy Ross House
239 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Delaware Children's Museum
550 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

BounceU of Exton
882 Springdale Drive
Exton, PA 19341

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA

Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd and Walnut Street Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA 19106

PAWS Discovery Farm
1105 Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Crayola Experience
30 Centre Square
Easton, PA 18042

Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103

BounceU of Langhorne
2221 Cabot Blvd. West
Langhorne , PA 19047