While they may not be able to stay awake until midnight, kids still have plenty of opportunities to celebrate New Year's Eve in the Philadelphia area. From museums and zoos, to parks and moon bounces, many venues are hosting afternoon events for the little ones. Several options on our list provide prime seating for the city's early (6 PM) fireworks show over the Delaware River. Children can have their own countdowns, toss confetti, watch a mini ball drop, and, who knows, maybe even get home before bedtime!
See our list of fun places to ring in the New Year with kids. Many of these are ticketed events, so be sure to make plans before they sell out.
If you are looking for something else to do on December 31, there are plenty of other non-New Year's themed events listed on our calendar