It's time to ring in the New Year and celebrate 2024! Having kids means celebrating New Year's a little differently with a family-friendly celebration. To help you have a great New Year's Celebration, we have a list of family-friendly events so you can celebrate a fun New Year's Eve in Pensacola with kids.
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New Year's Eve in Pensacola With Kids
Noon Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop at Crabs
Live entertainment, cider, and more at Crabs on the Beach on Pensacola Beach from 10:30 am-noon on December 31st.
Midnight Fireworks on Pensacola Beach
The New Year's Eve fireworks are back this year on the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk on Quietwater Beach on the Santa Rosa Sound.
New Year's Eve at Splash City Adventures
Splash City Adventures is having a New Year's Eve party from 4 – 6 pm with swag bag for kids, sparkling cider, Dirty Dough cookies and so much more! Tickets start at $24.99 for this event and $31.99 for all day fun at the park!
OOPS! A Broken New Year's Eve Party!
New Year's Eve party at Oops Alley Family Entertainment Center in Pace with live music by the Gulf Reign, midnight champagne toast (for adults), and a balloon drop!
NOON Year's Eve at Laguna Beach
NOON Year's Eve at Laguna's Beach Bar and Grill (489 Pensacola Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach) from 11 am – 3 pm on Saturday, December 30, 2023. Three-hour park passes that include the ropes course, zip rail, go-karts, clip ‘n climb, bounce house and mini gold, DJ, beach ball drop, and a family toast at high noon.
New Year's Eve on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast With Kids
New Year's Eve at HarborWalk Village in Destin
Free live music from Flash Flood and A-Town A-List at 7 and 9:30 pm with a free firework display at 8 pm and a firework display and ball drop over the harbor at the stroke of midnight.
Dave & Busters New Year's Eve Party For the Whole Family
A New Year’s celebration for the whole family that includes an appetizer buffet, a video countdown and ginger ale toast at 6 pm, $20 Power Card® with Unlimited Video Game Play at Dave & Busters (15701 LC Hilton Jr Drive, Panama City Beach FL) from 4-7 pm. Tickets are $54.90 per person.
Pier Park New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop
Live entertainment from local bands, g a kids' New Year’s Eve beach ball drop with 10,000 beach balls at 8pm and midnight, great fireworks, and the main event a giant LED-lit beach ball drop from the 80-foot Celebration Tower! The fun happens on the streets of Pier Park on Panama City Beach.
Lulu's Noon Year's Eve
Lulu's Destin is having a kid-friendly NYE Celebration from 10 am-2 pm with face painting, kid-friendly fireworks (bubble wrap), a sandcastle building contest, and a beach ball drop at noon.
New Year's Eve on the Alabama Gulf Coast With Kids
Bubble and Beats Party at OWA
Kid-friendly New Years Eve Party perfect for small children is the Bubbles and Beats Party in Downtown OWA! This dance party includes a bubble party, kids crafts, music by DJ Patrick, inflatables, and more on December 30th from 12 – 5 pm.
Sparks and Sounds at OWA
Free live music on December 30th from the Thin Ice from 5-7 pm and Tobacco Rd Band from 7:30-9:30 pm with a free fireworks show at 8:50 to kick off the new year a little early in Downtown OWA.
NOON Year's Eve at OWA
Disco Ball Drop at noon, plus street entertainment and live music from 2-7pm on New Year's Eve in Downtown OWA.
New Year's Eve Bushwacker Drop at Tacky Jacks
Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores New Year’s Eve celebration from 5-8 pm with live music, an hors d'oeuvres buffet, party favors, a Bushwacker toast (for adults), and door prices! Tickets are $50 each, call 251-948-8881 for reservations.
Fairhope's New Year's Eve Street Party
The City of Fairhope will be celebrating New Year's in Downtown Fairhope from 8:30 pm-12:30 am with live bands, face painting, and fireworks at midnight.
Kids Confetti Drop at the Wharf
The Wharf in Orange Beach is having its annual Kids Confetti Drop from 10 am-2 pm, with confetti falling all over the streets at noon. There will also be a Poodle Show, a DJ, a reptile encounter, a rock wall, a bounce house, face painting ($10), camel rides ($5), and more. Free admission and parking with some activities ranging from $5-10.
Reelin' In the New Year at the Wharf
Have fun from 5 pm-midnight at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Kids activities, live music by DJ Matt, Kenny on the Keys, and The Park Band, with a marlin drop and fireworks to ring in the New Year. Free event however kid's activities will cost $5-10.
Lulu's Noon Year's Eve
New Year's Eve Celebration At Home With Kids
Don't feel like going out and fighting the crowds with young children? You can turn on Netflix for a fun NYE countdown from your child's favorite characters and have a rocking NYE party at home with games, crafts, a time capsule and more!
Whatever you decide to do, we hope you have a safe and fun New Year's Eve and a Happy New Year!