4 Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in the Triangle Region

family friendly NYE triangle region

family friendly NYE triangle region

Finding a suitable place for your family to celebrate New Year’s Eve can be daunting. Good thing the Triangle Region is host to several great family-friendly New Year’s Eve events. Below, we’ve put together a list of the 4 Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in the Triangle Region.

First Night, Raleigh – Every year the Raleigh Acorn is dropped to ring in the new year. However, this all-day festival is much more than just an acorn drop at midnight. Since 1991, the festival has been a local must-attend event. Featuringover 100 performances at over 36 locations downtown, it’s the ultimate NYE experience and value. Tickets start at $10 for children and $14 for adults (this gets you access to all shows). And this year, the 90-foot ferris wheel is back! We’ll see you there.

first night raleigh

Buffaloe Lanes – Alcohol Free & Family Friendly Bowling, Cary NC – Looking for an alcohol free celebration for the family? Look no further than Buffaloe Lanes in Cary. For $60 you can reserve a lane, get a pizza, pitcher of soda and shoe rental!

Bull City Burger and Brewery, Durham NC – All ages are welcome at the 4th annual Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Party. The event starts at 6pm, so there is plenty of time to get home after a toast at 8:30pm. Tickets are $35 per-adult and $12 for children under 12. Should be a great time for anyone looking to celebrate a family friendly NYE in Durham.

bullcity burger

Night Lights, A Family NYE, Chapel Hill NC – Morehead Planetarium is the perfect place to take the family on the 31st this year. Between 3pm and 6pm (for $5) the family can partake in a bunch of fun activities before the new year. Some of the activities are:

  • Glow Hoop Play w/ The FlowJo Studio
  • Make-and-take LED light-up jewelry & constellation viewers
  • Black (corn)Hole Planet Toss
  • Illuminated interactive dance performance
  • Star shows throughout the afternoon in the fulldome theater
  • Science demos
  • Sweet treats and hot drinks, while supplies last

Do you have any suggestions for family friendly activities on NYE in the Triangle Region? If so let us know in the comments section below.

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