I cannot believe that 2014 is coming to an end! Here are some awesome ideas that you can do locally with your kiddos!
1. Bounce in the New Year
Where: Pump it Up Urbandale
When: December 31st, 10 am – Noon
Info: $10 pre-registered and $12 at the door. Come bounce with friends and celebrate the New Year with a balloon drop at noon! Each child will receive New Year’s favors. To register or find out more information click here!
2. GuideOne ImaginEve
Where: Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
When: December 31st, 4pm – 8 pm
Info: This event is FREE! There will be inflatables, obstacle courses, slides, face painters, carnival games & prizes, live entertainment, super heroes & princesses, and a special toddler zone. For children 1o years and older there will be a tween zone and laser tag. The evening will end with a confetti drop at 8 pm and fireworks at 8:15 pm. Check out here for more information!
3. New Year’s Eve at Seven Oaks
Where: Seven Oaks Recreation
When: December 31st, 7-11 pm
Info: Come out and celebrate the New Year with snow tubing, skiing, and/or snowboarding! Admission includes a hot dog or pizza, soft drink, and party favors. Check out here for more information and prices.
4. New Year’s Eve Party at the Ramada Tropics
Where: Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center
Info: Ramada Tropics is hosting a very special New Year’s celebration. They have an indoor water park, slide, and tiki bar. There is something for everyone! Check out the flyer for packaging prices and more information of what is included. You better book soon!
5. Noon Year’s Eve
Where: Science Center of Iowa
When: 9 am – Noon
Info: Visit the Science Center and all the exhibits they have to offer. They will also have face painting, balloon twisting, and a huge balloon drop with noisemakers at noon! All of the special events are included with your admission and SCI Members get to enjoy it for FREE! Check out more information here
Where: Water Works Park
When: 5:30 pm – 10 pm
Info: Check out the last evening of Jolly Holiday Lights. Load the kids up, get some hot cocoa, and enjoy the festive lights before the end of the year!
7. Host a New Year’s Eve Party at your house
Where: Your house!
When: Whatever times you choose!
Info: Invite your friends and their kids over to your place and host a New Year’s party. Or you can invite just the kiddos and have a big sleepover. There are tons of ideas on Pinterest of games, snacks, activities and more to do. Here are some of my favorite pins to check out: