7 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s with Your Small Children in Saint Louis

As the holiday season is coming to a close, we still have New Year’s to look forward to!
With the myriad of late night, non kid-friendly events around town, getting out and about with your small children on this holiday can be difficult. Fortunately, there are plenty of options in Saint Louis that also don’t require a ton of money to enjoy! Below, we list 7 ways you can ring in 2020.

Inexpensive, Family-Friendly New Year’s Events in Saint Louis 

Ice Skating at Steinberg Rink

The Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park is perfect for your whole family. If you haven’t been before, it’s a Saint Louis tradition you won’t want to miss. Enjoy party favors and noisemakers as a great addition. Visit from 10:00 am New Year’s Eve day until 12:30 am New Year’s Day. Reservations aren’t required but make sure to have cash on hand.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Events in Saint Louis

Dave and Buster’s Family New Year’s Eve Bash

Dave & Buster’s will offer a fun New Year’s Eve package, which includes food, face painting, a balloon artist, a live DJ, a $30 power card with unlimited video play, and more. All of this for $37 per person before tax, gratuity and fees. This family-friendly event will run from 5 pm to 8pm New Year’s Eve!

New Year at Painting with a Twist in Brentwood

Kids 12 and under are welcome to participate in painting a 16×20 canvas at Painting with a Twist in Brentwood. Note that children under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Group reservations are acceptable. Ticket prices are more expensive at $25 per seat, but it will be worth it! This event occurs December 28 from 1pm to 3pm.

Concord Lanes New Year’s Eve Party

Give your family a fun experience at Concord Lanes for their New Year’s Eve Party from 4pm to 7pm! This event is reservation only at $75 per lane. Reservation-holders will receive a drink ticket good towards a large soda, domestic beer, wine or rail liquor. Feel free to bring in your own food if you wish, but no outside drinks.

Noontime New Year’s Eve Celebration

This Magic House in Kirkwood is an interactive children’s museum that never disappoints. On New Year’s Eve from 10am-2pm, visitors are invited for a countdown, ball drop, music, and dancing. Kids will create noisemakers and wish wands, and pose in a photo booth with fun 2020-themed props.​ The event is included with regular museum admission.

Time Capsule Workshop at Yucandu Art Studio

On December 31, 2019 from 10am to noon, you and your family can celebrate the new year by making a time capsule at Yucandu Art Studio in Webster Groves. This family-friendly New Year’s events in Saint Louis will also offer lemonade & popcorn with a countdown to Stomping of the Bubble Wrap. Ticket prices are $35 per person.

First Day Hike at Missouri State Parks

On January 1st from 9am to 4pm, start a new family tradition and stroll through Missouri State Park on a guided hike through parks and historic sites. Joining you for this free event will be hikers from all 50 states. Visit their website to find a state park near you that’s hosting this event: here.

What Will Your Family Be Doing This New Year’s?

When we compile these lists, we know we’ll inevitably miss an event. What is your family looking forward to this year? If you have ideas we haven’t mentioned, please let us know! Comment here or on our Facebook page.

Whatever you do this New Year’s, everyone here at Mary Margaret Day Care wishes you and your family love and happiness in 2020. For more information on our daycare facilities contact us today.

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