Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Baltimore at a family-friendly event as 2017 turns into 2018. Kids and adults will enjoy the holiday lights, fireworks, music, and the special holiday events to ring in the New Year.
New Year’s Eve Spectacular
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Inner Harbor Amphitheater, Baltimore, MD
Ring in the New Year at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, where kids and adults will enjoy family-friendly entertainment and the colorful show of fireworks. The fireworks spectacular will illuminate the sky above Baltimore at midnight.
Noontime New Year’s Celebration
Dec. 31 @ 10 a.m.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Children will ring the New Year in early at this daytime event. Partygoers will have fun during a day of play inside a winter snow Ball Wonderland, dancing, and more. The countdown at noon will feature confetti and balloon drop. This special event will be included with museum admission ($15.95).
Dec. 31 @ 10 a.m.
Maryland Science Museum, 601 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21230
Ring in the New Year at this annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Maryland Science Museum. The event will feature fun and activities for children, including a live concert by the popular kid's band Milkshake, and dance throughout the day. Midnight Noon will be free with paid admission to the museum.
Animal Craft Safari
Dec. 31 @11 a.m.
Penguin Coast Learning Lab., Maryland Zoo, Baltimore, MD
Kids 4 and up will go on a wild learning adventure at Craft Safari, where they will learn about animals, make a wildlife-related craft, and learn about conservation and ecology. Tickets will be $5.
Pandora Ice Rink at the Inner Harbor
Nov. 10-Jan. 15 @ Various Times
Top of the Amphitheater, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD 21230
The Pandora Ice Rink will be open daily, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, through the middle of January. The entire family will have fun skating into the New Year. The price is $10/Adults, $9/Seniors-Children-Military, $4/skate rental.
City of Annapolis New Year Celebration 2018
Dec. 31 @ 3 p.m.
Weems Whelan Field, Annapolis, MD 21401
The family-friendly New Year’s Eve event will feature family-friendly activities and music. There will be two shows of fireworks, including the Early Bird Fireworks at 8 p.m. and the fireworks at the City Dock at midnight.