It's time to ring in the New Year and celebrate 2022! Having kids means celebrating New Year's a little differently. You either have to include them in the party or find a sitter, which can get expensive. Don't worry. We found nine kid-friendly ways you can celebrate New Year's Eve in Pensacola.
Noon Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop at Crabs
Live entertainment, cider, and more at Crabs on the Beach on Pensacola Beach from 10 am-noon.
Midnight Fireworks on Pensacola Beach
Bring the kids and watch the fireworks over the Santa Rosa Sound from the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk on Quietwater Beach at midnight.
New Year's Eve at Sam's Fun City
Head over to Sam's Fun City from 5-9 pm for unlimited rides, special attractions, and more. The cost is $10.99 online if purchased by noon on December 30 and $14.99 at the gate.
Ice Skating at the Pensacola Bay Center
Take the family ice skating on NYE at the Pensacola Bay Center. There are four times to choose from 2 pm, 5 pm, 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm. The cost is $12 per person and includes skate rental.
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 kids activities priced $5-10 and a poodle shows.
Reelin' In the New Year at the Wharf
Have fun from 5 pm-midnight at The Wharf in Orange Beach. Kids activities, live music, and fireworks to ring in the New Year. Free admission, kids activities will cost $5-10.
Lulu's Noon Year's Eve
Lulu's in Gulf Shores and Destin are 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.
City of Fairhope's New Year's Eve Celebration
The city of Fairhope will be celebrating New Year's in Downtown Fairhope from 8:30 pm-12:30 am with live music, face painting, and fireworks at midnight.
Have a Party at Home
Don't feel like going out and fighting the crowds? You can turn on Netflix for a fun NYE countdown from your child's favorite characters and have a rocking NYE party at home.
Whatever you decide to do, we hope you have a safe and fun New Year's Eve.