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Two Family Friendly Ways to Ring in the New Year in Downtown Wilmington, DE

Downtown Wilmington DE

Celebrate 2019 with the entire family at either of these engaging events in Downtown Wilmington, DE. After the kids are worn out, head to one of the many new restaurants on Market Street for an unforgettable meal.

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Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at the Brandywine Zoo
December 31, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Fee: $5/person for ages 3+, advanced tickets available online. DZS members free.

New Year's Rockin' Noon at The Delaware Children’s Museum
December 31, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Let the countdown begin! Ring in 2019 at the DCM with a special New Year's Eve countdown celebration that won't conflict with your kid's bedtime. The DCM is ready to ring in the New Year with confetti and YOU! Enjoy live music, take a final 2018 family photo at the DCM photo op, and help us countdown to the New Year and our annual confetti cannon blasts!