2017 Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events In + Around Genesee County

The New Year is just days away, do you have your New Year’s Eve plans set? If you’re looking for some family friendly fun In + Around Genesee County, we’ve got you covered! Whether you’d like to do something during the day with your kiddos {and save the sitter for the evening!}, or you’re looking to spend the entire day & evening with your family, our list of events offers a wide variety of family fun to be had and shared! Get ready to have some fun & make some amazing memories!

Cherry Hill Lanes North 30th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration
Location: 6697 Dixie Hwy., Clarkston, MI 48346, 248-625-5011
Time: 1 – 3 pm or 4 – 6 pm
Cost: $50/5 people {includes bowling, pizza, pop and shoe rental}
Known for family friendly entertainment, Cherry Hill Lanes North is hosting two New Year’s party options! Grab your friends and family members, and join the fun! Please pre-register.

Castaway Play Cafe New Year’s Eve Celebration
 1800 N Burkhart Rd., Howell, MI, 48855, 517-545-7386 
Time: 2 pm -6 pm
Cost: Pre-sale: $16/child and $7/adult {18 and above}. At the door :$18/child and $9/adult.
After the hustle and bustle of the season, will you be searching for something to do New Year’s Eve? Look no further than Castaway Play! Their New Year’s Eve Bash isn’t to be missed! Enjoy the following:

  • Unlimited fun on the Play Structure and Bounce Houses
  • DJ and Games
  • Dance contest and plenty of prizes
  • Pizza Buffet and Pop
  • Balloon Drop

All Nite Skate at Rollhaven
Location: 5315 S. Saginaw Rd., Grand Blanc Twp., MI, 810-694-4533
Time: 9 pm – 7 am, student ID required for entry
Cost: $25 with $4 rental fee
Revenge of the Girls All Nite Skate! Enjoy unlimited laser tag, unlimited pizza and pop from 9 pm – 12 am, hats, noisemakers, glo necklaces and a cash and prize filled balloon drop. 

Mt. Holly Family New Years Eve Celebration
Location: 13536 Dixie Hwy., Holly, Michigan, 48442, 248-634-8269
Time: 2 pm – 11:00 pm, skiing or snowboarding, 8:30 pm – 12:30 am celebration for families and/or adults!
Cost: Lift tickets $30 {beginner hill} – $45/day
Enjoy a day of skiing or snowboarding, and cap it off with a family NYE celebration at The Canyon Cafe, where a DJ will provide some awesome tunes for dancing the night away! No reservations required, first come first served.

New Year’s Eve All-You-Can-Play Laser Tag at Zap Zone
90 N. Oakland Blvd., Waterford, MI,  248-706-7777
Time: 10 pm – 2 am
Cost: $25/person. Please pre-register and pre-pay.
A family friendly way to ring in the New Year! Unlimited play featuring special format laser tag games and a balloon drop at midnight!
Wonderland of Lights at the Potter Park Zoo
Location: 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI 48912
Time: 5 pm – 8 pm
Cost: $7/adults, $5/kids ages 3-16, FREE, kids under 3
Just a short drive away, enjoy the last day of this spectacular exhibit! Thousands of lights create extraordinary animal exhibits and holiday displays at the 22nd annual Wonderland of Lights. There will be cookies, crafts and animal encounters for the kids to enjoy!

Fort Clarkston New Year’s Eve Party
Location: 7127 Dixie Hwy., Clarkston , MI 48346, 248-297-5453
Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
$12/child {through 18 years}, $5/adult
New Year’s Masquerade Party! Masks are optional. Enjoy a DJ and dancing and an early Balloon Drop at 8 pm. The cafe and bar will both be open for food and drinks. There will be special fizzy drinks for the kids, and a time capsule project.

Open Skate at Lakeland Ice Arena
Location: 7330 Highland Rd., Waterford, MI 48327, 248-666-1911
Time: 3:15 – 4:45 pm
Cost: $4/person, skate rental $3/person
A great spot to spend an afternoon ice skating with family and friends! Enjoy a hot chocolate and a snack after working up an appetite on the rink.

Mt. Brighton Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Extravaganza
Location: 4141 Bauer Rd., Brighton, MI. 48116, 810-229-9581
8 pm – 12 am
Cost: FREE entrance
A family-friendly New Year’s Eve Extravaganza – DJ and dancing, a fireworks show, photo booth, plus food and drink specials throughout the night! Skiing & Snowboarding until 9:30 pm, Fireworks/Torchlite Parade at 10:00pm, and dancing until midnight!

Know of an event that didn’t make our list? Please let us know, and we’d be happy to add it to our family fun activities!









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