Looking for a way to celebrate the New Year with your family?  Here are some places holding special events on or around New Years Eve.  Know of others?  Please share via a comment!

NYE

This Side UP! New Years Eve 2014

New Years Eve Daytime

Countdown at Noon
Sci-Tech Discovery Museum, Frisco
Thursday, December 31st 10am-2pm
Celebrate New Year’s Eve science with Sci-Tech during our Countdown to Noon Family Celebration! Activities include Star Lab Planetarium, Tasty Treats, Explosive Stage Shows, Face Painting, Global Celebrations, Science Packed Activities, 12:00 Ball & Balloon Drop! Free for members, $10/person non-members.

New Year’s Eve, Family Style
Adventure Landing, North Dallas
Thursday, December 31st 10am-2pm
$20 gets you unlimited Mini Golf, Go-Karts & Laser Tag

Noon Years Eve Party
Pump It Up, Frisco
Thursday, December 31st 10am-noon
We make New Years Eve something the kids can celebrate at NOON! Celebrate 2015 and enjoy the countdown as a family! Glow lights, bouncing, noisemakers, holiday snacks and sparkling grape juice make this a fun celebration to bring in the New Year that kids can enjoy too! Socks and a signed waiver are required to play. Please Note: This is a pre-paid event ONLY. Sorry, no walk-ins.

Noon Years Eve Party
Haggard & Harrington Libraries, Plano
Thursday, December 31st 11am
Celebrate the New Year early with crafts, activities and a countdown to 12 NOON! All Ages

New Years Eve Nighttime

Main Event Entertainment
NYE Early 4-8pm $25/adult, $20/kid (under 12)
NYE Late 8pm-1am $30/adult, $25/kid (under 12)
All you can play activities, 2-hour game play and party favors. Limited Number of Packages Available. Unlimited Games includes 2-hour video game play and is not valid for redemption, photo booth, and cranes. All You Can Play Activities include bowling, billiards, laser tag, gravity ropes, rock climbing (where available). Price does not include bowling shoes. Activity time limited to space availability. Main Event reserves the right to place up to five people per lane. Lane time may be limited to one hour, based on availability. Not valid with any other offer. Not valid towards group reservations. Laser Tag and Gravity Ropes have a height requirement of 48” to play.

Dave & Busters
Frisco
Thursday, December 31st 5-8pm
Pre-purchase one of two family packages with food, games and a ball drop.

Family Fun Festival
Dr Pepper Arena, Frisco
Thursday, December 31st 6-9pm
Ice skating, broomball, 8pm countdown $7 adults, $6 kids (ages 5-18)

Family New Years Eve Festival
Thursday, December 31st 6-9pm
Legacy Church, Plano
Turn Back Time The Ball Drops at 9! Presented by This Side Up! Family Center. Collin County’s MOST FUN, safest, Family Friendliest way to bring in 2016! Join us for TERRIFIC Entertainment Variety Show, DELICIOUS Dinner served at your table, DELIGHTFUL Desserts, FREE professional family portrait, AMAZING Silent Auction and Crafts for the Kids, A GIFT for Every Family, AND the Countdown and Sparkling Juice Toast at 9pm! Reserve your spot, $11/child and $17/person 13+.

NYE Family Party
Plano Super Bowl
Thursday, December 31st 6-8pm
$69.99 per lane (prepaid) for 2 Pizzas & 1 Pitcher of soda, 2 hours of bowling & shoes, NYE favors, Music & more. email [email protected] to register.

Pinstack NYE
Pinstack, Plano
Thursday, December 31st 6pm – 1am
Ring in the New Year at PINSTACK!  No better way to celebrate and countdown to 2016 than to enjoy 50,000-square-feet of state-of-the-art bowling lanes, ropes course, laser tag, bumper cars, rock-climbing walls, and a chef-prepared dinner buffet! We are offering a special NYE Package that includes party favors, shoe rental, bowling (based on availability), catered buffet with kid-friendly options, Champagne Toast (21 & over), non-alcoholic beverages, unlimited attractions (rock climbing, laser tag, bumper cars, high ropes challenge course, laser maze), and non-prize video games. $45 adults, $39 12 and under.

Thunderbird NYE
Thunderbird Roller Rink, Plano
Thursday, December 31st 7:30pm – 12:30am
Balloon drop – Free Snacks – ticket drawings – 5 trips in money machine – 2 Tablets given away. Presale tickets $15.00 includes drink and hot dog, $20 at the door.

Youth Lock-In
Hard Knocks Laser Tag, Plano
Thursday, December 31st 8pm-2am
6 hours of Unlimited Combat Missions in all arenas for middle school and high school students. $55/person ($65 day of event).

New Years Day

Day 1 Dallas
Fair Park, Dallas
Friday, January 1st 10am-8pm
A new family tradition is coming to Dallas on New Year’s Day 2016. Join us for the first ever Day 1 Dallas Kids Fair hosted at historic Fair Park. Start your New Year off with action-packed kid activity areas, your favorite carnival food, concerts by nationally-known musical acts and fireworks at 7pm!

Main Event Entertainment
New Years Day 11am-3pm $25/adult, $20/kid (under 12)
All you can play activities, 2-hour game play and party favors. Limited Number of Packages Available. Unlimited Games includes 2-hour video game play and is not valid for redemption, photo booth, and cranes. All You Can Play Activities include bowling, billiards, laser tag, gravity ropes, rock climbing (where available). Price does not include bowling shoes. Activity time limited to space availability. Main Event reserves the right to place up to five people per lane. Lane time may be limited to one hour, based on availability. Not valid with any other offer. Not valid towards group reservations. Laser Tag and Gravity Ropes have a height requirement of 48” to play.