Ring in 2023 with a family-friendly New Year's Eve in Houston this year. Bring the whole family to any of these events for a fun way to celebrate the start of a new year! 

Sharkey’s NYE Party at Downtown Aquarium

The Downtown Aquarium’s New Year’s Eve Family Celebration kicks off New Year’s Eve for the kids! Join the Aquarium’s official mascot, Sharkey, in ringing in the new year. There will be a buffet, bird show, contests, giveaways, pictures with Sharkey, and a balloon drop. Call to make your reservation today! The aquarium will be open during normal business hours for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, so be sure to check out the different exhibits for a fun, family-friendly New Year’s celebration.

Noon Year’s Eve at CityCentre Houston

Join the fun at the family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve celebration at the Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event features bubbles when the clock strikes 12, as well as a DJ, dancing, face painting, a balloon and caricature artist, and a Lucky Shot’s magic mirror photo booth. Be sure to check out this fun, family-friendly New Year’s Eve event that any kid would love!

New Year’s Eve at Kemah Boardwalk

Check out the family-friendly festival at Kemah Boardwalk for a fun celebration with the fam! New Year’s Eve at Kemah Boardwalk includes dancing, music, games, children’s activities, and carnival food for purchase! Top off the night with a fantastic firework show at 10 p.m., perfect for ringing in the new year. What else? The admission is free, so it's totally worth the visit. 

Rockin’ New Year’s Noon at the Children’s Museum of Houston

Ring in 2023 with a fun New Year’s bash at the Children’s Museum of Houston! Special events include live and dance performances till the ball drops. This event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is the city’s longest-running New Year’s Eve celebration just for kids! Bring the whole family to the Children’s Museum of Houston to celebrate the New Year, and we are sure you will have a great time. 

New Year’s Eve Family Fun at Painting With a Twist

If you want to have some real new year's fun, then you should definitely try this place out. Located in the Westheimer, the fantastic destination, Painting with a twist is ideal for hosting a full-fledged new year's fiesta through DIY painting. Yes, you read that right! You can paint a cute party Ilama as a fun activity with your loved ones. 

The best part about the event is that it's family-friendly. So, you can bring your kids or your partners to have a great time together. 

During this event, you will be able to relish good entertainment and a family-friendly ambiance. The fun will start at noon and last till 1:30 pm! 

Also, about the cost, the event starts from $27 and up, which is pretty reasonable for the fun activity. Not worth the miss, isn't it?