You can't take the kiddies to the bar for New Year's Eve. It's really frowned upon in polite society. Instead, take the family to one of the several Central Ohio events geared toward the under 21 crowd.
5 p.m.; Fireworks at 12 a.m.
Downtown Columbus, OH
Arguably the biggest celebration in Columbus on New Year's Eve, First Night Ohio is a fantastic place for families. Substance-free, the events has a variety of events spread out through Downtown Columbus. Activities include:
Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort
4560 Hilton Corporate Dr., Columbus
Fort Rapid's New Year's Eve party includes food, drinks, games & prizes and DJ.
Saturday 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
$75 for up to 6 participants
Sequoia Pro Bowl
5501 Sandalwood Blvd., Columbus
The bowling party features laser lights, music, shoe rental, party hats, noise makers and pizza for up to six participants.
DON'T MISS COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART - KID ACTIVITIES
4 p.m.-8 p.m.
2 Attraction Tickets*
(Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, KidsGym Playland, Mini Golf)
20 Game Tokens
(Non-Redemption Games on Free Play)
All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Buffet
Plus, enjoy these activities:
Balloon Drops & Balloon Artists
Kid's Corner with Interactive Activities
(Sponsored by Macaroni Kid Northwest & South Columbus)
Party Bags to Ring in the New Year
Buy Tickets at the Park!
Kids ages 3 and under are FREE with paying adult.
From the website: Price on day of event is $22 per person + tax. Tickets available for purchase online until 12/30. Can call in for tickets until noon on 12/31. Walk-ins are welcome at $22 per person + tax, but are not guaranteed a party bag and we may be filled to capacity.
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