Looking for somewhere to celebrate New Year’s Eve? If you’re in the Baltimore, Maryland area, you’re in the right place. Whether you are going to ring in 2018 with children or you’ve got a babysitter for the evening, you can find plenty of places to go!
4 Places To Celebrate New Year’s Eve Near Baltimore
Today on Theresa’s Reviews, I’m sharing four places you can celebrate New Year’s Eve near Baltimore. You don’t have to stay out until Midnight for some of them, and others sound so fun you’ll be excited to stay up late.
Port Discovery Noontime New Year’s Eve Celebration
On Sunday, December 31 from 10 AM – 5 PM, Ring in the New Year early with the annual Noontime New Year’s Eve Celebration at Port Discovery Children’s Museum! Early bedtime or not, partygoers will enjoy a festive day of play.
Dance the day away as rockin’ tunes fill the Museum. Watch special performances from Eric Energy, who will teach revelers about Cool Science, and the Kindersinger, who will keep little ones jingling all day long.
Make jingle bell bracelets, sound sandwiches and diffusion snowflakes to help out with our famous Noontime Countdown. After the countdown, enjoy a milk and cookie toast and continue exploring the Museum for more festive family fun.
All events and exhibits are free with Museum admission, which is $15.95 for individuals two and over. Members and children under two enter free. Visit www.portdiscovery.org for more information!
Port Discovery offers neat special occasions, such as Noontime New Year’s Eve Celebration, and has many regular exhibits too.
Maryland Science Center Gingerbread Lane
From November 11 to January 7, come visit Maryland Science Center to take a stroll around a gingerbread village hand crafted by chef Jon Lovitch. Located on Level Two, Gingerbread Lane is a unique holiday experience that begins a new tradition at the Inner Harbor following along the success of similar work in New York, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia.
You can also ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center! The annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Midnight Noon, is where children can enjoy the ball drop before bed time. There will be fun New Year’s festivities throughout the day, including a live concert by popular kids band Milkshake.
Tickets are $24.95 for adults and $18.95 for children. Visit www.mdsci.org for more information.
Ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center!
Gaylord National Harbor Christmas on the Potomac and Big Night DC
From December 31 – January 1, visit ICE!® featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, which has a new theme this year, and is open through New Year’s Eve 2017! Experience favorite scenes from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brought to life in this walk-through winter wonderland carved from more than two million pounds of ice.
ICE! is an indoor winter wonderland featuring two million pounds of colorful ice sculptures hand-carved by 35 artisans from Harbin, China, four ice slides, and stunning crystal clear ice sculpture scene of the Nativity. Visit www.gaylordnationaltickets.com for more information.
If you’ve got a babysitter for the evening, check out Big Night DC, a New Year’s Eve gala. The event has a delicious menu and entertainment. If you get the Velvet Rope ticket, all food items are included in the ticket price and you get a view that overlooks the Potomac River.
The Gaylord National Harbor offers family friendly events on New Year’s Eve, while also offering the New Year’s Eve gala, Big Night DC.
Turf Valley Resort New Year’s Eve Celebration
Turf Valley Resort has a New Year’s Eve Celebration on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 8:30pm to 1:30am.
Individual Tickets include the premium top shelf beverages, live band The Klassix, and DJ entertainment and a photo booth. For food, you get hors d’oeuvres and food stations, dessert and midnight munchies, and the midnight toast. You also receive noisemakers and hats and watch the balloon drop.
The overnight packages include two tickets to the New Year’s Eve Celebration, traditional overnight accommodations (with accommodation upgrades available), and the New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet in Alexandra’s Restaurant.
Individual Tickets: $130 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Overnight Packages: Starting at $425.00 per couple (based on availability, tax and gratuity). Extend Your Stay by adding $75.00 per room night for Friday, Saturday or Monday evening. Visit www.turfvalley.com for more information.
Turf Valley Resort has a New Year’s Eve celebration with food, a photo booth, a live band, DJ entertainment, and more!