2022 Kid-Friendly New Years Eve Events in Kansas City (Free & Cheap)
Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve events may be a little less wild than the NYE parties of your younger years, but after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we’re looking forward to fun New Year’s Eve parties & events in Kansas City!
So, we gathered the scoop on fun things to ring in 2023! These New Year’s Eve events for the kids in Kansas City are sure to please the munchkins. Finding places to go for New Year’s Eve with family is easy with our Kids New Year’s Eve Party Guide.
Grab your calendars and let’s make some plans!
Check out our New Year Resolutions for Families too!
Looking for fun places to go for New Year’s Eve with the Family? We rounded up the best kid-friendly New Year’s Eve events & parties so you can spend time enjoying the holidays.
Whether you are looking for fun things to do on New Year’s Eve with kids, free new years eve events, or a kids-only NYE, so you can have some much-needed adult time, Kansas City’s NYE guide has something for everyone!
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New Year’s Eve with Family Guide 2022
** While we are working continuously to update this guide as new information is released, we recommend calling to confirm. Some events that are listed as having no new info could update their info at any time…fingers are crossed!
Find a full list of things to do in December too!
Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events:
Check out these kid-friendly New Year’s Eve events & Noons Years Eve parties…
Many of these kid-friendly New Year’s Eve events happen during the day – perfect for little kids!
Bring your Leapers to celebrate New Year’s Eve at Sky Zone Lee’s Summit!
Or join us to Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve Sky Zone KC!!
Science City Noon Year’s Eve
December 31st, 12pm to 6:30 pm
Admission fee: $14.50
Located inside Union Station near Downtown, Science City’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration provides a fun place to go for New Years’ eve with family. It’s a safe, fun, and educational destination to bring in New Year’s Eve with kids! While it may look a little different this year, it’s still so fun.
Open 10am-6pm. Visit UrbanAir Overland Park or Lenexa locations.
New Years’ Eve Celebration at KC Bowl
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Price: $20 per person. Pizza, soda, and party favors included.
This kids’ New Year’s Eve party 5:30pm-7:30pm is a family celebration that includes 2 hours of cosmic bowling, pizza, shoe rental, NYE party favors & fun. $20 per person for all. Call 913-299-1110 to reserve your family’s lane at KC Bowl in KCK.
Adult party 8:45-midnight, details also at this link scroll all the way to bottom.
Kids New Years Eve Party at Dave & Busters Overland Park & Kansas City, KS.
Join us for New Year’s Eve – Eat, Drink, Play, Party, and Ring in the New Year! All packages include a dinner buffet of all your Dave & Buster’s favorites and of course, gameplay! Get tickets HERE
New Year’s Eve Bash at Skate City Shawnee and Overland Park will be Friday, December 31st 6:30pm-12:30am.
Admission is $15 per person and skates are $3.00.
Wonderscope Children’s Museum
Join in the fun at their Noon Year’s Eve” celebration from 9:00am- 12:00pm Saturday, December 31st.
Tickets are only available at the door. Admission is free for members and nonmember adults are $9, children $12, and under 2 are free.
Kansas City Children’s Discovery Center
The discovery center is open for ticket holders only on December 31st. Ring in the new year at their Noon Year’s Eve party from 9:30am-12:00pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Flint Hills Discovery Center NYE PJ Party
From 6:30pm-9:00pm, celebrate the new year in your pjs with your family. There will be hands-on activities, games, music, and food. Tickets must be purchased online or over the phone (785-587-2726. Members are $15, nonmembers are $18. Kids 2 and under are free.
Zoo Years Eve
From 10:00am- 12:00pm, bring in the new year at the KC Zoo. kids can make party hats, play games, and dance the day away.
2022 New Year’s Eve Events for Adults:
Union Station New Year’s Swingin’ Eve
Nothing is listed for 2022 yet, stay tuned.
Briarcliff Village New Year’s Eve
Doors will open at 6:30 and dinner is served followed by live music including performances by The Stolen Winnebagos. Tickets range from $200-$250 per person or tables for 10 starting at $2,000 per table. Same details.
This party will rock in New Year’s Eve with entertainment provided by Kansas City’s best cover band Private Stock! Their 7,200 square foot ballroom will be dressed and designed with New Year’s Eve flair, including party favors and a complimentary photo booth! Guests will enjoy an open premium bar all evening. Compete for a $100 KC Hopps Restaurant Gift Card awarded to the evening’s Best Dressed!
New Year’s LIVE at KC Power & Light
December 31st Doors open at 6:30pm and the fun starts at 8:00pm.
Adult party with live music. NYE Live! has been the BIGGEST and best New Year’s Eve party in Kansas City. Party-goers can look forward to exclusive access to up to 10+ bars and nightclubs, all-inclusive food and drink packages, great DJ’s, NYE-themed party favors, champagne toasts, confetti cannons, and the city’s most anticipated countdown to Midnight. More scoop here.
Nothing Listed for 2022.
New Year’s Eve at the Temple
8 pm to 2:30 am
If you’re worried about the cold and would prefer to stay celebrate indoors, NYE at the Temple is perfect for you!
Located at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo, you can enjoy 4 floors, 8 party areas, ten open bars, multiple DJ’s and unlimited drinks! Enjoy the night with family and friends amazing venue – and get your tickets before it’s too late!
Top Golf Overland Park
9 pm to 1 am
If you’re looking for an alternative to those crowded bars & NYE events, Top Golf in Overland Park is a great option!
While they will NOT host their traditional NYE party, they will be open for your enjoyment.
Reserve your golf bay today!
The Improv theater has a special engagement on NYE this year. Catch comedians Antoine Scott and Cody Woods live. There will be two shows that evening, 7:00pm and 9:45pm. This show is for ages 21+ only.
As New Year’s Eve approaches, we want to thank you all for an awesome, fun-filled year! We love to see you at events, around town, and of course online!
We hope you have a wonderful New Year’s Eve. Please remember to drink responsibly and have a safe and happy New Year!
We rounded up some of the best and safest locations for you and your family to enjoy ringing in the new year!
Remember when heading out at night to always take caution of your surroundings. If you are attending an event that serves adult beverages, please drink responsibly.
We hope you found this list helpful to make plans for your New Year’s Eve in Kansas City. We look forward to hearing about all of your fun and exciting plans!
If you’re aware of a fun and safe celebration that we’ve missed, send us an email with the deets so we can spread the word. We can add free new years eve events and paid events. Also, click below to sign up for THE SCOOP, so you don’t miss a thing!
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From our family to yours, iFamilyKC.