Online and In-Person New Year's Activities for Families
There are still plenty of fun and exciting in-person and online New Year's events in the New York area.
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New Year's Bowling
WHEN: Dec. 31 - Jan. 1, 2021 , 9am-11:30pm
WHERE: AMF SYOSSET LANES, 111 Eileen Way, Syosset
WHAT: Celebrate the New Year on your own lane with special packages for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day that the whole family will enjoy!
Unlimited Bowling + Shoes
Champagne (or Sparkling Cider) Toast
New Year’s Party Favors
**Restrictions may apply, check with bowling center for availability.
WANT TO GO? $31.99 per person
Arcade Age Exhibit - December Break Activities
WHEN: Dec. 26 - Jan. 3, 2021 , 11am, 1pm, and 3pm, daily (closed Jan 1 for New Year's Day)
WHERE: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City
WHAT: Back by Popular Demand- not only can you play the arcade classics, but the exhibit tells the story of video arcade games; from the pioneers in the early 40s and 50s to the golden age in the late 70s and early 80s to its crash, revival and ultimate decline in the 90s. The exhibit tells the story of the creative and innovative people who explored groundbreaking technologies, the games that sprung from their ingenuity and a culture that was shaped by their developments.... complete with over 50 unforgettable playable favorites like Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, Space Invaders, Centipede, Donkey Kong and more. • Masks required • Gloves required (and supplied) • Limited entry to maintain social distance • Machines are cleaned in between each session
AGES: Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
WANT TO GO? $16; $14 Child, plus $10 per person Arcade Exhibit
Fishes & Wishes New Year's Eve Dinner
WHEN: Dec. 31, 2020, 6:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Long Island Aquarium, 431 East Main Street, Riverhead
WHAT: Bring the family to the Long Island Aquarium’s annual Fishes & Wishes New Year’s Eve Dinner. This family-style feast includes four courses plus complimentary beer and wine, a penguin appearance, fireworks on the riverfront and a mock midnight toast. Reservations required. All prices plus tax.
AGES: All Ages
WANT TO GO? $99 (Members: $89); $60 (Members: $55) children 3-12; $5 children 2 and younger
First Day Hike and Beach Clean-up
WHEN: Jan. 1, 2021, 12pm
WHERE: Hallock State Park Preserve, 6062 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
WHAT: Start the New Year off right with some exercise and a good cause. Join the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society for a small group, social distanced beach walk while helping local marine life by monitoring for cold-stunned sea turtles and helping up pick up beach trash. All ages welcome. Bring face covering. Pre-registration required: 631-315-5475 or [email protected]
WANT TO GO? Free
All You Can Race
WHEN: Dec. 31,, 3-6pm
WHERE: 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
WHAT: Join Autobahn Indoor Speedway on New Years Eve and end 2020 with ALL YOU CAN RACE!! For more info on times, visit the website.
AGES: Tween, Teen, Adult
WANT TO GO? $60 sign up for the all you can race deal here: http://autobahnspeed.com/unlimited-racing/