Houston, TX 77005
10:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012
Kids | Family,
Museums | Sights
High Steppers brass band spotlights New Year’s Eve celebration complete with noon countdown, ball drop, and dance party!
Museum Open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Children’s Museum of Houston’s Rockin’ New Year’s Noon is the city’s longest-running New Year’s Eve celebration just for kids! This end-of-year bash rings the New Year at the stroke of noon with a parade and shimmering ball drop, just like they do in Times Square! Kids don’t have to stay up till midnight to celebrate! Welcome the New Year kid-style and stick around for our after party!
Special Events:New Year’s Eve Parade with High Steppers New Orleans Style Brass Band: Dance to jazzy tunes as the High Steppers step up to our exciting New Year’s parade.
Event Time: Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. in Kid’s Hall.Countdown and Brilliant Ball Drop: Watch as we celebrate the beginning of a new year with a countdown to noon and an anticipating ball drop, just like they do on TV!
Event Time: Begins at 11:45 a.m. in the Allen Family Courtyard following parade.Dance and After Party with DJ Zin: Stick around as we leap into the New Year and dance the afternoon away. Event Time: Noon in the Allen Family Courtyard following ball drop.
Create a Crazy Hat to wear as you celebrate the end of 2012 and the
beginning of a brand new yearEvent Time: 10am-11:30am (doors close at 11am) in Tree Top Discovery Room 10am-2:30pm (doors close at 2pm) in Celebrations Discovery Room
Make a Noisemaker Make some noise to ring in the New Year.
Event Time: 10am-11:30am (doors close at 11am) in One World Discovery Room
10am-2:30pm (doors close at 2pm) in Innovations Discovery Room
LED New Year’s Glasses: Get a new look and outlook at the Inventor’s Workshop.Sound Sandwich: Make some holiday noise! Manipulate craft sticks, straws, and rubber bands into a noise maker that uses vibration to create sound at Science Station.Straw Oboe: Turn an ordinary straw into an extraordinary oboe at Science Station.
New Year’s Noon Bash, Dec. 31, 2012
Countdown to NOON begins at 11:45 a.m.
***Activities, events and times subject to change.