New Year’s Eve — 2021 Twin Cities Family Events

Best wishes in the New Year from Family Fun Twin Cities. Let’s celebrate an unforgettable year as we head into 2022. Here’s what’s going on in the Twin Cities for New Years Eve 2021!

We recommend that you call ahead and pre-register when possible so you have the most up-to-date information.


Several things popped in my email in the last 24 hours, some good, some not.  All good to know:

Minnesota Children’s Museum Cancellation News

Note: Minnesota Children’s Museum has cancelled Sparklerama, but the museum will still be open 9am-5pm.  Order Tickets Here.

Severs Lit New Year’s Party for Parents and Kids

As of 11am on the 31st, Severs still has tickets available for tonight.  Sever’s suggests celebrating New Year’s in your car with a Lit New Year’s Eve Party. Get Tickets Here.

New Years Eve on Ice

Guidant John Rose MN OVAL, 2661 Civic Center Dr, Roseville, MN 55113
New Year’s Eve from 2:30-10 PM. $9 to skate; $5 rentals. Activities will include skating or open hockey on the outdoor OVAL, indoor arena skating, bounce house, magician and more! Learn more here.


All Ages Twin Cities New Years Eve Celebrations - 2021

Minneapolis: New Years Eve Craft

Kids ages 6 to 14 can create their own noise makers, flowers and other creations to get ready to celebrate the New Year tomorrow.

Edina: Family New Year's Eve Party

Play at Adventure Peak, dance to a DJ, watch a magician and get some family photos in a photo booth. Two sessions available. 

Edinborough Indoor Play Park in Edina, MInnesota

Inver Grove Heights: Noon Year's Eve at the VMCC

A family-friendly pool party with dancing, games, and crafts, ending with a special countdown to Noon!

A family dance party featuring Zumba with Kiyomi  ending with a countdown to noon.  Kids will receive glowsticks and noise makers.

Family fun on the ice with music and refreshments at the ROC. Free to attend. Skate rental extra.

Bring along s’mores supplies to roast by the fire, while you get out sledding one last time in 2021. Some sleds and roasting sticks available; bring your own if you are able. Dress to be outdoors.

Geared toward kids ages 3-7, this afternoon New Year’s Eve celebration includes inflatables, moonwalks, obstacle courses, bingo, ice skating, music, crafts, a photo booth and a countdown to end the afternoon.

A family-friendly party to ring in the new year (and be home by bedtime).

Eagan: New Year's Eve Party - CANCELLED

A family-friendly outdoor New Year’s Eve Party will be from 5–8 p.m. Activities include hiking, snowshoeing, ice skating, kicksledding, sledding (bring your own sled), and skiing. There will be bonfires with free cocoa and s’mores stations. The ball drops at 7:59 p.m. 

Richfield: Candlelight and ice

Walk a trail lit by hundreds of luminaries — maybe you’ll see wildlife. Then roast marshmallows and warm up with cocoa.

Chaska: Winter Lights Family New Year’s Eve Party at the Arboretum

Families are invited to celebrate the new year with a stroll through the Winter Lights display. Other family fun includes kid-friendly games, a luminary craft, a photo booth, live music, countdowns at 8, 9 and 10 p.m., and a toast with  sparkling apple juice at 10pm.

Arboretum Light Show

HealthEast Sports Center will be filled with inflatables, moonwalks, obstacle courses, bingo, ice skating, music, crafts and a photo booth. Door prize drawings at 8:30 p.m. followed by the big countdown to 2022.

Celebrate with lights, music, party favors and circus entertainment, ending with a 10pm family-friendly countdown. Shows at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30pm. 


Keep checking back. We continue to receive more additions!

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