Family-friendly options for New Year's Eve in San Diego

Posted at 10:20 AM, Dec 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-26 14:21:33-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - You may be on the fence with allowing their children to stay up and celebrate the new year.

But if you are planning to keep the kids up for New Year's Eve, there are some great family-friendly events around town to ring in 2018.


Temecula's traditional "Grape Drop" is back for a fun experience unique to the wine-loving region. Local children's centers are also running fun activities, like a family party at Living Coast Discovery Center and Pajama Party at the New Children's Museum.

Here's a look at some of the options for celebrating the new year with your family around the county:


  • New Year's Eve Grape Drop
    • Where: Temecula Civic Center
    • Website


  • 'Heroes v. Villains' New Year's Eve Bash
    • Where: Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
    • Website
  • Kids New Year's Eve
    • Where: LEGOLAND California
    • Website

San Diego

  • Pajama Jam New Year's Eve party
    • Where: The New Children's Museum
    • Website
  • Rockin' New Year's Eve
  • Jungle Bells


  • New Year's Eve Ice Skating by the Sea
    • Where: Hotel Del Coronado
    • Website

National City

  • New Year's Eve Party
    • Where: John's Incredible Pizza Company
    • Website

Chula Vista

  • New Year’s Eve Family Party
    • Where: Living Coast Discovery Center
    • Website