There are plenty of fun ways to celebrate the new decade with your family, even if your crew won’t be staying up until midnight. Check out these entertaining New Year’s activities near you:

Countdown to Noon, Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia
Countdown to 2020 all before bedtime! From 9am to 3pm, there will be live music, crafts, a theatrical countdown performance and two celebratory ball drops at noon and at one. All ages with caregiver, $19.95

New Year’s Eve Splash, Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ                          Ring in the New Year with family, friends and fish! Kids can dance the day away at a dance party,enjoy the fireworks display over the Delaware River and see all of their favorite animals at the aquarium. All ages, Adults:$29.99/Children 2-12 $21.99/Kids under 2 free

NOON Year’s Eve Bash, Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th St., Philadelphia Celebrate NYE early with fiery live science shows, magic milk fireworks, make and take noisemakers and other surprises. At noon, welcome in the new year with a massive ball pit explosion! All ages, Free with museum admission

Kids New Year’s Eve Countdown, Franklin Square, Philadelphia                                          Enjoy and crafts beginning before the Square Drop from atop the SquareBurger at 6 pm. Kids dance party until 8! All ages, free

New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Delaware River Waterfront, 101 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia
Two shows, one at 6pm perfect for families, and a second one at midnight. Ring in the New Year with a fantastic fireworks display on the Delaware River waterfront. All ages, free

New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Independence Seaport Museum, 211 Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia                                                                                                                                  Enjoy a kid-friendly celebration from 10am – 6 pm, complete with noisemakers, party hats, confetti and ginger ale toast! All before the Delaware Riverfront fireworks display at 6pm. All ages, Adults: $18/Children ages 3-12 $14/children under 3 free

New Year’s Eve Family Jam, Ardmore Music Hall, 23 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore              The whole family will enjoy this New Year’s Eve celebration! Countdown to noon, dance party with Alex and the Kaleidoscope, face-painting, balloon art, photo booth and more!
All ages, $20 in advance/$25 at door

New Year’s Eve in Kennett Square, 101 South Union Street, Kennett Square                         Ring in the New Year with food, entertainment and activities starting at 7:30pm then watch the raising and lighting of the Mushroom around 8:45! All ages, free