There’s nothing like ringing in 2018 in Monterey. There’s always something exciting going on around town, so if you’re still searching for plans, look no further! We have a roundup of some of the best New Year’s Eve events — and some are even kid-friendly, too!
This event, also known as FNM, is an affordable, alcohol-free family celebration of the arts. Performances range from Classical, Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Reggae. There will also be plenty of arts and crafts for your little ones.
Time: Friday, December 31, 3pm – 12am
Location: Historic Downtown Monterey
Celebrate the end of 2017 with MY Museum’s staff and Board of Directors. There will be noisemakers, face painting, party accessories and more. Reservations are required!
Time: Friday, December 31, 10am – 12am
Location: MY Museum – Monterey County Youth Museum
Admission: Members, Free; Non-members, $15.
Head to Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey if you want to party like it’s the 60’s! There will be live music, dancing, dinner, and even a late night snack!
Time: Friday, December 31, 7:30pm to 12am
Location: Portola Hotel & Spa
Admission: $150 per person.
This is one of the bet kid-friendly NYE options in Monterey! Head to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to ring in 2018 with delicious food, drinks, and lots of fun activities.
Time: Friday, December 31
Location: Monterey Bay Aquarium
Admission: Members, $100; Non-members, $125.