Looking for family-friendly or daytime activities on New Year's Eve? Explore the options below for Noon Year's Eve celebrations taking place during the day in Columbus.


Ring in the new year without ruining those bedtime routines at Noon Year's Eve at COSI.

Noon Year's Eve is the perfect opportunity to celebrate for those who may not stay awake until midnight! We're kicking off 2024 with special science demonstrations and a celebratory countdown at noon on Sunday, December 31.

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Enjoy a family-friendly Noon Year's Eve celebration at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium starting at noon, perfect for early sleepers and those of us who aren’t night owls.

Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 31, the Franklin Park Conservatory will be hosting a Noon Year's Eve celebration included with the cost of admission.

Make a party hat, play some games and get ready to dance to a final countdown to noon with a one-of-a-kind bubble stomp.  Then, for the late arrivals, be prepared to do it all again with a countdown to 1p.m.