Rockin' New Year's Noon

December 20, 2023

Ring in 2024 at the stroke of noon with ball drops, DJ dance parties and performances just for kids at Children’s Museum Houston!

New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31, special holiday hours open at 10 a.m.

Open at 9 a.m. for Museum Members

Museum closed New Year’s Day

Kids finally don’t have to stay up till midnight to celebrate the New Year!  Children’s Museum Houston’s Rockin’ New Year’s Noon is the city’s longest-running New Year’s Eve celebration just for kids!  This end-of-year bash rings in the New Year at the stroke of noon with ball drops, just like in Times Square! Artistic talents will spotlight this New Year’s Eve celebration complete with noon countdowns, ball drop, activities, and DJ dance parties! 



New Year’s Noon Ball Drop:  Countdown to noon by watching the ball drop and welcome in 2024.

Event Time: Countdowns at 11:30 a.m. in both Allen Family Courtyard and Brown Auditorium.

New Year’s Noon Dance Party:  Just because the ball has dropped, doesn’t mean the party is over!

Event Time: Following ball drop at noon in Allen Family Courtyard and Brown Auditorium.



Juggler Noah:  Be mesmerized by a jaw-dropping, gravity defying performance.

Event Time:  From 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Entrance, Allen Family Courtyard, and Brown Auditorium.

DJ Ferbidden Pre-Party: Jam to the thrilling sounds of DJ Ferbidden.

Event Time:  From 10a.m. to 1 p.m. in Allen Family Courtyard.

Magic by Jamie Salinas: Check out the magic moves of an award-winning magician.

Event Time:  From10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in Allen Family Courtyard and Brown Auditorium.

DJ Mr. Duke Pre-Party: Dance into the New Year with the cheerful sounds of DJ Mr. Duke.

Event Time:  From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

Blue Gnus: This brass band will have you moving and shaking till next year.

Event Time:  From 11 a.m. to noon in Allen Family Courtyard.

Mad About Hoops:  Heads will spin with this spectacular hula hooping spectacle.

Event Time:  From 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. in Allen Family Courtyard.



Rockin’ New Year’s Noon

Dec.  31, 2023

from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

***Activities, events and times subject to change.