December 30, 2021

4 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Kids

If it was up to kids, they would start decorating homes for Christmass and New Year’s Eve as early as September. That’s how excited they can be in anticipation of this magical holiday that we all love, but that’s especially important to the little ones. And of course, you always do your best to give them the evening they’ll never forget. 

If you decide to have your party in Big Bear, CA you’ll have a wonderful time if you stay in a large family cabin rental. There are plenty of ways to keep your children entertained there, but if you’re looking for the best ideas on how to celebrate this holiday with your kids, keep reading. 

How do you celebrate New Year’s Eve with kids?

If you want to spice up New Year’s Eve and make sure your kids are having the time of their lives, check out these ideas.

Throw your very own slumber party or costume party

How do you celebrate New Year’s Eve with kidsDepending on what your children find more appealing, you can organize a pajama party or, quite the opposite, a show‐off party where they can wear the fanciest clothes ever. 

If you’re celebrating New Year’s Eve at home, a pajama party can be a great choice. You can have an improvised tent or just scatter blankets, pillows, and sleeping bags around the living room. Make sure you’ve planned and prepared the ingredients for a delicious breakfast the day after. The kids will feel cozy and amused. 

On the other hand, you can have a glam night if your kids are into showing off their fancy outfits. You can even have a cute photo shoot to have a lasting memory of this very special evening. They’ll have lots of fun posing in silly ways. They’ll love it, and you can use the photos later as gifts. 


If your little ones would love to stay up all the way until midnight, you can organize a series of games to keep them active and awake. To begin with, pull out the most interesting board games you have. Then, to keep them really engaged and physically active, karaoke and a dance party are great to drive away sleep. 

Toasting with a mocktail

Children can’t have cocktails, but they sure can toast with a tasty mocktail. You can buy one or even make one for them, give it a silly name and pull out your fanciest glassware. They’ll feel like real ladies and gents toasting to the New Year and sipping their delicious drinks. This small detail can make all the difference. 

Mock midnight

If you’re sure your children can’t stay up that late for the real countdown, you can have an early midnight (of course, without letting them know) which can be a little bit later than your kids’ usual bedtime. When the countdown is over and the New Year is (almost) here, the little ones can go to sleep, and the adults can stay and celebrate the actual beginning of the new year if they want. 

Where in Big Bear, CA can I book a luxury large family cabin rental?

Where in Big Bear, CA can I book a luxury large family cabin rentalIf you’ve decided to spend an exciting weekend in the forest or you’re planning a lovely trip to a lake, Evergreen Lodge is the right place to choose. You’ll never forget your stay in our beautiful cabin. The available amenities and the warm atmosphere of the place will make you feel at home. At the same time, you’ll be surrounded by the amazing slopes, a lake, the famous Bear Mountain ski resort, and many other attractions. Book your stay on time. Call us today!

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