New Years Eve & New Years Day events

New Years Eve (Tuesday)

Little Rockstars Preschool Music Class
From 10-10:45 AM you can still take your preschooler over to the Little Rockstars Music Class. It is $7 per child/adult pair and $5 per additional child. This is taking place at the Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market in Virginia Beach (3640 Dam Neck Road in Virginia Beach).

Click here for more information. 

Cinema Cafe ($1.50 movies all day)
Head over to the Cinema Cafe in Greenbrier for $1.50 movies all day. Click here for a list of movies. 

Last Night on the Town
Celebrate the bringing in of the New Year Town Center of Virginia Beach & Pembroke Mall. This is a FREE New Years Eve bash! Families can enjoy entertainment from 2-5:30 PM and then concerts for adults kick off at 5:30 PM with Carbon Jam and Cheap Thrills. The midnight countdown will be by Mayor Will Sessoms and there will be an awesome laser light show! Click this link for more info. 

New Year’s Eve Bash: Countdown to Noon (Portsmouth)
From 11 AM until 2 PM there will be a countdown to noon with a ball drop and children’s activities at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center. Regular Admission Applies. This is located at 400 High Street in Portsmouth.

Countdown to 2014 at the Virginia Aquarium
From 11 AM – 1PM children and adults can head over to the aquarium for some fun games and activities! This will be at the Marsh Pavilion. Regular Admission applies. The aquarium is located at 717 General Booth Blvd. in Virginia Beach.

Christmas Wonderland Collection (All Week)
Head over to the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center on the corner of High and Court Streets in Portsmouth for a fun “Christmas Wonderland” collection from the Coleman Nursery. This is from 10 AM – 5 PM. Regular admission applies.

MacArthur On Ice (All Week)
The MacArthur Center has set up a 7,200 square foot outdoor ice rink this winter. Head over for some ice skating to get into the Christmas spirit! Admission is $6 ($5 with a military ID) and skate rentals are $6. Season passes and birthday party packages are also available. This is located at the corner of Monticello Ave. and Freemason Street.

Click here for more information.

Winter Carnival at MacArthur Center (All Week)
The MacArthur Center is also having an outdoor Winter Carnival. There are family-friendly rides, games, and lots more. The cost is $1.25 per ticket or $25 for $25 tickets.

Click here for more info. 

Acquibob Horse and Carriage Rides (New Years Eve & New Years Day)
Head over to 3201 Tyre Neck Road in Chesapeake for a horse and carriage ride. To ride the wagon around the farm the price is:
$15 per adult
$10 per child
Under 2 years old are free

To ride the wagon off the farm and look at Christmas lights the price is:
$25 per adult
$12 per child
Under 2 years old are free

Have fun and Happy New Year!


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