Festive Season 2019

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve

If you run a relevant festive event that’s not listed yet (or if you’re a parent with a recommendation) please feel free to get in touch with details.

Basic listings are free, information on upgraded listings (with up to 200 words, social media links & photos) can be found here.

Family-Friendly NYE Blowout (Alphabetti Theatre)

Tues 31st Dec, 4 – 6pm

Alphabetti Theatre, St James Boulevard, Newcastle, NE1 4HP
Tel: 0191 261 9125

​A family friendly BonBon Caberet, with Bonnie and The Bonnettes and The House of Love. The show will last for approximately 1 hour followed by a disco and a countdown.

Single tickets: £5
Family (5 people): £18.50

Family NYE Countdown (Mr Mulligans Newcastle)

Tues 31st Dec, 7.55 – 8pm

The Gate, 117 Newgate Street, Newcastle, NE1 5RZ
Tel: 0191 453 7870

Have a game of space-themed golf before an early countdown at 8pm with glasses of fizz (and fake fizz for the little ones).

New Year’s Eve Disco (Holmside Park)

Tues 31st Dec, 4 – 6pm

Edmondsley, Chester le Street, Durham, DH7 6EY
Tel: 0191 917 2205

Come along any time from 10am and enjoy all of the regular activities for as long as you like – including soft play, inflatables, roller skating, mini karting and more – then finish with a NYE Disco from 4pm-6pm, with party games & more!

Booking recommended. Regular admission fees apply.
Age 4+: £12
Age 1-3: £5
Adults: from £5


New Year’s Eve Extravagnza (Newcastle Civic Centre)

Tues 31st Dec, 5pm – 12am

Barras Bridge, Newcastle, NE99 1RD
Tel: 0191 277 7222

The event will start from 5pm with entertainment from Metro Radio then a fireworks display at 6pm (hosted by Metro Radio and sponsored by JD Sports). There will also be a midnight fireworks display at the quayside.

Free, no booking required.

New Year’s Eve Family Bash (Gosforth Civic Theatre)

Tues 31st Dec, 12pm & 5pm

Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Road, Newcastle, NE3 3HD
Tel: 0191 284 3700

Family party with bar, DJ, craft room and kids snacks, celebrating a “midnight moment” with a count down to the New Year on the big screen.

Adult: £6
Child (under 14): £4

New Year’s Eve Family Fun Day (Holiday Inn-Jesmond)

Tues 31st Dec, 12 – 4pm

Jesmond Road, Jesmond, Newcastle, NE2 1PR
Tel: 0191 2125505

A fun filled day including an entertainer, disco, party games and lunch for the kids.

Booking recommended.
Child: £14.95 (adults free)


New Years Eve Family Party (DoubleTree By Hilton Newcastle Airport)

Tues 31st Dec, 7pm – 1am

Newcastle Airport, Newcastle, NE13 8BZ
Tel: 01661 824 266

Family party with games, mini disco and DJ. With unlimited soft drinks for kids and a wide selection of hot and cold buffet dishes (including desserts) for all the family.

New Year’s Eve Family Party (Holiday Inn-Seaton Burn)

Tues 31st Dec, 6pm – 12.30am

Gosforth Park, Great North Road, Seaton Burn, Newcastle, NE13 6BP
Tel: 0191 201 9936

Informal family party with games, disco and buffet, including a selection of hot food, desserts and ice lollies.

Booking recommended.
Adult: £45
Child: £25

New Year’s Eve Family Party (Holiday Inn-Washington)

Tues 31st Dec, 6.30pm – 1am

Emerson Road, Washington, NE37 1LB
Tel: 0191 418 9400

Children’s entertainment from 6.30pm with a face painter, balloon artist, games and disco for all, followed by a three-course buffet. Dress code: Party/smart.

Adult: £42.50
Child (3-12): £25
Under 3’s eat free
£20 pp non refundable deposit required

New Year’s Eve Family Party (Life Science Centre)

Tues 31st Dec, 12 – 4pm

Times Square, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
Tel: 0191 243 8210

Start your New Year’s Eve celebrations early with a daytime family party, with a sensory bubble disco, face painting and party music and games – with prizes galore, including a range of Life Science Centre goodies!

Adult (18+): £12
Child (5-17): £7.50
Family (2+2 or 1+3): £31

New Year’s Eve Family Party (Seven Stories)

Sat 28th – Tues 31st Dec, 11.30am & 2pm

30 Lime Street, Newcastle, NE1 2PQ
Tel: 0300 330 1095

End of year party sessions exploring how New Year is celebrated around the world. Learn all about customs and traditions designed to bring good fortune in the year ahead, enjoy themed crafts and games, and don’t forget your dancing shoes!

£5 per person.
Regular admission fee applies to enjoy the rest of Seven Stories.

New Years Eve Party (Blue Flames)

Tues 31st Dec, 7 – 1pm

Whitley Park, Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle, NE12 9SF
Tel: 07722 174 303

Family friendly party with buffet, bouncy castle, dancing and music.

Adult £16
Child: £8

New Years Eve Party (Lilyput Lane)

Tues 31st Dec, 9.30am

37 High Street, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 9LU
Tel: 07531 353052

Includes entry to play in role play cafe, a picnic box, juice, glow stick and there’ll be plenty balloons and party music.

£8 per child.


New Years Eve Party (The New Ninepins)

Tues 31st Dec, 7pm – 1am

Saltwell Road South, Gateshead, NE9 6DT

Disco, karaoke, fun and games with DJ Mick. Bring your party poppers, party hats, dancing shoes and nibbles (if you fancy). Children are welcome up until 9pm (also pooches!). Open from 12 midday until late.

FREE entry.