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Around the World NYE: Balloon Drop & Family Celebration | Oakland

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Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: $23*
*Members: $5 per child Guests: $5 per child + General Admission fees to the museum. Registration is required

Chabot Space & Science Center | 10000 Skyline Blvd. Oakland, CA


Don’t leave your kids behind on New Year’s Eve; bring them along to Chabot Space & Science Center to celebrate not one, but three New Year’s Eve countdowns from around the world.

There will be balloon drops to celebrate the strokes of midnight around the world at 11 am, 1 pm, and 4 pm. The kids will count down and catch colorful balloons as they drop from the ceiling and participate in fun activities to receive a special prize. Now the kids can ring in the New Year without staying up past their bedtime.

There will be three drop times at two locations, available for kids of all ages.

December 31, 2017 Balloon Drop Times:

  • 11am:Ages 5 & Under (Rotunda)
  • 1pm: Ages 6 -12 (Rotunda)
  • 1pm: Ages 5 & Under (Discovery Lab)
  • 4pm: Ages 6 – 12 (Rotunda)
  • 4pm: Ages 5 & Under (Discovery Lab)

Participation in the New Year’s Eve celebration is $23 for Adult, $19 for Youth (that’s the regular admission price plus $5)Please note, space is limited and registration is required. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled event for check-in. 


Event Details


Cost: $23*
*Members: $5 per child Guests: $5 per child + General Admission fees to the museum. Registration is required
Categories: **Annual Event**, East Bay, Kids & Families, New Year's Eve, NYE - Family Friendly
Address: 10000 Skyline Blvd. Oakland, CA
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