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

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Monday, December 31, 2018 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: $18*
*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


Families can ring in the New Year without staying up all night with one of Chabot’s most popular annual events. Celebrate strokes of midnight around the world at 11 am, 1 pm, and 4 pm.

Kids will count down and celebrate with hundreds of colorful balloons dropping from above and stay for the day to participate in special activities throughout the Center.

December 31, 2018 Balloon Drop Times:

  • 11 am: Ages 5 & Under (Rotunda)
  • 1 pm: Ages 6 -12 (Rotunda)
  • 1 pm: Ages 5 & Under (Discovery Lab)
  • 4 pm: Ages 6 – 12 (Rotunda)
  • 4 pm: 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: $18*
*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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