New Year’s Eve Plans in Wilmington!

NYE is one of the most exciting nights of the year! Here are some of the best ways to ring in the New Year in Wilmington.

Family-Friendly Events:

Noon Year’s Eve at Brandywine Zoo– Midnight can be a little too late… Luckily Brandywine has a countdown to noon perfect for the kids! Head over to the zoo and enjoy hot chocolate, snacks, and your favorite animals. Register at the link provided.

Delaware Park Fireworks Show– End the year with a show! Free parking and seating are available for this spectacular fireworks display. What a way to cap off the year!

Delaware Children’s Museum New Year’s Eve Confetti Countdown– This year DCM will have 4 countdowns at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00, each ending with an explosion of confetti! The museum will also offer new year’s themed décor, puppet shows, educational programming, and live music from local band We Kids Rock!

Riverfront Fireworks Show

Roaring into the New Year at Delaware Museum of Nature & Science– This family-friendly event includes science stations, live animal presentations, story-telling, and crafts for an excellent kid-friendly option. The event will be from 10:30 am – 12:15 pm on New Year’s Eve, with a science-related ball drop at noon! 

NYE Fireworks at The Riverfront– The Riverfront Development Corporation is continuing its tradition of a NYE fireworks display above the Christina Riverwalk! The show will begin shortly after 9 pm with prime viewing located between the Public Dock and Riverfront Market areas.

Adult Events:

New Year’s Celebration at Tonic SNS– Music from What the Funk + DJ Zip and a midnight champagne toast make for a perfect night last night of 2022! Bring the New Year in with style!

Ubon Thai Kitchen and Bar New Year’s Eve Party– Start your night early join Ubon Thai for dining and drinks from 4-9 PM. There will be a buffet dinner, champagne, beer, and drink specials. It’s the perfect way to start a night out before attending another one of these great events! 

Docklands Riverfront New Year’s Eve Party– Enjoy a premium all-inclusive open bar, full dinner buffet, and music from DJ Willoughby, DJ NikNax, Cherry Crush, Laura Lea, and Tripp Fabulous! Visit here to purchase General Admission, Preferred Dining Room, or Preferred Lounge Seating. 

Le Cavalier New Year’s Eve Dining– You’re invited to celebrate the New Year with a three-course meal from Le Cavalier at the Green Room. Beginning New Year’s Eve at 5:00 pm there will be delicious selections including Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche, Tuna Crudo with Trout Roe, Cherry Clafoutis, and more.

New Year’s Day Calling at Winterthur– Following a fun NYE, join Winterthur for their New Year’s Day Calling event. This event is a Yuletide tour with hot chocolate, sweet treats, and activities for all ages.

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