Rochester MN Guide to New Year’s Eve

Rochester MN Guide to New Year's Eve | Rochester Mom

It’s that time of year! Time to celebrate, cheers, and dance the night away! Check out our list of events, dinners, and music happening around town to help you ring in the New Year right! (Click the “+” to expand each section) From all of us at Rochester MN Moms Blog, we wish you a safe and happy 2020!

{VIRTUAL} Noon Year's Eve Family Party!

Noon Year’s Eve is back, and we’re going virtual!

This event is FREE to the community and children and families will enjoy a live DJ, games, prizes, and activities. Lets not forget the infamous ball drop! We will be partnering with Aventi Entertainment, Altra Federal Credit Union, Saint Mary’s University Rochester, and ABC 6 News to provide take home bags filled with a weather lab activity, crafts, and new years eve photo supplies!

Join us on December 31st at 11:30 online! More details to come.

Thursday, December 31st

Friday Night Lights

Luminaries will light your way on a hike through the prairie. Stop by the Prairie House to warm up by the bonfire and enjoy a cup of cocoa.

Location: Quarry Hill Nature Center
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Thursday December 31
Cost: FREE

New Year’s Eve Live Stream Party

A Live Music New Year’s Eve Streaming party hosted by Thesis Beer Project featuring Jeremy Jewell Music, Karate Chop, Silence, and Hair of the Dog

Location: Online
Time: 8 PM – 12 AM, Thursday December 31
Cost: FREE

Friday January 1st

A Fireside Reading – Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution

Join us live from Quarry Hill Nature Center for a fireside reading of the book Squirrel’s New Year’s Resolution, by Pat Miller and Kathi Ember.
Whoooo else might join us for this special event? Our live animal guest can be quite a hoot and resolves to bring a smile to your face. We’ll bring a morning snack to a few of the Nature Center animals and share some ways for your family to enjoy the new year naturally.
About the Book
It’s New Year’s day, a great day for making resolutions! But what’s a resolution, anyway? Squirrel doesn’t know, so she sets out to learn all about them. As she makes visits through the forest, her friends tell her about their resolutions, and she even helps them get started. If only squirrel could think of a resolution of her very own…
Location: online
Time: January 1st, 10 AM
Cost: FREE

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