Ring in the New Year with your family this year in Orlando. Area events offer safe and family friendly celebrations across Orlando, including late hours at area Theme Parks.

Free New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Celebration Town Center:
Featuring it’s first ever New Years Eve bash with live entertainment, fireworks and a whole lot more leading up to the midnight countdown.

Old Town:
Ring in the New Year at Old Town in Kissimmee. There will be something for everyone to do, food, kids’ activities, music and more! Enjoy classic rock n’ roll performed by The Repeatles, rides and the fireworks show at midnight.

Theme Park New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Walt Disney World Theme Parks
The Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney’s MGM Studios are all open past midnight for a special night of family celebrations to ring in the New Year.

Universal Orlando Theme Parks
Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios are open until 1:00 am with special events for New Year’s Eve.

SeaWorld Orlando
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve bash at SeaWorld Orlando. Dance to a 14-piece band, jazz musicians and a DJ keeping the party going all the way through midnight.

Cirque Du Soleil
At Downtown Disney, Cirque du Soleil fans can celebrate the New Year La Nouba style with two presentations of the theatrical production, at 6 and 9 p.m. A champagne toast celebration, souvenir program, glow sticks and gift are included in the special ticket price. Tickets are from $67 to $139, plus tax, depending on category.

Dinner Shows Open On New Year’s Eve

Arabain Nights Dinner Theater
The show is presented with a new festive storyline with a winter theme.

Pirate’s Dinner Adventure
The swashbuckling Pirate’s Dinner Adventure celebrates the holidays with an array of yuletide surprises, from spectacular sets “decked” out in seasonal finery to a special holiday-themed show starring Magee the elf. Purchase tickets online for special savings.

Information courtesy of About.com