Noon Year's Eve Ideas for Kids: Celebrate in Style with bella bliss®
Wondering how to celebrate New Year’s Eve with little ones? While staying up until midnight to watch the ball drop may not be ideal for kids with early bedtimes, that doesn’t mean you can’t all ring in the New Year together! That’s where Noon Year’s Eve comes in. This New Year’s Eve countdown for toddlers takes place at noon (instead of midnight) and lets everyone get in on the festive fun.
Here’s a closer look at this clever holiday, along with a few New Year’s Eve party ideas for kids and tips for hosting an unforgettable Noon Year’s Eve bash.
What is Noon Year’s Eve?
While watching the ball drop in Times Square may be part of your family traditions, having kids often means making adjustments. Even if your little ones could stay awake until midnight, doing so can wreak havoc on their schedules while simultaneously interfering with your own adult festivities.
That’s why we love the Noon Year’s Eve trend! Held on December 31st at noon (as opposed to midnight), Noon Year’s Eve lets kids celebrate the change of the calendar year while also sharing many of the traditions we associate with this momentous holiday.
Kids’ New Year’s Eve Party Activities
Looking for a few ideas for your kids’ NYE celebration? Here are our favorite Noon Year’s Eve activities for little ones.
Dress Them Up for the Occasion
One of the best ways to get your kids primed to party? Let them pick out outfits they love!
From fancy to funky, we love an “anything goes” approach to Noon Year’s Eve dressing. A few of our favorite New Year’s Eve outfits for 2022 include our Cinderella-esque Taffeta Party Dress (complete with sash, of course!), the colorful Mignon Taffeta Dress, a classic blazer for boys, cute and comfy Corduroy Berkeley Overalls, and our preppy Side Tab John John.
Prefer to keep it cozy, instead? bella bliss® has you covered there, too, with our oh, so comfy pajamas for kids. Dress your little ones in our super cozy Ramsey Pima Jammies or Striped Palmer Pima Jammies. Or, go with a themed approach as we prepare to usher in 2023’s Year of the Rabbit with our adorable bunny-themed cardigans, including our Applique Bunny Cardigan or Applique Bunny Party Cardigan in white or pink.
Whatever wardrobe items you pick, don’t forget that accessories make the outfit – and we challenge you to find any more festive than our snow princess-worthy Faux Fur Capelet with Pom Poms and sparkly Celia Knotted Bow Flats.
If you’re wondering what kids wear on New Year’s Eve, bella bliss® has the answer!
Set Up a Photo Booth
Now that you’ve got the perfect outfits for making memories, you’ll want to capture them in photos you’ll cherish. All you have to do is hang up a sheet of sparkly silver or gold wrapping paper as a backdrop, set your phone to “auto,” and start posing.
Speaking of posing, make your photo booth even more fun with party props from bella bliss®, such as our Solid Bliss Party Crown, Festive Party Hats, Tinsel Fringe Garland, and Giant Confetti Balloon Kit.
Make Some Noise!
Is it really a New Year’s celebration if you’re not making noise? Noisemakers and party poppers like our colorful Fringed Party Horns and Gold Twist Confetti Small Crackers are the perfect way to get the party going.
Set Up a Live Countdown
One of New Year’s Eve’s most beloved traditions is the countdown to midnight. The good news? Shifting your festivities to mid-day doesn’t mean letting go of this activity. Instead, cast your own New Years' countdown for toddlers on your phone or computer. We love this sparkly version, which counts down from 60 seconds while sharing inspirational quotes.
Raise a Toast
While you might set aside the champagne for the adult portion of your evening, you can still break out the kid-friendly bubbly for little ones. Sparkling punch and cider both have a festive feel, especially when served in our Metallic Fringe Party Cups.
With 2023 right around the corner, there’s no time like now to start planning how you’ll ring it in as a family, with a little help from your friends at bella bliss®. For vintage-inspired party clothes and accessories for kids, dazzling New Year’s Eve party supplies, and more, shop bella bliss®.