Looking for a new way to ring in the New Year? Check out our list of unique things you can do around San Diego, including family-friendly events. Happy New Year from Willis Allen Real Estate!
Alternative New Year’s Eve Ascension
Presenting an array of cultural dances, performances, yoga, a drum circle, and meditation, the WorldBeat Cultural Center nonprofit invites one and all to their free, annual NYE celebration. Head to their location in Balboa Park starting at 7 p.m., and enjoy an evening of food, community, and fun.
NextGEN New Year’s Meditation Retreat
Spiritually conscious millennials are invited on a four-day retreat to find their “Highest Vision for 2019”. Start the year in peaceful silence alongside like-minded peers at the Seaside Center for Spiritual Living in Encinitas, Dec. 29-Jan. 1.
NYE Contra Dance Party
Here’s you opportunity to step into the New Year “Pride and Prejudice” style. Similar to partnered line dancing, contra dancing originated in the late 17th century in England and is. The caller will walk beginners through steps from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Then, fiddle and guitar players accompany dancing and refreshments until 12:15 a.m. Cost is $25.
NYE at Parkway Bowl
Take down some pins with your family and friends with a round of bowling. Parkway Bowl in El Cajon offers four NYE packages, including family-friendly options and a midnight toast.
New Year’s Eve Spectacular
Laugh your way into the New Year with the comedic cast of the National Comedy Theatre. Mingle at the buffet before and after the performance, and ring in 2019 with a champagne toast for $79 per person.
The New Children’s Museum and San Diego Honda Dealers welcome families to the museum on Saturday, Dec. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Throw on your PJs and get ready for a night of New Year’s-themed activities, a dance, and catered dinner – plus a bedtime-friendly balloon-drop countdown. With free drink tickets for parents, this is a fun party for the whole family.
Private Cooking Class at Lazy Acres Moonlight Room
Let your dinner guests share in the cooking duties. Lazy Acres makes it a guaranteed success with the help of a professional chef. The Moonlight Room at Lazy Acres in Encinitas is open from 11 p.m. to midnight for your NYE get-together.