Countdown to 2018 at a Family-Friendly “Noon” Year’s Eve Celebration!

Drop by drop, closely watch North America’s largest Water Clock! The famous clock at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is ringing in 2018 early for all to enjoy at family friendly hours of 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. 

Countdown to Noon is an annual event at The Children’s Museum that anticipates and celebrates New Year’s Eve without making the little ones stay up past their bedtimes. Join in the music, confetti, and fun on Dec. 31, 2017, for countdowns to the New Year at noon and 1 p.m. Also, enjoy one of the last few days of the museum’s traditional Jolly Days Winter Wonderland exhibit.


WHERE: The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian Street

WHEN:  Countdown to Noon-Sunday, December 31, 2017 with countdown celebrations at noon and 1 p.m.

Jeanne White Ginder- December 30, 2017-January 1, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. (special presentation at 12:30 each day) in The Power of Children gallery

The activities for this year’s Countdown to Noon include:
  • New Year’s Around the World – Send New Year’s greetings to friends all over the world by learning pronunciations of foreign languages and matching each greeting to its corresponding country.
  • Family Paper Time-Capsule – Recount your favorite memories of 2017 by creating a time capsule. Snap a photo next to our “Happy New Year” banner to add as a finishing touch to your 2017 capsule!
  • Performances by Zak Morgan – Enjoy music by Grammy-nominated Zak Morgan, and join him in counting down at noon and 1p.m.

Countdown to Noon is presented by Indiana Farm Bureau.

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