Wondering how you’re going to ring in the New Year? Here are just a few of the events happening this week that are sure to help you, and the whole family, celebrate all the great things about 2015 and look forward to all the wonderful things that 2016 is going to bring!

RCU's New Year's Eve EVEnt

1.    RCU New Year’s Eve EVEnt at The Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
This event is happening the Wednesday before New Year’s Eve- celebrate New Year’s Eve with  the Sports Center on Wednesday, December 30th from 5:00 to 9:00pm! Bring the whole family out to this special event and enjoy DJ entertainment, Games, Prizes, Inflatables, Limo Rides, and a HUGE Balloon Drop!

Noon Year's Eve at the Children's Museum

2.    Children’s Museum- Noon Year’s Eve event
Ring in this New Year the KID-friendly way—no extended bedtime required! Celebrate with the Museum's most popular sparkly science, a New Year’s photo booth, parachute playtime for the littlest party-ers and a sparkling juice toast during the countdown to the New Year! This event starts at 10am on the 31st and ends at noon.

New Year's Eve at the Library

3.    LE Phillips Memorial Public Library
Families are welcome to ring in the new year before bedtime! Enjoy dancing, crafts, refreshments and a special ball drop.No registration required.  The Visit Eau Claire Fun Patrol will be bringing our Mascot Barkley for people to take photos with and then some coloring pages as well as stuff to make paper "new years" crowns. Event is taking place from 4-5pm on Thursday December 31st.

Family Skate at Hobb's Ice Center
4.   Rock'n New Year's Family Skate at Hobb’s Ice Center
Join Hobbs Ice Center for a family-friendly New Year's Eve event, featuring a DJ and video screen, balloon drop with prizes, skating obstacle course, boot games, hot chocolate bar, and much more. Happening from 6pm until 9pm! Just $3.00 per person and it includes skate rental!

New Year's Lock-in at Action City

5.    Action City- New Year’s Lock-in
Only $25 for unlimited play from 10pm until 2am! Drop the kids off and let them play all night long into 2016! Lock in includes unlimited play on attractions and non-ticket arcade games and a pizza and soda buffet. Dance the night away as All Occasions DJ Service will be there as well!

New Year's at The Plus

6.    The Plus
Party like it’s 1999 at this 90’s themed New Year’s Eve event for the whole family!  Featuring multiple comedy acts, music and much more!  Those over 21 can enjoy a midnight champagne toast and everyone will enjoy the midnight balloon drop and confetti cannons!. This event starts at 8pm and is $10.00 if your order your tickets in advance and $15.00 at the door.