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If you're celebrating NYE in Melbourne Victoria with a young family with children where will you be heading?

Will you avoid the city crowds for fear of unruly drunk people? Are you leaving the kids at home with a baby sitter and heading out for a wild night on the town?

Family friendly and FREE NYE events.

Many councils and cities put on free or low cost activities that cater for families. Plan ahead and find out what is on in your local area that is suitable for families with children for new years eve

Melbourne City - Family Festival

Yarra Park 5pm to 9.15pm

Docklands 6pm to 1am More about Docklands

Join the high-spirited celebrations at the new Family Festival at Yarra Park, surrounding the MCG.

There will be roving performers, carnival rides, children's activities and workshops, and well-known, headline artists on the main stage.

Stay tuned for the official announcement of the full program line-up in early December – there will be something for everyone.

Bring a picnic rug, relax on the grass with the family and count down to the Family Fireworks at 9.15pm.

Docklands, in Victoria Harbour, will feature both 9.15pm and midnight fireworks displays with free entertainment at Waterfront City from 6pm to 1am.

Find out more

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New Year's Eve Celebration
Date: 31 Dec 2010
Entry Cost (AUD): Free
Event Venue: The Nowingi Place
Hugh King Drive 3500
Event Times: 8pm-12.15am
Facilities: Child Activities, Entertainment, Parking for the Disabled, Public Toilets

Mildura Rural City Council’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is a No Alcohol event and is suitable for all ages. Join in the fun and colour to bring in 2011. Family festivities kick off at 8pm with a Scooby-Doo show and a second show at 9.10pm. Live local entertainment and music will be showcased throughout the evening. Two fireworks shows will be held; the 9.40pm family fireworks display and the midnight fireworks spectacular. A night of free entertainment in a safe environment. (Please note no glass permitted at The Nowingi Place.)