NYE Press Release 2021 – Branded

Providence, RI – Providence Children’s Museum (PCM) is pleased to announce the return of Rhode Island’s cutest New Year’s Eve Celebration “Noon Year’s Eve” on Friday, December 31, 2021, at its South Street location. Ring in the new year with special guest Rock-a-baby Music! Families can join one of two sessions, from 11:00am to 12:00 p.m., or 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. during which guests will enjoy festivities such as dancing, playing with musical instruments, and a New Year’s Eve parade. A formal Ball Drop will take place at noon sharp to accommodate early bedtimes of the youngest revelers.

Rock-a-Baby is a welcome addition to this year’s program. An interactive music program for infants and toddlers, Rock-a-Baby is for all ages to enjoy, while meeting stars of our show – puppets Rhythm, Melody and Harmony. Guests will explore simple musical concepts through live and recorded sound and experience everything from Beethoven and Bach to rap and rock!

“We are thrilled to welcome back the cutest New Year’s Eve celebration in Rhode Island. What better way to send off 2021 and welcome in the new beginnings of 2022 than with PCM and Rock-a-Baby,” says PCM Executive Director, Caroline Payson. “It’s truly Rhode Island’s own Rocking New Year’s Eve.”

Advanced ticketing is available now, while a limited number of walkup tickets will be available on the day of the event. In addition, PCM will offer take home activity kits for families interested in bringing the party home. Visit PCM’s website at www.providencechildrensmuseum.org. for more information. or to purchase.

The Providence Children’s Museum serves children and adults of all backgrounds and from all communities. Its focus is on children, ages 1 to 11, and the adults who care for them by presenting hands-on, play-based exhibits and programs that explore arts, culture and science, technology, engineering, and math.

About Us

Our mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all through play, creativity, and exploration.

Hours and Admissions

WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY (beginning 9/7/22)
9:30am to 12:30pm and 
1:30pm or 4:30pm

Reservations are available online. Reserve your ticket now, or purchase walk-up tickets when you arrive.

Masks are optional for most activities at PCM.

Group Visits

Providence Children's Museum is the ideal place for school field trips, camp outings, homeschool and community group trips and Scout excursions.

For Families

We’ve collected an extensive resource of creative activities that will engage kids and their caregivers wherever you may be.

About Play

While society often overlooks and undervalues play, we are here to celebrate and elevate it. Because we know play isn’t frivolous. It’s foundational.

PCM Lesson Plans

Check out our library of lesson plans for teachers and families. PCM has created a variety of lesson plans for teachers by teachers for children pre-k through early elementary.

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PCM has brought the magic of learning to life for over 40 years. As a trusted resource for families and children in southern New England, PCM is an anchor in our community.

More than a Museum
PCM is committed to serving the children of southern New England – regardless of their financial ability. 40% of the Museum’s budget is dedicated to welcoming one-third of the Museum’s total audience free of charge or at greatly reduced rates through a variety of outreach programs.