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Noon Year’s Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 9:00 AM — 12:30 PM

Great Hall

Ring in the New Year a full twelve hours early with Atlanta’s biggest party animals. This special family celebration will include a countdown to a balloon drop at noon.

Separate ticket purchase required. 

Members save on Noon Year’s Eve tickets!

Scheduled Activities*

New Year Giveaway**
Greeter Station
Be one of the first 1,000 children to arrive and receive a free party hat. (Available while supplies last)

Kids’ DJ
Play games and dance your way into 2020 with the best DJ in town.

Georgia Bubbleman
Dinosaur Plaza
Celebrate the Noon Year with bubbles of gigantic proportions. (Weather permitting.)

Giggy A. Dinosaur***
9am – 11:30am, Museum-Wide
Keep an eye out for everyone’s favorite dinosaur mascot, Giggy!

Resolution Station
Pin your Noon Year’s resolution to the board to share your goals for 2020.

Live Animal Encounter: Animal Stats & Stories
10am and 11am, Francis Wood Wilson Foundation Theater
Enjoy a recap of 2019 highlights about our most popular animals used in programs including, our oldest animals, who ate the most crickets and more. (Limited seating.)

Ticket Info****

Children 2 and under do not need a ticket. Advance ticket purchase required. 

Noon Year’s Eve General Event Admission

$8 Members / $22 Non-members

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NYE + Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation 3D

$14 Members / $28 Non-members

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NYE + Pandas 3D

$14 Members / $28 Non-members

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*Scheduled activities are subject to change. From 9am - 12:30pm, the museum will only be open for Noon Year's Eve ticket holders. The museum will open to the public at 12:30pm. The Giant Screen Theater resumes its normal schedule at 1pm.

**Available while supplies last.

***Giggy mascot requires breaks and will leave guest-facing areas as needed.

****All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable and are non-transferrable. Complimentary passes (including member passes) are not valid for this special event.