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Celebrate the New Year with Animals, Art, Artifacts, and Cultural Traditions from around the WORLD!

Celebrate by making New Year noisemakers, crowns, and wands! Join us counting down to the hourly leaf drop and parade, listening to songs and watching dance performances! Try new traditions yourself, learn a new dance, or come face to face with a live animal from the country of your choice! Pet a tegu from Argentina, watch the eyes of a chameleon from Yemen, or examine a gecko from Madagascar! Guests receive a passport for collecting stamps as they visit the various cultures and participate in many special event activities. Don’t miss the performances of dancing from around the world including Folklorica, Krakowiaczek Polish Dancers, the Swedish Historical Society Lucia Choir, and the Sterling Quartet, and many more!

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Special Event Tickets:

Members: FREE
Adults 13 and older: $10
Children 4 through 12: $8
Children up to 3: FREE

Celebrate The New Year!

Join us as we celebrate cultural diversity with traditions, decorations, and dances from around the world.  This video is from last year’s event!

Celebrate the New Year with Animals, Art, Artifacts, and Cultural Traditions from around the WORLD!

New Years Around the World: Youth Class

School’s CLOSED, but Burpee is OPEN for an exploration of anthropology! Get ready to dive into adventure from around the world! From amazing traditions to unique animals, art, and foods, the world is an amazing place! Join us for some special learning at the museum. Learn what it is like to celebrate in different climates with different resources! Each class will focus on the cultures of a different region of the world, including Europe, South America, Asia and Africa. Sign up for one or all of the classes and expand your knowledge of the world.