California Theme Parks New Year's Eve

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left to right: Knotts Berry Farm, Legoland, San Francisco, Disneyland New Year's Eve fireworks.

THEME PARK NEW YEAR'S OPEN HOURS, EVENTS FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE AND NEW YEAR'S DAY

ANAHEIM: Disneyland December 31, 2018  Fireworks Spectacular 9 p.m. & 11:59 p.m.
Disneyland Park 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Extra Magic Hour 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Magic Morning 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Disney California Adventure Park 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Extra Magic Hour 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Downtown Disney District 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA

BUENA PARK: Knott's Berry Farm New Year Eve Celebration
December 31, 2018, 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
January 1, 2019, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
knotts.com

CARLSBAD: December 31, 2018 Legoland California New Year's
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Includes an early New Year's Eve Party with Lego Brick Drop and Fireworks
legoland.com

New Year's Day January 1, 2019, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

GILROY: Gilroy Gardens Not Open on December 31, 2018, 2 p.m. New Year's Eve Celebration is 8 p.m.-12 a.m. gilroygardens.org

SAN DIEGO
San Diego Zoo Jungle Bells
Dec. 31 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Jan. 1 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Jungle Bells celebration throughout the park includes special holiday lights and animal interactions
sandiegozoo.org

San Diego Safari Park
December 31, 2018, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
January 1, 2019, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. approx.

SeaWorld San Diego
December 31, 2018, 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
January 1, 2019, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
seaworldparks.com
SeaWorld California, San Diego

SAN FRANCISCO New Year's Eve Fireworks December 31, 2018, 11:59 p.m.
Visible over the bay from Hornblower Cruises, hotel restaurants and clubs, Embarcadero. The fireworks are sponsored by the City of San Francisco and are discharged from barges 1,000' in the bay south of the Ferry Building near Pier 14, Mission Street and The Embarcadero. View fireworks along the Embarcadero between Mission and Folsom Street.

SANTA CLARA: California's Great America December 31, 2018, 5 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
From 5 -10 p.m., enjoy all your favorite WinterFest activities around the park, including a fireworks spectacular at 9 p.m. Then, at 10 p.m., the New Year's Eve party starts, featuring: Live bands and DJs throughout the park Snoopy's Rockin' NYE Party, with a midnight countdown in Celebration Plaza Party favors The entire lineup of WinterFest rides, including kids rides in Charlie Brown's Christmas Town and thrill rides like RailBlazer and Gold Striker, will be open all night from 5 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

UNIVERSAL CITY: Universal Studios Hollywood Dec. 31, 2018, 8 a.m.-2 a.m.
January 1, 2019, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
 Universalstudioshollywood.com
Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA
The Event DJ at EVE Party Areas Dance the night away at any of our three live entertainment areas until 2am:

  • Latin Beat near Revenge of the Mummy
  • The Ride Electric New Year
  • Electronic Dance Music at Simpsons Plaza Rock the Night
  • Pop/Rock/Hip-Hop tunes at Universal Plaza EVE Fireworks Fireworks Displays
  • Join family and friends for a special countdown celebration to midnight as you ring in 2019 with three synchronized fireworks displays viewable throughout the park. EVE people celebrating Celebration Must-Haves At each party area, you can enjoy an assortment of specialty desserts, beer, wine, and champagne available for purchase. And don't forget to buy your glow items and other 2019 memorabilia to join in the fun! (21+ valid photo ID required for alcohol purchases)  Celebrate with the premier New Year's Eve experience Park Admission starting at 6pm Access to exclusive lounge areas with gourmet buffet dinner and private cash bars with unique specialty cocktails Reserved Fireworks viewing area Complimentary midnight champagne toast NYE themed party favors to celebrate the night Universal Express, UNLIMITED access to rides, shows and attractions Complimentary valet parking (one vehicle) Special VIP Entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood where you will receive your Ultimate EVE credentials (21+ valid photo ID required for alcohol purchases)

    VALENCIA: Six Flags Magic Mountain
    December 31, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    January 1, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    VALLEJO: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom New Year's
    New Year's Eve December 31, 2018, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    January 1, 2019, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    sixflags.com

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