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Posted on: December 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 10th Annual Ring in the New Year at Noon at New Roc


WESTCHESTER/December 4, 2019 — There’s no need for kids to stay up until midnight as New Roc City rings in the New Year early with a Times Square-inspired countdown to noon featuring a thrilling release of 3,500 festive, brightly-colored balloons. Revelers will gather in the atrium of New Roc City for the 10th Annual Ring in the New Year at Noon at New Roc on Tuesday, December 31 from 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.

The event is a fun-filled way for families with children ages 2-10 to experience the excitement of ringing in the New Year complete with face painting, arts and crafts, kiddy rides, clowns, magician, wheel of chance, games, snacks, culminating with an exciting countdown as the clock strikes noon.

This year, the event will support the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation through a $10 donation per family of four. Chartered in 1894, the Library is a community resource that seeks to improve the life of every citizen in New Rochelle. It is dedicated to encouraging learning in all stages of life, to protecting intellectual freedom, and to providing fair and equal access to information.

Ring in the New Year at Noon at New Roc is produced by CBRE and Harquin and is held in association with the New Rochelle BID Family Day event series. Sponsors include the City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle CLD plus participating tenants and community partners including Applebee’s, Barnes & Noble @ Monroe College, Creative Face Painting, Digital Arts Experience, FunFuzion, Macaroni Kid Bronxville-New Rochelle, Modell’s, Monroe College, New Rochelle Public Library Foundation, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation, New Rochelle Fire Department, The New York Rangers, Planet Fitness, PM Pediatrics, Regal New Roc IMAX & RPX, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Super Soccer Stars, Summit Security, Wallauer’s, Westchester Family, Westchester Knicks, and Westchester Parent.

Pre-registration for the 2019 Ring in the New Year at Noon! event is required. Families can register online and download their entry pass at

An exciting holiday event for young families in the community, Ring in the New Year at Noon! has become an annual tradition at New Roc. New Roc is located at 33 LeCount Place in downtown New Rochelle. 

Families receive a free drawstring backpack filled with gifts such as a FunFuzion ride card, juice and snacks, free meal vouchers, coloring book, and more.

Activity List:

  • New Rochelle BID: Make your New Year’s Eve horn blower and get ready to make some noise for the countdown and balloon drop.
  • Creative Face Painting and Balloon Twisting.
  • The Great Ragidy Supreme Magic Show
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park: Free jump pass
  • New Rochelle Parks and Recreation: Get your face painted by the talented artists of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation.
  • FunFuzion: Look in your drawstring bag for your FUZE card that gives you free rides on the Carousel, Bumper Cars, Helicopter, Mini Whip, Frog Hopper, Kidz Zone, Maxflight rides.
  • Monroe College: Meet the Monroe Mustang Mascot and score tickets to a Monroe Mustang basketball game.
  • Super Soccer Stars: Come Kick & Play, meet the coaches, and learn about the soccer program in Strawberry Fields room.
  • Applebee's: Wheel of Fortune & sample delicious snacks.
  • New Rochelle Fire Department: Climb on to a real fire truck and learn what it takes to fight fires from New Rochelle’s Bravest!
  • Planet Fitness: Fun and Fitness tips.
  • Digital Arts Experience: 3-D printer and Minecraft demonstration.

Activity list is subject to change. 

About New Roc 

New Roc is a 450,000-square-foot entertainment/residential/retail complex located in the heart of downtown New Rochelle. A family destination, New Roc features such tenants as FunFuzion Games and Rides, Monroe College, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Buffalo Wild Wings, Applebee’s, Planet Fitness, Gamestop, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, and Regal Cinemas. New Roc has served for many years as an active partner in the New Rochelle business community and a member of the New Rochelle Business Improvement District.

About the New Rochelle Library Foundation

The New Rochelle Public Library Foundation is a volunteer fundraising and advocacy organization working to ensure the future well-being of the New Rochelle Library. Established in 1993, the NRPL Foundation has raised more than $3 million for the New Rochelle Public Library. Chartered in 1894, the Library is a community resource that seeks to improve the life of every citizen in the city.

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