What’s Open or Closed on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

Are you wondering what is open on New Years in Ann Arbor? I’ve scoured a number of places for family fun and their holiday hours.

What's Open on New Years in Ann Arbor

I found the following information on closures and special hours at the following kid-friendly locations:

Closed on December 30

  • Metropolitan Play Center (formerly My Urban Toddler)

Open on New Year’s Eve

  • Ann Arbor District Library 
  • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Closed on New Year’s Eve

  • Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens
  • Metropolitan Play Center (formerly My Urban Toddler)
  • UM Museum of Natural History
  • Yost Ice Arena
  • Ypsilanti District Library

Special Hours on New Year’s Eve

  • Kelsey Museum of Archaeology 1-4p
  • UM Museum of Art Closes at 3p
  • Mack Pool – 9a-2p
  • Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center closes at 5p

Open on New Years in Ann Arbor 

  • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (noon-5p, normal Sunday hours)
  • Matthaei Botanical Gardens (10a-4:30p)
  • Michigan Theater
  • Rave Cinemas
  • Quality 16
  • Leslie Science & Nature Center Grounds (Buildings Closed, Grounds Open)

Closed on New Year’s in Ann Arbor

  • Ann Arbor District Library
  • Mack Pool
  • Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
  • Metropolitan Play Center (formerly My Urban Toddler)
  • UM Museum of Natural History
  • UM Museum of Art
  • Yost Ice Arena
  • Ypsilanti District Library
  • Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center

January 2 Closures

  • UM Museum of Natural History
  • UM Museum of Art (always closed on Mondays)
  • Kelsey Museum of Archaeology (always closed on Mondays)
  • Ypsilanti District Library

Did I miss any closures? Add them in the comments so others can see as well.

New Year’s Eve & Day Events

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Date/Time Event
12/31/2016
7:00am-3:00pm
Ann Arbor Farmers Market
Ann Arbor Farmers Market, Ann Arbor MI
12/31/2016
8:15am-9:35am
Public Skate
Ann Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
9:00am-2:00pm
Open Swim
Mack Pool, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
10:00am-6:00pm
Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence exhibit
Michigan Science Center, Detroit Michigan
12/31/2016
10:00am
Hap-Pea All Year Storytime
Barnes & Noble Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
12/31/2016
10:00am-3:00pm
Tinker. Hack. Invent.
Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn Michigan
12/31/2016
10:30am-11:00am
Play the Kerrytown Chime
Kerrytown Market & Shops, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
10:30am-11:30am
The Little Scientists Club
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
12/31/2016
11:00am-4:00pm
Hands-On Holidays
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
12/31/2016
11:00am-3:00pm
Marathon Open Skate
Veterans Ice Arena, Ann Arbor MI
12/31/2016
11:00am
Storytime
Bookbound Bookstore, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
12:15pm-1:35pm
Public Skate
Ann Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
1:15pm-4:30pm
Open Swim
Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
2:30pm-4:30pm
Public Skate
Buhr Park Outside Ice Arena, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
4:30pm-6:30pm
New Years Eve Party
Goldfish Swim School, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016
7:15pm-8:45pm
Public Skate
Buhr Park Outside Ice Arena, Ann Arbor Michigan
12/31/2016 - 01/01/2017
10:00pm-2:00am
New Years Eve All-You-Can-Play
Zap-Zone, Ann Arbor Michigan

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Date/Time Event
01/01/2017
9:15am-10:35am
Public Skate
Ann Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor Michigan
01/01/2017
12:00pm-6:00pm
Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence exhibit
Michigan Science Center, Detroit Michigan
01/01/2017
12:00pm-4:00pm
Hands-On Holidays
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
01/01/2017
12:15pm-1:35pm
Public Skate
Ann Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor Michigan
01/01/2017
1:00pm-2:30pm
Open Skate
Veterans Ice Arena, Ann Arbor MI
01/01/2017
3:15pm-5:30pm
Public Skate
Buhr Park Outside Ice Arena, Ann Arbor Michigan
01/01/2017
6:00pm-7:30pm
Family Swim
Goldfish Swim School, Ann Arbor Michigan

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