Think shelling out for an expensive sitter or staying home are your only two options to ring in the New Year when you’re a parent? No way! Spend the day with the best possible company—your little reasons for living—as we count down our top ten ways to celebrate on New Year’s Eve all together. Happy 2017 from your friends at Red Tricycle!

10—Grand Park Rocks NYE

Forget Times Square, we’ve got Grand Park. In the heart of Los Angeles you can spend the evening ringing in 2017 with performances and large-scale animated projections (taking up 22 stories of City Hall) plus plenty of food and music for everyone. This year’s party is set to entertain 50,000 people across 90 acres of downtown starting at 8 p.m., so we recommend going early with kids and sneak them home to bed before it gets too crowded.

Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave., Downtown LA. Event details.

photo: Grand Park

If you’re still looking for more ways to celebrate 2016 ending (woo hoo!), check our calendar!  We’ve got dozens more suggestions for New Year’s Eve.

—Meghan Rose