Just because 8 p.m. is bedtime, Denver munchkins shouldn’t have to miss out on the New Year” revelry. Simply set their clocks to Chinese time (14 hours ahead of Mountain Standard Time). Starting at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, the Children’s Museum hosts a ball drop, with plenty of confetti, cookies, and Bubble Wrap for making firework sounds. The merriment repeats itself every hour on the hour through 1 p.m. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Children’s Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Drive Free with paid admission, 303-433-7444