By Suzanne Monaghan
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some young revelers got to ring in the New Year at noon on Monday at the Please Touch Museum.READ MORE: Man Killed After Being Shot Multiple Times In Head In Frankford, Philadelphia Police Say
For parents, the annual New Year’s Eve celebration is a great way to give the little ones the experience of ringing in the New Year without having a tired child the next day.
“Oh I love it; they do a great job here,” one parent said.READ MORE: Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed In North Philadelphia Double Shooting: Police
“The kids love it and the grown ups love it. We had a wonderful time,” another agreed.
It’s also great for weary parents who might not be awake to ring in 2013 either.
“Try to [stay up]. After today, it’s exhausting, but it’s a fun exhausting,” a third parent explained.MORE NEWS: Lyft Driver Shot and Killed In Nicetown, Philadelphia Police Say
New Year’s Eve is the busiest day of the year for the museum. Nearly 4,000 people showed up to ring in 2013 a little early.