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Nickelodeon® New Year’s Bash at Mall of America®

Live near Minneapolis? Ring in the New Year at the Nickelodeon New Year’s Bash in Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America. Families are invited to welcome 2009 with the ultimate beach party complete with 40 tons of sand, a luau, music, food and dancing. There will also be live aquatic animals, airbrush tattoos, photos and more. The party starts at 6 p.m. and includes a family countdown at 10 p.m. complete with a giant ball drop.

Activities Include:
Luau Boogie – Chase away the winter blues with some beach-style dance moves. Guests are invited to limbo, learn to boogie or hula. Tiki Theatre – South Entrance – 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Surf’s Up! – Wanna learn some rad moves that will totally help you catch some waves? Tiki Theatre – South Entrance –   6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota’s Ocean – Get up close and personal with creatures found under the sea from Underwater Adventures® Aquarium. North Entrance – 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Family Countdown – Families are invited to join SpongeBob and friends for a countdown to 2009 – complete with a ball drop! Meet-and-greets with favorite Nick characters are available after the celebration. Tiki Theatre – South Entrance – 10 p.m.

Nickelodeon Character Meet and Greets
Green Spot
The Backyardigans: 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Dora and Diego: 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Blue Spot
SpongeBob and Patrick: 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m.
The Wonder Pets: 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Live Music – Enjoy upbeat and energetic performances as the Cruisers roam throughout Nickelodeon Universe. Park-wide – 6 p.m. – midnight

This family New Year’s celebration combined with all of the great rides and attractions at Nickelodeon Universe is sure to provide a night to remember.

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 31 – 6 p.m. – midnight

WHERE: Mall of America – Nickelodeon Universe and West Market Square

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