Austin, Texas, New Year's Eve, 2018, Auditorium ShoresNow that Christmas is over, it's time to let loose and have fun with the entire family as we ring in 2018!

Austin's New Year is a free, family-friendly event that includes food trucks, kid’s activities and art installations at Vic Mathias Shores. The event will be on Dec. 31 from 3 to 10 p.m., and will conclude with fireworks over Town Lake/Lady Bird Lake.

Tomar and the FCS, Brownout, Magna Carda and Ian Moore Band are among the musicians set to perform. An alcohol-free event, the celebration will be a great way to bring in the new year.

There are some restrictions as to what can and cannot be brought into the event. Please call 512-974-2220 or visit the Austin's New Year website for more information.

By Brittany Daniel,