About First Night USA

Ice… Lights… Action!

For 40 years, First Night USA has been a cherished tradition and a signature event for our city. It has been a very successful New Year’s Eve celebration of artistic performances, the wonders of the season and the beginning of a new year.

Celebrate the USA

First Night

This celebration will be free and open to all. Entertainment and specialty attractions will be available throughout many cities in the US. Many of the beloved traditions of First Nights past will be retained, including the ice sculptures and light displays and the Midnight Fireworks. In addition, arts and musical performances will take place in numerous inside and outside venues around the heart of the event.