First Night 2018
Sunday, December 31st
On Sunday, December 31st, the Northampton Arts Council and PeoplesBank welcome you to the 33rd edition of the city-wide New Year’s Eve party. Since 1985, First Night Northampton has filled the Paradise City with a 12-hour, family-friendly festival of the arts culminating in a traditional ball-raising from the roof of the Hotel Northampton.
Gather with friends, neighbors and visitors at 20 terrific downtown venues for an astounding array of entertainment presented by hundreds of talented performers. These efforts are supported by generous local sponsors and dedicated volunteers. One hundred percent of proceeds benefit community arts.