Ice… Lights… Action!

For 40 years, Boston’s First Night 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.

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First Night

This celebration will be free and open to all. Entertainment and specialty attractions will be focused in Copley Square and the Boston Common. Many of the beloved traditions of First Nights past will be retained, including ice sculptures and light displays. In addition, arts and musical performances will take place in numerous inside and outside venues around the heart of the event.

All FIRST NIGHT festival events will be free and open to the public.



City of Boston Credit Union
Conventures, Inc.
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Coca-Cola Company
Outside The Box Boston
City of Boston
Boston Parks & Recreation


Boston Public Library
Boston Properties
Copley Place
Friends of Copley Square
Old South Church
Trinity Church
The Shops at Prudential Center


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