First Night Boston Scavenger Hunt: All you need to know

For the first time ever, we’re running a First Night Boston Scavenger Hunt! This hunt is the perfect way to involve the whole family (or compete against your friends) in the discovery of the First Night First Day activities and participating businesses. You have questions, we have answers! I want … Read More

Q&A with Harry Brett

We are pleased to introduce you to Harry Brett, the Business Manager of the Plumbers and Gasfitters UA Local 12. Not only is Harry a stand-up guy, but through his organization is also a generous sponsor of First Night First Day Boston 2018. Boston means so much to him and … Read More

Boston Hotels to rest your head for NYE 2018

We know the holidays can be a stressful time, between holiday planning, gift wrapping, and family visiting, it all seems to blur together in the month of December. So it may be hard to believe that 2018 really is just around the corner! While we may not be able to … Read More

Get to know PK and The Mighty Seven!

Starting out as Boston’s only Jamiroquai cover band, PK and the Mighty Seven evolved into one of Boston’s best party bands playing R&B, funk, Motown, and pop songs from the 1960’s to present. The nine piece group is fronted by two lead singers, Prophet and Sarah, and a three piece … Read More

All About Ice Sculptures

The First Night ice sculptures are a beloved tradition that will continue again (and again). The theme of this year’s ice sculptures is Enchanted Forest. We can’t wait to see what they will look like, but in the meantime thought it would be fun to shed a little light on … Read More

Get to know Dutch ReBelle!

Having established herself as Boston hip-hop’s “Queen of the Bean,” Dutch ReBelle is now cultivating a global audience. Her latest release “NO STEMS” sees ReBelle’s rap roots spread into sounds inspired by her Haitian-Dominican upbringing and recent festival performance in Africa. But ReBelle stays true to her instincts when it … Read More

Get to know Eli “Paperboy” Reed, our 2018 headliner!

This year’s headlining artist is Eli “Paperboy” Reed. A soul-inspired singer-songwriter who’s been tearing up stages all over the world for close to a decade. Reed moved to Clarksdale, Mississippi from just outside of Boston at 18 years old, and cut his teeth playing in juke joints all over the … Read More

10 resolutions to put on your list

1. Take time for self-care Have 2018 be the year that you prioritize your mental health in order to be happier, healthier and more productive. 2. Try something that you’ve always wanted to do Whether it’s joining a knitting club, taking a boxing class or flying in a hot air … Read More

31 things to do in Boston this December

Despite the cold weather, Boston is bustling in December. From concerts, to shows, to historic strolls and more, there is an activity for everyone to enjoy! Check out our list of 31 things to do this month in Boston! 1. Max Brenner: Heat up after a cold day with one of … Read More

What to wear when attending First Night Boston

We know it’s going to be freezing on New Year’s Eve. Please refer to these Cold Weather Tips from the City of Boston, as well as the schedule for event updates. If you are planning to brave the cold winter to ring in the new year at First Night Boston … Read More