About First Night

First Night was originally created by a group of civic-minded artists in Boston as a meaningful alternative to traditional New Year's Eve revelry. First Night Boston began in 1976 as a finale to Bicentennial events. However it sparked a new tradition, bringing neighboring communities together through a joint celebration.

 

Soon other communities began to ask First Night Boston's founding memebers for assistance starting their own similar celebration on New Year's Eve. The Tri-Cities became a First Night® community in 1996 - we are one of three remaining cities in Washington (besides Spokane and Tacoma) that celebrates First Night® with music, dance and fireworks.

Welcome to First Night Tri-Cities 2020  |  Presented by Gesa Credit Union

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