KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Please see the Entertainment page for a detailed schedule of performances and locations. The schedule is subject to change without notice. We recommend arriving at least five minutes early for stage performances so you don't miss the start of the performance.
THE EVENT IS HELD REGARDLESS OF WEATHER
First Night Tri-Cities will be held regardless of wind, cold, rain or snow. Dress in layers for indoor and outdoor activities. Note: Activities will not be cancelled as long as the event can be held safely
for the performers, event staff and attendees. If conditions are deemed unsafe, please check the First Night Tri-Cities Facebook page for event updates.
Parking is free for all attendees. There are three parking lots available:
The main parking lot at the Southridge Sports and Events Complex with entrances off Hildebrand Boulevard and Southridge Boulevard;
The north parking lot at the Sports Complex, accessible off Southridge Boulevard across the street from Chinook Middle School;
The Chinook Middle School parking lot, accessible off Southridge Boulevard.
Parking is limited in all parking spaces and we encourage the use of ride share services and carpooling.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Food vendors are on site at the event with a variety of options. Food and beverage are permitted in all buildings, but are not allowed on the carousel ride. Food options include:
Gesa Carousel of Dreams concessions inside the carousel building (hot dogs, burgers, nachos, pretzels, beverages, popcorn and candy)
Castle Event Catering in the lobby of the sports pavilion (Alfredo pasta, meatball subs, chips, beverages and brownies)
PETS AND ANIMALS
Due to the size of the event and the safety of all attendees, pets and animals (including comfort animals) are not permitted at the event. Service dogs are welcome.
All sales of admission wristbands are final. There are no refunds for lost, stolen or unused wristbands.