1.2 min readBy Published On: December 29th, 2014Categories: Features0 Comments on Things to know

about First Night

It’s the 39th Annual First Night Boston and it’s Marty Walsh’s first one as mayor of Boston.   This daylong festival of art, music, dance, sculpture and fireworks is proudly presented by the Highland Street Foundation. 

You can still purchase at button for $10 at CVS, Bank of America and JP Licks.  They are also available at BosTix Booths in Faneuil Hall and Copley Square. 

Highlights include live musical performances byYo La Tengo, Patty Larkin, Dom Flemons, and more.  There will also be a live improv from Improv Boston, yoga, the First Night Lounge (21+) and more events to surprise and delight.   Begin 2015 with a fireworks display at midnight over Boston Harbor.

Family friendly activities takes place at the Hynes Convention Center including and indoor roller rink, face painting, puppet shows, arts and crafts, music and more.  1pm-6m

Ice, ice, baby.  If ice sculptures are your thing, then First Night is your event.  There are ice sculptures galore all over the city.  Temperatures are perfect for the sculptures to say rock solid so bundle up.  It’s gonna be cold out tonight!

The MBTA is offering free rides after 8pm.  For a schedule visit, http://www.mbta.com/events/

There’s an app for that – download your First Night Boston app at iTunes.com

For a full schedule of events and information visit: http://www.firstnightboston.org/page.php?title=schedule