St. Pete’s largest New Year’s Eve Celebration kicks off First Night 2020 with First Kids at 4 p.m. on Monday December 31, with activities and shows for kids in the First United Methodist Church and Mirror Lake library. The First Night Bubblestomp will take place at 7:45 p.m. in North Straub Park followed by the Kids Kaboom Fireworks at 8 p.m.
First Night will feature many local favorite musical acts such as the rocking sounds of The Petty Experience, music by our local rising star, Jay Camaro, Uncle John’s Band, Mouth Council with Billy Mays, Nate Najar Jazz trio featuring Daniela Soledade, Motown and Blue with Bryan Bassett and Oldies but Goodies with Wonderlust. Choral performances include The St Pete Opera Company and One City Chorus. Also joining us this year is a roaring twenties Soul Cirque, St. Pete’s very own circus troupe, performed by The Movement Sanctuary. Silent Disco will take place at the Hampton Inn and Suites and the dance performances this year include Thrill St. Pete, Tampa Bay’s acclaimed Dundu Dole Urban African Ballet and will be performed at the St Pete Museum of History and Salsa in the Plaza Courtyard.
South Straub “Interactive Arts Park” continues for its second year and this participant based area will include interactive exhibits and local artists such as Zulu Painter, James Oleson, Creative Clay, LOST Creations, St. Peace Flag Project, a giant Dali Museum surrealist puzzle by Jon Fisher, Interactive Motionscape by Shura McComb, NOMAD Art Bus, a scavenger hunt, and the First Night St. Pete Tattoo parlor. Walk the Labyrinth, and make a wish for the New Year at the Resolution Bonfire!
First Night is an exciting evening of music and art shown in over 12 venues throughout downtown St. Petersburg from 4 p.m. until midnight. Enjoy our Firework Finale on the waterfront at midnight and have the best one of a kind New Year’s Eve Celebration of the Arts!
Custom Artist designed Button Cost:
Now- December 30th:
ADULT $12.00 CHILD $5.00- Children under 5 are FREE
Day of Event on December 31, 2018
ADULT $15.00 CHILD $10.00- Children under 5 are FREE