NYE and First Night in Boston

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In the hustle and bustle of Christmas and the holiday season, it can be easy to forget to make New Year’s Eve plans. Don’t wait until after Christmas to figure out how you’ll be ringing in 2014. Instead, start planning your outing in Boston now – a destination known for both elaborate NYE celebrations and family-friendly activities. It’s less stress than New York City, but it will be just as fun! When you combine world-class Boston attractions with once-a-year festivities, the result is bound to be incredible. Every year, Boston welcomes the New Year with art, music, dance, culture, and, fireworks with a daylong event known as First Night. This year’s incredible line-up includes performances by Patti Smith and her band, Gentleman Hall, and Anaïs Mitchell, among many other artists from local up-and-comers to global sensations. First Night’s focal point is Copley … [Read more...]

First Night Boston: Ring in the New Year Boston Style


Still unsure of your New Year’s Eve plans? Spending new years at First Night Boston, in New England’s most populous city and cultural center, is a great way to kick off the upcoming year. Thanks to First Night Boston, you can enjoy Boston’s best art and culture all day long (and into the evening), setting the bar high for 2013! First Night Boston is sponsored by First Night, Inc., a nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to building community and celebrating diversity through the arts for 35 years. This year, First Night Boston features a schedule packed with spectacular musical concerts, comedy shows, museum exhibits, theater and dance performances, and much more. All of the outdoor events are free, while indoor events require the purchase of a button ($18), which acts as your general admission ticket into all events! Take a look below to preview some of this … [Read more...]