First Night Blog

First Night 2014 Underway

William Noel - Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Preparations in Charlottesville for the 2014 First Night Virginia are underway. The event rings in the New Year with a "fun-filled celebration of the arts”.

Want to ring in the New Year at a family-oriented, non-alcohol event? First Night Virginia is a fun and safe New Year's Eve celebration on the Downtown Mall. Music, food, performing arts and more draw people of all ages - families with infants, senior citizens, teens and adults. Charlottesville will host its 32nd First Night events and family-friendly activities to welcome the New Year! Ring in 2014 with a celebration that includes entertainment for all ages. Musical performances, magic shows, comedy skits and much more will be held on the Downtown Mall and nearby venues. There is something for everybody. Programming includes musical performances from bluegrass to rock n' roll, theatrical performances, children’s acts, a parade, ballet to jugglers, magic shows, comic shows, and artists from around the community - all a unique evening of family friendly celebration and community fun.