First Night Hartford is Hartford’s premier New Year’s Eve party, a multicultural, artistically unique, alcohol-free New Year‘s experience with countless professional musicians, artists, performance groups and exhibits that inspire thousands of people of all ages to attend each year. This marks the 23rd year for First Night Hartford, so be sure to come and join the fun and keep the tradition going!
Various venues welcome the public on New Year’s Eve. Venues including Hartford Public Library, Hartford City Hall, The Old State House, State House Square, Wadsworth Atheneum, Center Church, South Church, Christ Cathedral Church, Charter Oak Cultural Center, The Bushnell Carousel participate in the fun! Over performances to choose from!
Hop from one place to another all day and night.
It’s also an affordable way for everyone to ring in the New Year. 2 PM – Midnight.
Ticket prices: $10 adults $2 youth (under 15 years of age) Children 2 and under are free. Tickets are available online, at advance ticket locations or on the day of the event.
For complete programming and details visit www.firstnighthartford.org.
Everything is within walking distance from one location to another or take free shuttle rides offered at several stops.
Also, discounted parking available throughout the city.