It's looking like New Year's Eve is going to be another holiday indoors this year, and First Night Buffalo is hoping to bring the entertainment right into your home again.

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We were all looking forward to 2021.  2020 was a very rough year.  2021...was pretty rough too.  Luckily some things opened back up and we were able to get back to business. Sadly though, when it comes to the pandemic, we're still not out of the woods.

So First Night Buffalo is hoping to bring the party to you virtually again this year.

Our priority remains keeping our community’s kids safe and healthy, so we are excited to once again partner with the Independent Health Foundation to bring a safe New Year’s celebration opportunity to families in Western New York.  - Allegra Jaros, president, Oishei Children’s Hospital

First Night Buffalo has been bringing people a family-friendly, drug and alcohol-free option to celebrate New Year's Eve since 1988.  Thousands of people have attended the event over the years, but with safety in mind again this year, Independent Health (the presenter of the event) will once again present the event virtually.

And now the entertainment lineup has been announced. This year you'll be able to see:

Jeff Musial – Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics

Adam Kreutinger The Puppet Nerd

Nick Presents Magic - An interactive magic and comedy show

Dance Party with DJ Milk - Dance to your favorite music and keep an eye open for some special friends

In Jest with Nels Ross - A comedy/juggling show where you'll even learn to juggle by yourself

Facepainting with Tanitra - Learn how to create a masterpiece in minutes! She has designs the whole family will enjoy!

Slyboots Circus - Learn about culture from Ghana as they teach the art of drumming and dance!

Rapunzel - Get ready to let down your hair and sing with one of your favorite princesses.

All the fun starts on New Year's Eve on FirstNightBuffalo.Org

And to make it even better, your family can purchase a "party pack" that includes everything for your party.  When I say everything...this is what you'll get:

Box Contains:

  • Party Hats
  • Balloons for your own balloon drop
  • Balloons and pump to make 6 Balloon animals
  • 2 Spin Drums
  • Deck of Conversation Cards
  • Disco Ball Lightbulb
  • Glow Sticks
  • Explore and More Activity Booklets
  • Box of Crayons
  • 1 Face Paint (Neon)
  • 3 Juggling Scarves
  • Festival of Lights Voucher
  • 1 Recipe Card
  • 8 Tattoos
  • 2 Wikki Stix

Click here to reserve yours today!

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