First Night Akron

First Night Akron First Night Akron is Akron's community celebration on New Year's Eve. First Night Akron is a New Year’s Eve celebration unlike any other! This community celebration brings people together to create lasting New Year’s Eve memories by featuring the region’s best in music, dance, theater, interactive and visual arts.
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Learn more about First Night at www.firstnightakron.org.

Learn more about First Night at www.firstnightakron.org.

Thank you Akron Beacon Journal for this nice story on the concluding of First Night Akron. ABJ was a founding partner of...
07/16/2018
Downtown Akron Partnership says goodbye to First Night Akron

Thank you Akron Beacon Journal for this nice story on the concluding of First Night Akron. ABJ was a founding partner of this event with the City of Akron, Ohio - Mayor's Office and we appreciate the many, many years of working together to promote the event.

https://www.ohio.com/akron/news/local/downtown-akron-partnership-says-goodbye-to-first-night-akron

After 22 years of entertaining families with live music, theater, dance and other activities on New Year’s Eve, the Downtown Akron Partnership is ending First Night Akron. The event, originally designed to attract people to the center city when nobody wanted to visit, has seen attendance and finan...

01/25/2018
New Years

Here's a #TBT First Night Akron 2016 video (12/31/15) from our friend RED on FIRE. Red has performed several times with her amazing fire and flag dancing. The video also features Pickup-Stix Stiltwalking and Magical Theatre Company.

https://youtu.be/LlNrTZ9K1ko

New Years 2016

01/08/2018
Ohio Shakespeare Festival

If you missed the First Night Fight Night performance this past New Year's Eve, check out the awesome video from Ohio Shakespeare Festival!

One of our Fight Night students (Ellen) made this awesome video of our Fight "rehearsal" from First Night Akron! Thanks, Ellen!

Oh--and don't miss FIGHT NIGHT this evening! #ohioshakesFIGHTS

Thank you to Betty Lin-Fisher, Akron Beacon Journal for braving the weather to explore First Night Akron this year. Chec...
01/03/2018
First Night Akron brings families downtown for sights and sounds on New Year’s Eve

Thank you to Betty Lin-Fisher, Akron Beacon Journal for braving the weather to explore First Night Akron this year. Check out her wonderful article on the sights and sounds she encountered on New Year's Eve in #downtownakron.

https://www.ohio.com/akron/news/local/first-night-akron-brings-families-downtown-for-sights-and-sounds-on-new-years-eve

Gloria Townsend has been back in Akron for 25 years, but never made it to First Night Akron until Sunday night. “I was always doing other things,” said Townsend. Her sister, Cynthia Humphrey, who had volunteered at the free downtown New Year’s Eve event for years, told her she needed to come. ...

Thank you to AkronOhioMoms.com for this great blogpost on First Night Akron. Happy New Year!www.akronohiomoms.com/activi...
12/30/2017
Ring in the New Year at First Night Akron - INDOORS - Akron Ohio Moms

Thank you to AkronOhioMoms.com for this great blogpost on First Night Akron. Happy New Year!

www.akronohiomoms.com/activities/ring-new-year-first-night-akron-indoors/

Don’t let the frigid weather deter you from ringing in the New Year with friends and family this year. First Night Akron is the ultimate family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration with than 45 music, dance, theater, art and interactive experiences for all ages. Most locations are INDOORS so don�...

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