21st Annual First Night Tri-Cities is a Family Friendly New Years Event
First Night Tri-Cities marks its 21st year this New Year's Eve with fun, family-friendly interactive entertainment for all to enjoy.
The event takes place Sunday, Dec.31, at the Gesa Carousel of Dreams in Kennewick
Take a ride on the Gesa Carousel of Dreams. Participate in a magic show. Have your face painted. Take photos with your family and friends in our photo booth. Laugh at the comedy hypnosis show. And cap the evening off with a ball drop and the area's only New Year's Eve fireworks show.
Schedule is as follows:
The first 2,000 attendees will receive lighted "2018" glasses compliments of Gesa Credit Union.
ACTIVITIES AROUND THE CAROUSEL:
3:00-9:00pm: Carousel rides. One token is included with your admission; additional tokens may be purchased at regular prices.
3:00-9:00pm: Camerazzi Photo booth. One free print provided per group.
3:00-4:00pm: Balloon animals
7:00-9:00pm: Balloon animals
3:30-5:30pm: Queen Elsa visit
4:00-6:00pm: Princess Cinderella visit
6:00-8:00pm: Princess Tiana visit
7:00-7:30pm: Stilt walker
7:30-9:00pm: Big Top the Clown, miming and clowning
CAROUSEL EVENT CENTER STAGE:
3:30pm: Keith Ramsay's Fired Up Magic Show
4:30pm: Big Top the Clown
5:15pm: Chimal Entertainment, variety show
6:00pm: Big Top the Clown
6:45pm: Chimal Entertainment, variety show
SPORTS PAVILLION COURT 1:
3:00-9:00pm: Amusement Park Science interactive exhibit by HiHo Tri-Cities
3:00-9:00pm: Face painting by Vivid Imagination. Basic design is free, enhanced designs are available for a fee.
3:00-9:00pm: Airbrush art and henna tattoos by Allusions Face and Body Art. Basic design is free, enhanced designs are available for a fee.
SPORTS PAVILLION COURT 2:
3:30pm-8:00pm: GameOn! Laser tag. Must be 48 inches or taller to participate. No new participants to the line after 8pm.
SPORTS PAVILLION COURT 3:
4:30pm: TCSBA childrens marimba band
5:30pm: Keith Ramsay's Fired Up Magic Show
6:30pm: Vocalist Evan Egerer
7:30pm: Jerry Harris, Master Hypnotist comedy show
3:00-9:00pm: GameOn! Mobile Video Game Theatre
8:55pm: Closing ceremony, countdown and lowering of the mirror ball
9:00pm: The area's only FIREWORKS show by PyroSpectaculars
FOOD AND BEVERAGE OFFERINGS:
3:00-9:00pm: Gesa Carousel of Dreams concession stand
5:00-9:00pm: The Dovetail Joint Mobile Kitchen (outside)