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December 31, 2017

Join us for the 27th Annual First Night Raleigh 2018! With 20+ blocks of programming throughout downtown, First Night Raleigh is the way to ring in the New Year! Learn a new hobby for the New Year at our daytime DIY Festival from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the NC Museums of History and Sciences. Bounce around music, theatre, and other performances after the Early Countdown at 7:00 pm. Ride the First Night Ferris Wheel and the Fayetteville F5 amusement ride! Just make sure you’re on Fayetteville Street at midnight for the WRAL Countdown to Midnight and the famous Raleigh Acorn Drop with special guests Holy Ghost Tent Revival and Cane Mill Road!

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DIY Festival & Daytime Activities

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