Buy A Pass

first night raleigh all day pass
Tickets for this event go on sale December 1st.

Buy your 2016 First Night Raleigh All Day Pass in advance and SAVE!

Your “All Day Pass” grants you access to every performance venue and interactive activity throughout the day. That’s nearly 100 performances in over three dozen locations across downtown Raleigh. What a bargain for just $10!**

With your All Day Pass, earn discounts at area arts presenters on December 31 and well into the New Year! Visit the Button Bonuses page to learn more.

ALL DAY PASS admission buttons are available in advance for $10.00** from Harris Teeter Stores, and Rite Aid Pharmacy Stores, or online via

**plus local and state sales tax


Purchase your First Night admission vouchers from the comfort of home! Print the Etix voucher, and exchange the voucher for an All Day Pass admission wristband at one of the Information and Merchandise Sales Tents on site at First Night Raleigh on December 31!

You can also buy at the following locations beginning December 1, 2015:

Aunt Annie’s Pretzels at Crabtree Mall and Aunt Annie’s Pretzels at Triangle Towne Center
Joint Venture Jewelry
Peachy Keen Boutique
Marbles Kids Museum
Contemporary Art Museum
City of Raleigh Museum
North Carolina Museum of History Shop
Quail Ridge Books & Music
North Carolina Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (Museum & Center Store)

Adults $14*
Children (ages 6-12) $11*
Children 5 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a button or wristband-wearing adult.

*Including state and local sales tax.

Download the First Night Raleigh Mobile App and click “BUY A PASS.”

On New Year’s Eve, admission wristbands are available on Bicentennial Plaza, at several locations along Fayetteville Street, in the Warehouse District, and near the outdoor Main Stage on City Plaza.

Please note: All First Night Raleigh 2016 admission passes are non-refundable.