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Tickets on sale December 1, 2018!

Purchase in Advance on Etix or In-Store and SAVE!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where Can I Buy A Pass In Advance?

In-Store: All Day Passes are available in advance for $11.00** from Harris Teeter Stores, and CVS Pharmacies.

Online: Passes available on through December 30th. 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, 2018:

Where can I buy a pass on New Year’s Eve?

On-Site: All Day Passes and VIP Passes will be available at multiple admission pass tents on Fayetteville Street, as well as at the door at the following venues: NC History Museum, Highway Building, Good Shepherd, Vintage Church, Marbles.

Why Do I Need A Pass?

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 $11* ($15 day of)!

Visit the New Year Bonuses section below to learn more.

What Comes With A VIP Pass?

Want the VIP experience at First Night Raleigh this year? VIP Pass includes PRIORITY ACCESS* to our indoor venues, as well as an invitation to our VIP Countdown viewing area, where you can enjoy refreshments and watch the acorn drop in the heart of the action at the Main Stage! *Venues are first come, first served. Entrance based on venue capacity. If venue is at capacity, entry will operate on a one-in, one-out basis.

How Much Are Passes on December 31st?

Adults: $15 day of
Children (ages 6-12): $11**

Children 5 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a button or wristband-wearing adult.

Where can I buy VIP Passes?

On and at Fayetteville Street Admission Pass Tents on New Year’s Eve.

*Plus local and state sales tax.
**Including state and local sales tax.

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