The Raleigh Acorn is lowered to ring in the New Year. While the acorn has become synonymous with First Night Raleigh, the festival is much more than the countdown to midnight. Your admission pass grants you access to every performance and every venue throughout the day. That’s nearly 100 performances in over three dozen locations across downtown Raleigh. What a bargain for just $10!
Buy your 2015 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 Pass Bonuses section to learn more.
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, 2014:
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
Visual Art Exchange
City of Raleigh Museum
Logan Trading Company
North Carolina Museum of History
Quail Ridge Books & Music
North Carolina Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
AT THE FESTIVAL DECEMBER 31
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.
All Day Pass admission wristbands and First Night Souvenir T-Shirts will be available on site at several Information and Merchandise Sales Tents located throughout the festival – On Bicentennial Plaza, near the giant Ferris wheel, in several locations along Fayetteville Street, and at City Plaza near the Main Stage.