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On Sale Now! WRAL First Night Raleigh 2019 All Day And VIP Passes

First Night Raleigh 2019 admission passes are on sale now, just in time for the holidays!

With dozens of performances taking place all over downtown Raleigh alongside two Countdowns with our famous acorn drop and fireworks (7pm and midnight), there’s something for everyone at First Night Raleigh!

All Day Passes are on sale now for $11 ($15 day of) and VIP Passes are just $50.

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


Access to every indoor and outdoor performance, activity, art installation, amusement ride, and roller skating pop up rink!


Priority access* to every indoor venue at First Night Raleigh, as well as entrance into our VIP Countdown viewing area in City Plaza. Get the best seat in the house for the acorn drop and fireworks, and go to the front of the line at every indoor First Night Raleigh venue. VIP pass can also be used just like the All Day Pass for amusement rides.

*When venues are at capacity, admission operates on a first come, first serve basis. VIP Pass holders will have first admission on a one-in-one-out basis. Amusement rides are privately operated and will not have a priority access line.

Advanced Pass Outlets

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:

North Carolina Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of History
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Marbles Kids Museum

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