New Year's Eve- December 31st, 2014-  The 19th annual First Night Fort Collins theme will “Follow the Magic” to Downtown this New Year’s Eve, as the magic of art, laughter, music and dance performances envelop historic Old Town. This non-alcoholic, family-friendly event boasts 75+ performances on one night, including trick pigs from Top Hog at The Lincoln Center, interactive exhibits at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, and fireworks in Old Town Square to end the night. $12/person admission covers all 15 venues and children 5-and-under are free! Tickets will be available online, and in-person at King Soopers stores and other select outlets, beginning December 1st.


Advance Online Button Sales- $12

   Sale date: Beginning Dec. 1st, Ending Midnight Dec. 30th

In-store Advance Button Sales: $12

   Sale date: Beginning Dec. 10th

   Locations: King Soopers stores, Lincoln Center box office, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, Jax Outdoor Gear, Ben & Jerry's. 

   Pick-up: Starting Dec 7th, tickets will be available 72 hours after purchase at the Fort Collins Convention and Visitors Bureau (19 Old             Town Square, Suite 137) through Dec. 30th. You can pick up your button on Dec 31st at the Old Town Square Kiosk. 

Day of Button Sales: $14

   Sale date: Dec. 31st

   Locations: Old Town Square Kiosk, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins Museum of Discovery


Disclaimer: Show capacity is limited! All showings are general admission per a first-come, first-serve basis with buttons for admission available at select venues day-of and pre-sales online at The First Night button covers admission for all 15+ venues and 75+ First Night Fort Collins performances across Downtown on NYE. Buttons are non-refundable, programming and venues subject to change.

Note: More information coming soon, check back daily. 


We love our volunteers!  With the help & commitment of volunteers we are able to provide energetic events in Downtown Fort Collins.  First Night Fort Collins is truly a community event and we need volunteers to help from 7:45-10:15pm.  Sign up for this shift and you will be entered to win one of two $25 Downtown gift cards...PLUS get free admission to enjoy the shows before your shift and receive a commemorative t-shirt.  Finish up in time to watch the fireworks and still go out on the town!  Rally friends & family to join you. Signing up is easy just click here or if you have volunteered with us in the past, login here

First Night Fort Collins 2015 is filled with entertainment for everyone. Performance seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please have a back up plan if the performance is full. Building capacities will be enforced.

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