First Night St Pete’s 29th Annual Celebration of the Arts!

First Night St Petersburg is our area’s only family-friendly New Year’s Eve, Community Celebration of the Arts and each year we ring in the New Year with music, dance, aerial arts, silent disco, fire, bubble stompin’, sea creature puppets, aerial art, creative fun, fireworks a scavenger hunt and so much more! This year, we are coming back live and in person in downtown St Petersburg !

Join us as we continue to support our local arts through the purchase of our custom designed admission buttons designed by Cecelia Lueza and through sponsorships. Come be a part of the tradition!

First Night St Pete’s 29th Annual Celebration of the Arts!

First Night St. Petersburg is the LARGEST family friendly New Year’s Eve, Community Celebration of the Arts in the great State of Florida. We ring in the New Year with music, drama, games, comedy, lights, dance, fire, bubbles, stories, creative fun, fireworks, a scavenger hunt and much more! This December 31, 2021 we are celebrating our 29th Anniversary of bringing the City of St. Petersburg Art in Unexpected Places in downtown St Petersburg Florida.

Admission buttons are available online beginning in October online.

Our 2020 and 2021 New Year’s Eve Celebrations were a success thanks to each and every one of you who supported this community celebration of the arts. Thank you for being a part of it! Our 2020 celebration was animately captured in this video with thanks to Lens Honey, LLC. Check it out!

Photos from First Night 2020 and beyond

The First Night St Pete 2020 Celebration was spectacular and so are the photos captured by local photographer, Dan Sheridan with Lens Honey, LLC! Click here to view the photo gallery.

First Night 2020