First Night® in Grand Center

Pokey LaFarge to Perform at First Night 2015!

Pokey LaFarge and his band will headline and help celebrate First Night 2015 in Grand Center’s theme, “St. Lou-minous!” Read all the details about this year’s exciting event here.

Get ready for First Night 2015 - St. Lou-minous!

Thank you for voting for your favorite First Night 2015 theme.

In celebration of the 250th Birthday of the City of St. Louis, we are prepping for a First Night to remember! To honor and celebrate our heritage, First Night in Grand Center 2015 to be held December 31, 2014 will showcase St. Louis artists and performers. Our First Night 2015 theme contest ended in early April. The winner is First Night in Grand Center - St. Lou-minous! Stay tuned as we announce updates for First Night in Grand Center 2015, the closing event for stl250 celebrations.

View photos from our December 31, 2013 event on our Facebook page here. The event began at 6 pm with entertainment at both outdoor spaces and indoor venues as well as Midnight Fireworks sponsored by PNC Bank. 

Visit our Grand Center Facebook page and Twitter page to find more information about #FirstNightSTL!

Founded in 1976 in Boston (1991 in St. Louis), First Night® is a community New Year’s Eve celebration. First Night in St. Louis takes place in Grand Center with both outdoor and indoor family friendly activities and events. First Night’s® mission is to broaden and deepen the public’s appreciation of the arts through an innovative, diverse and high quality program which offers the community a shared cultural experience that is accessible and affordable to all. In order to maximize the participation of people of all ages, First Night® is a non-alcoholic event.


 First Night in Grand Center 2012 Highlight Video

2012 First Night - St. Louis

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