First Night in Grand Center

Thank you for a fantastic
First Night 2015 - St. Lou-minous!

We celebrated the New Year with rocking musicians, jugglers and jokers at First Night in Grand Center 2015 - St. Lou-minous on Wednesday, December 31 from 6 pm to midnight. The festival included more than 40 performances at 11 venues, two free fantastic firework displays and free outdoor shows throughout the evening including Pokey LaFarge. Thanks to all who attended and were a part of the region’s most creative New Year’s Eve Celebration and the closing event of stl250!

Click here to view photos from First Night in Grand Center 2015.

First Night took place in various indoor venues and outdoor spaces. Indoor venues included The Stage at KDHX, the Scottish Rite Auditorium, St. Francis Xavier College Church, the Saint Louis University Busch Student Center. Outdoor spaces included the Main Stage located at Grand and Lindell Boulevards, the Public Media Commons, Strauss Park and a dance tent to dance toward the New Year on Grand Blvd.

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


Ring in the New Year with the Polar Express!

Ring in the New Year with the Polar Express!

Stay at the DoubleTree St. Louis Union Station and receive fantastic deals for First Night in Grand Center

Enjoy a fun St. Louis New Year’s Eve party at the DoubleTree Union Station hotel! Learn more about the package here or click here to purchase the New Year’s Eve package.

Hilton at the Ballpark

Celebrate New Year's Eve with one of our hotel partners, the Hilton at the Ballpark!

Book your rooms now for St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark. Learn more here about the New Year’s Eve special package.


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