Family-Friendly Celebration Planned For December 31st

Learn more about First Night.

All are welcome to celebrate the New Year at New Rochelle’s third annual “First Night.” Events, performances, and activities are scheduled throughout the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, December 31st. Admission is required for indoor events, while outdoor events are free. The latter include the “People’s Revelry Procession” at 6:00pm, culminating in a count-up to the New Year at Library Green, and a special first-ever outdoor Festival of Lights. Admission buttons are available for sale at various locations, including the YMCA, the New Rochelle Public Library, the Parks and Recreation Department, and my office here at City Hall. The buttons cost $5 each or $20 for families up to six members. For more information and for a complete calendar of events, please contact the YMCA at 632-1818 x.18 or link to