First Night Monterey

Save $ - Buy Your First Night Buttons Early!

(Prices subject to change until purchase)

Click here for Will-Call Location (to pick up your online purchased buttons)


From 3pm until midnight: Over 20 venues with 70 Performances, 8 Art Stations, Twilight Procession
2 Countdown-to-Midnight Finale Performances!
9 Hours of fabulous Art, Music and New Year's fun all the way into the New Year!

Admission Buttons can be purchased for a pre-event price online and at our retail locations through December 30, 2014. Buying a button ensures that First Night Monterey offers the best in community arts and performing acts. Your button supports the First Night Monterey celebration and directly supports the artists fees. 85% of FNM venues are indoors, and an admission button is your ticket to these performances!

First Night buttons are not refundable - First Night is a rain or shine event!

Children 5 and under are admitted FREE!

Buy buttons online and at these retailers and organizations:

Safeway Stores
All Monterey County Stores
Nob Hill Foods
Monterey & Salinas
Monterey, Seaside, Marina
Museum of Art
7-Eleven Stores
Del Rey Oaks
Sports Center
Sports Center
(Cash Only)

A special thanks to our Button Vendors and their staff!!

On December 31, buy buttons after 3pm at kiosks located at First Night Monterey

Buy Buttons Now Online!

First Night Monterey DOES NOT ship buttons. Your buttons will be available for pickup at the Will-Call booth on December 30 and 31. Bring your receipt showing the confirmation number (printed or on your cell phone) and identification/purchasing credit card. There is a nominal handling fee of $2 per order. Online sales END December 28.


Special! Family Pack Available Online Only!

Includes 2 Adult Buttons and 2 Youth Buttons Save $$

Advance Purchase Price Dec. 7- Dec. 28 - $55
Not available in stores or after Dec. 28


Buttons will NOT be shipped
Pick up at Will-Call

Youth Button (ages 6 through 15)

Advance Purchase Price Dec. 7- Dec. 30 - $12
Event price $15.00 on day of celebration Dec. 31


Buttons will NOT be shipped
Pick up at Will-Call

Adult Button (age 16 and up)

Advance Purchase Price Dec. 7- 30 - $20.00
Event price $24 on day of celebration Dec. 31


Buttons will NOT be shipped
Pick up at Will-Call

Pick up your pre-purchased buttons at Will Call located at:


-- Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 (Available for buttons PURCHASED ON OR BEFORE DEC. 28 ONLY)
Monterey Conference Center Entrance Lobby 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

-- Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 (For all online-purchased buttons):
Monterey Conference Center Entrance Lobby 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Portola Plaza Information Booth 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm - outside of the Conference Center

Bring identification/credit card used for purchase, and the confirmation number printed on your receipt (you can print the receipt or show it on your cell phone)

On New Years Eve, buy buttons from booths at the following locations after 3pm:

* Alvarado Street across from Ordway Drugs *
* Colton Hall Lawn on Pacific Street at Jefferson* (afternoon only)
* Portola Plaza *


Help us in our mission to bring the arts to underserved communities in Monterey County. First Night Monterey is a 503(c)(3) organization and your donations are fully tax-deductible. Through December 31, your donation matched!

Contact Us

First Night Monterey

Office: 542 Archer Street, Monterey, CA
Mail: P.O. Box 185, Monterey, CA 93942
Phone: 831.373.4778
Fax: 831.642.9860
email: info[at]firstnightmonterey[dot]org

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