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Where to Buy Buttons

Button Sales will Open in November for First Night Monterey 2015


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!

Buying an admission 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!

During December, buy buttons online and at these retailers and organizations: :

  • All Monterey County Safeway Stores
  • Walgreens in Monterey, Seaside and Marina
  • Nob Hill Markets, Monterey and Salinas
  • Monterey Sports Center, Monterey
  • Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey
  • Rabobank N.A., Marina, Pacific Grove, Gonzales
  • Castroville - North County Park and Recreation District

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

On December 31, buy buttons after 3pm at kiosks located at First Night Monterey (map - look for the purple i )

  • On Pacific St near Colton Hall (until 5pm)
  • On DelMonte Avenue at Portola Plaza in front of the Conference Center
  • On Alvarado Street near Ordway Pharmacy


Justine Herrera is the designer of the First Night Monterey 2014 poster and buttons. A senior at CSU Monterey Bay from San Jose, CA,, Justine is majoring in Communication Design. Justine is 22 years old, and has been designing since she was 16, encouraged by her parents and three older brothers. Justine plans to pursue a career in Graphic Arts and Web Design after her graduation in 2014.
Bobbi Long, Associate Professor of Communication Design at California State University of Monterey Bay (CSUMB), teaches the Publication Design and Service Learning. Her students compete to provide the graphics for the First Night Monterey poster design.

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

*On Sunday, December 29th, 2013 (Available for buttons PURCHASED ON OR BEFORE DEC. 26 ONLY)
Monterey Conference Center Entrance Lobby 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

*On Monday, December 30th, 2013 (Available for buttons PURCHASED ON OR BEFORE DEC. 28 ONLY)
Monterey Conference Center Entrance Lobby 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

*On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 (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)

First Night Monterey

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
      © First Night Monterey 2014