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Thanks to Everyone who bought Buttons for First Night Monterey 2015!

Your Purchase Directly Supports the Artists' Fees, and Buttons are a Work of Original Art

Button Sales will Open in mid-November for First Night Monterey 2016


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 stores and organizations throughout Monterey County.

Button Design FNM 2015

Bobbi Long, Associate Professor of Communication Design teaches the Publication Design and Service Learning courses. Her students compete to provide the graphics for the FNM poster design and the Greenfield Harvest Festival poster. Michael Plondaya is the designer of the First Night Monterey 2015 poster and buttons. A CSU Monterey Bay Graduate of 2014 with a major in Biology and a minor in Graphic Design. Michael currently uses his amazing talents to design graphic tees for Sharkrobot.com and is an artist and writer for the web comic called The League of Finely Dressed Assailants of the Night on snafu-comics.com/league. He loves studying insects and biology and someday hopes to become a professional entomologist/scientific illustrator/artist. He currently lives in San Francisco and posts his projects and artwork on his blog; markerslinger.tumblr.com.

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


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.


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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