First Night Monterey

  • First Night Monterey - Music in the Streets!
  • Red Beans & Rice on Stage at FNM 2014
  • ArtWorks! Outreach Projects on Display
  • Summer Art Camp at our Monterey Studio
  • FNM-Sponsored Art Camps, Free in Greenfield
  • First Night Monterey - Dancing in the Streets!
  • First Night Monterey - Opening Ceremony Drummers
Buy Buttons for First Night

FIRST NIGHT MONTEREY BUTTONS NOW ON SALE!

Online sales have started for FIrst Night Monterey 2015! Early Bird pricing and Family Pack specials will be effective now through December 6th, so buy your buttons early! Sales in stores will begin after Thanksgiving. Click here to buy buttons online. As always, children under six are free! Enjoy our 20+ venues with musical performances, interactive art and visual art installations, including a walk through a virtual undersea experience!

Twilight Procession

TWILIGHT PROCESSION AND VENDOR APPLICATIONS

First Night Monterey announces applications are being accepted for the Twilight Procession - dancers, musicians, puppets, community groups, any people-powered group is invited to apply - no motor vehicles. Our theme for FNM 2015 is SeaChanges, the Seaquel! Costumes and use of light is encouraged! Read more about the procession and download the application form here. Food vendor applications are also now being accepted.

Volunteers

CALL TO VOLUNTEERS FOR FIRST NIGHT MONTEREY

FIrst Night Monterey has upcoming volunteer opportunities, helping out before, during and after the First Night Festival. Volunteer as a group or individually. Help out with all kinds of activites in the office, setup or work with children's art activities, participate in art workshops in November and December, or put your production skills to work preparing for December 31st. See the Volunteer Flyer! Look for applications on our Volunteer page - we need YOU! Benefits for working during the event include a hospitality room with food and beverage, and free admission to performances before and after your shift!

Christmas Tree Lighting

MONTEREY'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING!

Join us on Thursday, December 4th for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Monterey at historic Colton Hall lawn! The ceremony will take place from 5 to 6 pm amidst twinkling candlelight, and hot cider will be served. Bring the whole family for a tradition not to be missed!

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

We couldn't do it without you!

See all of our 2015 sponsors

First Night Monterey 2015 Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 4th

Donate

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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