First Night Monterey - Celebrating 27 Years!

Art Camp
SUMMER ART CAMPS AT THE FNM ART STUDIO!

Need Some Fun and Creative Activities For Your Child This Summer? First Night Monterey's Summer Art Camps begin in mid-June with registration open now - classes fill up fast, sign up early! Art camps feature painting and drawing, cooking and knitting, and sculpture and maker projects. Camps are held at our Studio in the Archer Park Community Center, so there are lots of fun activities as well as individualized mentorship.

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Poster Contest
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE POSTER FOR FNM 2021!!

Since 2003, First Night Monterey staff has collaborated with CSUMB professor Bobbi Long and the Service Learning class for Graphic Design students, engaging the students into a creative competition to design the annual First Night Monterey Poster and Buttons. FNM artists work with the design students from theme concept to final design for five weeks in class. Help us with the selection of the final poster design!

Band at First Night
CELEBRATE NEW YEAR'S EVE AT OUR FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS!

From Classical to Jazz, Blues to Rock, Samba to Folk! First Night Monterey has a line-up of over 65 performances designed to delight the entire family. Multiple Venues throughout Downtown including the beautifully remodeled Conference Center feature Music, art and community! Dancing to the sounds of live bands; Celtic, Folk, Latin, Marimba are just a few of the sounds heard. View art exhibits from First Night-sponsored workshops from Greenfield to Salinas and Marina, and post your hopes and dreams for the New Year on our Resolution Sculpture.
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Volunteers at FNM
THANK YOU FOR VOLUNTEERING AT FIRST NIGHT 2020!

It would not be possible to present First Night Monterey without the support of hundreds of volunteers. First Night volunteers included teens, military personnel, retirees, service organizations and community members just like you! Volunteering with First Night is a great way for youth to fulfill their community service hours. Read why volunteers love to work the biggest end-of-the-year party in town! Artful activities are ongoing throughout the year - join the fun!

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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS