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First Night Posters with art by Sharon Bolton:

$20/ $15 - First Night 2019 

$10/ $5 - Previous First Nights

Need to Complete Your Button Collection?

$5 for buttons from 2008 to now and select previous years

First Night 5k Shirts: 

$10- First Night 2019

$5- Previous First Nights



First Night 2020 applications open in March!


Last years' line up

On the mainstage ~

Introduced by Chris Wienk of WEXT- 
listener supported roots and rock music from Albany New York

Sawyer Fredericks 
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix 
Sydney Worthley

From the top~

A World For You 
Big Fez & the Surfmatics 
The Blackouts 
The Bovine Social Club 
Caricatures by Mary A. Thompson 
Caricatures by Rich Conle
The Comedy Works 
Deja Vu Jazz 
The Dyer Switch Band 
Elvis Live! Featuring Matthew Boyce
Fab the Duo 
The Georgie Wonders Orchestra 
Girl Power 
Grafton Street Trio 
The Mise Eire Irish Dancers of Saratoga 
Harold Ford presents the Spirit of Johnny Cash 
Hasty Page 
The Heldeberg Marionettes 
HellCat Maggie 
HetkoSiegel & Syracuse 
Hot Club of Saratoga
Jimy Graham 
Joan Scannell 
Jo-Jo’s Fabulous Faces 
Kevin Richards 
L.B. Walker 
The Lied To's 
Logan Spaleta
Maddy Hicks 
Mark Tolstrup
The McKrell’s
Michael Benedict 
Michael Ray, Comic Hypnotist
Mike Agranoff 
Mike Campese 
Mike Grutka 
The New Edge 
The Onlys 
Paradox Saints 
Pat Attanasio 
Racing City Chorus 
Ramblin Jug Stompers 
Robanic with the Caribbean Sound 
Roben Kosek Jazz & Blues 
Robert Capowski 
A Rochmon Record Club Listening Party
The Ryan Leddick Trio 
Saratoga Chamber Players 
The Saratoga Film Academy 
Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus 
Saratoga Youth Symphony 
Shakespeare Approves!
Silent Wings Raptors 
The Storycrafters 
Storytellers Kate Dudding & Margaret French 
Sydney Schizzano
Ustad Shafaat Khan 
Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures 


What is First Night Saratoga?

One of the oldest and largest celebrations of its kind in the country:

  • 15,000+ revelers;
  • The 5k roadrace at Skidmore College;
  • 30 venues throughout Historic Downtown Saratoga Springs;
  • 70+ regional and touring acts performing live music, dance, comedy and magic from 6pm to midnight!


The most affordable, accessible, safe and exciting all-ages New Year's Eve event in the region:

  • 9,000 admission buttons priced at $20 and under;
  • Kids 12 and under are admitted for free; 
  • All venues are alcohol-free;
  • Free CDTA bus service;
  • Fireworks in Congress Park at midnight!

First Night Saratoga will be the highlight of your outgoing year!

Proceeds support the community arts programs at Saratoga Arts to help make the arts affordable and accessible to all.

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