Ring in the New Year in an Artistic “Wonderland” at FIRST NIGHT® – SAINT LOUIS in Grand Center
What: First Night – St. Louis
When: 6 p.m. to midnight, Dec. 31, 2010 Where: Venues and streets of the Grand Center District (on Grand Blvd., between Lindell and Delmar)
Cost: Admission buttons to are $4 for children and $8 for adults in advance at participating area partners (check www.firstnight-stl.org for locations) or $5 for children and $10 for adults on the night of the event.
More info: Check www.firstnight-stl.org or www.grandcenter.org often for updates and more information. Or call 314-289-1580.
Description: Experience magical sights and sounds as the Grand Center District transforms into a visual and performing “Wonderland” at FIRST NIGHT® - St. Louis, the annual arts festival that celebrates the coming of the New Year, with this year’s presenting sponsor Edward Jones.
The opening ceremony kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, December 31, at the main stage, located at Grand and Washington boulevards. Festivities continue to midnight of the New Year and include both favorite performers and activities of years past along with exciting newcomers to this year’s program.
Enter a world of enchantment as FIRST NIGHT® - St. Louis takes over the streets, theaters, churches and buildings of Grand Center in a fantastical Wonderland of arts experiences with dramatic lighting, costumed characters and more than 70 different performance and participatory art of all varieties including singing, dancing, live music, theatrical performances, on-site installations and artistic creations and many more surprises for children and adults alike. And even if we have a Wonderland of snow, there are plenty of indoor activities and performances to keep revelers warm as they greet the New Year!
In ever-popular FIRST NIGHT® - St. Louis tradition, this year’s celebration lights up the sky with a fireworks display at 9 p.m. for the young ones and culminates in a Grand Finale display at midnight.
Admission buttons to FIRST NIGHT® - St. Louis are $4 for children and $8 for adults in advance at participating area partners (check www.firstnight-stl.org for locations) or $5 for children and $10 for adults on the night of the event.
Check www.firstnight-stl.org or www.grandcenter.org often for updates and more information. Or call 314-289-1580.