Buy A Pass
Tickets on sale now! Purchase in Advance on Etix or In-Store and SAVE!
Where Can I Buy A Pass?
Online: Passes available on Etix.com through December 30th. Purchase your First Night admission vouchers from the comfort of home! Print the Etix voucher, and exchange the voucher for an All Day Pass admission wristband at one of the Information and Merchandise Sales Tents on site at First Night Raleigh on December 31!
You can also buy at the following locations beginning December 12, 2017:
Joint Venture Jewelry
Peachy Keen Boutique
Contemporary Art Museum
City of Raleigh Museum
North Carolina Museum of History
Quail Ridge Books & Music
North Carolina Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Why Do I Need A Pass?
Your “All Day Pass” grants you access to every performance venue and interactive activity throughout the day. That’s nearly 100 performances in over three dozen locations across downtown Raleigh. What a bargain for just $10!**
With your All Day Pass, earn discounts at area arts presenters on December 31 and well into the New Year! Visit the New Year Bonuses page to learn more.
What Comes With A VIP Pass?
Want the VIP experience at First Night Raleigh this year? VIP Pass includes an invitation to our VIP Sponsor & Patron Reception on City Plaza in the heart of the action! In addition, a VIP pass grants you access to all First Night Raleigh 2016 venues (first come, first serve), rides, and activities.
**plus local and state sales tax
How Much Are Passes on December 31st?
Children (ages 6-12) $11*
Children 5 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a button or wristband-wearing adult.
*Including state and local sales tax.
Where Can I Get First Night Raleigh 2017 Official Merchandise?
All Day Pass admission wristbands and First Night Souvenir T-Shirts will be available on site at several Information and Merchandise Sales Tents located throughout the festival – On Bicentennial Plaza, near the giant Ferris wheel, in several locations along Fayetteville Street, and at City Plaza near the Main Stage.