Welcome to First Night Monterey—Celebrating Art for 24 Years!

RetroAuto Volunteers

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE®

Raise funds for First Night Monterey and receive exciting benefits including a ticket to the event! Volunteers are needed daily to serve as greeters, traffic coordinators, sell posters and for set-up and break-down during August 17–21 at the RetroAuto facility at Spanish Bay during the Concours. Volunteers working 8+ hours will be provided with benefits that include a logo jacket/vest, a ticket to the Concours and an after-party!
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Taiko Drummers FNM 2016

CALL FOR ARTISTS: FIRST NIGHT MONTEREY 2017

First Night Monterey announces the Call For Artists for FNM 2017; the theme is "Phases of the Moon". First Night is inviting visual and performing artists to submit their applications to be part of this family friendly, alcohol-free celebration to ring in 2017. You are invited to submit a proposal that will help create an exciting evening to Celebrate First Night Monterey’s 24th Anniversary. We are seeking visual art installation proposals that incorporate the theme!Read Moreabout The Call For Artists

Day of the Dead Art Exhibit

CALL FOR ARTISTS: DAY of the DEAD EXHIBITION

First Night Monterey is excited to announce the first Día de Los Muertos exhibition at the Greenfield Cultural Arts Center established by FNM in 2014. This show will celebrate the rich color and history of the holiday. We invite artists, schools and community members to create traditional, contemporary, experimental, and personal altars or Day of the Dead inspired artwork for installation at the GCAC. Please join us by participating with artwork or an altar - be a part of this tradition.
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Twinkle on Stage

CALL FOR ARTISTS & VENDORS: HARVEST FESTIVAL

First Night Monterey announces the Call For Artists for the Greenfield Harvest Festival. First Night is inviting musicians, dancers and other performing artists as well as parade entrants, community and craft vendors to submit their applications to be part of this family friendly annual celebration of the harvest and the arts. The Greenfield Harvest Festival is produced by FNM as an outreach project of ArtWorks! Read Moreabout The Harvest Festival

Poster Contest

WE HAVE A WINNER! FNM 2017 POSTER CONTEST

CSUMB students in Graphic Arts Service Learning have completed their designs for First Night Monterey 2017 Poster and Buttons! FNM artists worked with the students from theme concept to design to selection of the final poster design. These buttons and the poster at right are elements of the winning entry.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

First Night Monterery 2017  Poster