First Night Monterey - Celebrating Art & Community for 27 Years!

Greenfield Harvest Festival

GREENFIELD HARVEST FESTIVAL OCTOBER 20

Join us on Sunday, October 20 in downtown Greenfield! Begin your day with the community parade starting the festivities at 11:15am. El Camino Real will be filled with live music, art activities, community organizations, food vendors, and artisans and craft vendors.You will enjoy 5 hours of entertainment for the entire family, with two live music stages and a venue featuring international dance troupes. Rock'n'roll to salsa, Cumbia to Banda!

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Students at CSUMB

FNM 2020 BUTTON UNVEILING AT CSUMB

Join us on November 15th for the Button Unveiling! First Night Monterey staff collaborate 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 "Light Up the Night!" to design for five weeks in class until selection of the final poster design. Congratulations to this year's winner Viridiana Gallardo!

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Band at First Night

CALL FOR ARTISTS: FIRST NIGHT 2020

First Night Monterey, Monterey County's premier New Year's Eve Celebration of the Arts is in its 27th year, and the event on New Year's Eve 2019 promises to be the best one yet! This year's theme is "Light Up the Night!", and First Night is inviting visual and performing artists to submit their applications to be part of a family friendly, alcohol-free celebration ringing in 2020!

YOU ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL that will help create an exciting event. We are seeking performances and art activities of all types!

Volunteers at FNM

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER AT FIRST NIGHT 2020!

It would not be possible to present First Night Monterey without the support of hundreds of volunteers. First Night volunteers include 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; artful activities are ongoing throughout the year. Read why volunteers are working the biggest end-of-the-year party in town!

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS