All Access Badge

$30.00

All-access badge provides you access to all events, all night.

Active Duty Military

$0.00

Military must provide an active ID to receive their First Night badge.  Military badges can be picked up at any of the Full Service Centers.  Spouses, significant others and additional family members of active military must purchase badges.

Variety Showcase

$10.00

Variety Showcase – Shiloh Baptist Church 1401 Duke St. – $10

Enjoy Hilarious Comedians, Spoken Word Poetry and Music all in one location! Admission is included with the All Access Badge. Purchase this ticket if this is the ONLY First Night Event that you plan to attend.

Print your receipt to show at the venue for admission.

Kids Karnival

$5.00

Carnival – style fun for the little ones! Children 2 – 12 years old Free with Adult with a First Night Badge or $5 per Child 2 – 12years old, Parent free. Admission is included with the All Access Badge. Purchase this ticket if this is the ONLY First Night Event that you plan to attend. Admission is good for any of the 3 Carnival locations. Print your receipt to show at the venue for admission.

First Night’s Got Talent

$10.00

Cheer on your favorite rising star! Admission is included with the All Access Badge. Purchase this ticket if this is the ONLY First Night Event that you plan to attend. Print your receipt to show at the venue for admission.

The price of an All-Access admission badge is:

  • $30 December 1 – 30, 2018
  • $35 December 31, 2018

To gain admission to all First Night Alexandria venues each person 13 years and older needs a badge.  Kids 12 and under and active military get in for FREE!* Children must be accompanied by an adult with a badge.  You do not need a badge to view the fireworks.

Want to reserve your badges right now?  We strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets online here. In person purchases will be available starting December 21, 2018 at the Alexandria Visitors Center 221 King St Alexandria, VA.

First Night badges will be on sale on New Year’s Eve! We encourage you to pay online in advance or on event day. There will be kiosks available along King St. to pick up your pre-paid badge.   Full Service Centers for badge sales and pick up locations are:  the Durant Arts Center, the Torpedo Factory Art Center, the Alexandria Visitor Center, and the George Washington Masonic Memorial until 10:00 pm.

 

BADGES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE; please purchase carefully. The show goes on rain, snow, sleet or dark of night!  ALL venues are indoors. The Finale is a street party followed by a grand FIREWORKS display over the Potomac River – this is outdoors of course! 😉

Badges WILL NOT be mailed. You will receive emails confirming payment and where to pick up badges.

* Military must provide an active ID to receive their First Night badge.  Military badges can be picked up at any of the Full Service Centers.  Spouses, significant others and additional family members of active military must purchase badges.

If you purchase online and want to pick up your badges before December 31st, you can do so at the Alexandria Visitor Center, 221 King Street beginning on Friday, December 21st.

For your convenience, badges can be purchased and picked-up In-Person on Sunday, December 30th from Noon until 3pm:

  • Market Square at City Hall, 301 King St.

Badges purchased online and not picked up at the Alexandria Visitor Center from December 21st until December 31st must be picked up before 10:00 pm on December 31st at:

We strongly encourage online badge purchases using this website to save time.

In addition to purchasing online now, badges can be purchased after December 21st:

For your convenience, badges can be purchased and picked-up In-Person on Sunday, December 30th from Noon until 3pm:

  • Market Square at City Hall, 301 King St.