Schedule of Events | New Year's Eve Washington DC

Please refresh your browser and delete history so that you'll see all the new details of this year's performances.  Some performers have moved to new locations and there are new activities at the George Washington Masonic Memorial!  Please check back frequently and visit us on Facebook to see any changes for First Night Alexandria on December 31.  Early confirmations include Bill Kirchen, The Grandsons, Al Petteway & Amy White! Plan now to join us.  

 

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Below is the full schedule of performances for First Night.
10:00 am
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sand & Steel Fitness
Audience Participation Event
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Noon Year's Eve
Audience Participation Event Comedy Kid-Focused Event Music
12:00 pm
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church
Audience Participation Event Music
1:00 pm
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
George Washington Masonic Memorial Tours
Other
2:00 pm
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
T C Williams Jazz Band
Music Venue sells food and drink
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
The Art League Gallery
Restaurant Kid-Focused Event Venue sells food and drink
2:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Concert Featuring Students from Alexandria City Public Schools
Music
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hooray for Books!
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Storytelling
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Kids' Art for Animal Adoptions
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Family Art Activities
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Alexandria Archaeology Museum
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ten Thousand Villages
Kid-Focused Event Storytelling
2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Eighth Annual First Night Alexandria Fun Hunt
Audience Participation Event
2:30 pm
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
George Washington Masonic Memorial Tours
Other
2:45 pm
2:45 pm to 3:15 pm
T C Williams Jazz Band
Music Venue sells food and drink
3:00 pm
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Complimentary Yoga
Audience Participation Event
3:30 pm
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm
T C Williams Jazz Band
Music Venue sells food and drink
4:00 pm
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
George Washington Masonic Memorial Tours
Other
5:00 pm
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Seaworthy Small Ships
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Other
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Amazing Clowns
Kid-Focused Event Other
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Let's Make a Face - Face Painting!
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Other
6:00 pm
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Crescent Circus
Other
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mister Don
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Hooray for Books! Storytime
Kid-Focused Event Storytelling
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Old Fashioned Carnival!!
Audience Participation Event Dance Kid-Focused Event Music Other Venue sells food and drink
6:15 pm
6:15 pm to 6:45 pm
Mike Rose "The Magic Kinda Guy"
Audience Participation Event Comedy Other
6:30 pm
6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Rainbow Rock Band
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
6:45 pm
6:45 pm to 7:15 pm
How-to Cowboy: Jokefest
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Other Venue sells food and drink
6:45 pm to 7:15 pm
Virginia Bronze
Music
7:00 pm
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Mike Rose "The Magic Kinda Guy"
Audience Participation Event Comedy Other
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Speakers of the House
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Crescent Circus
Other
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Sound of Sleat
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Alexandria Singers
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Lunamatic
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
QuinTango
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Rorie
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Billy and Bob Classic Country Show
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Hooray for Books! Storytime
Kid-Focused Event Storytelling
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Michael Lille
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Glimpses
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Hummingbyrds
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Blue Sky Puppet Theater
Kid-Focused Event Other Storytelling
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Vaughn Ambrose Trio
Music
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Not So Modern Jazz Quartet
Music
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm
The Stairwells
Music
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm
The Grandsons
Music
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church
Audience Participation Event Music
7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Battle of the Local Stars
Audience Participation Event Music Other
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Face Painting
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Venue sells food and drink
7:30 pm
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Susan Jones Jazz Quartet
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Cletus Kennelly
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Virginia Bronze
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Mister Don
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Mark Wesling Classical Guitarist
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Janna Audey & Rob Santos
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Pete Farnham
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Ruthie and the Wranglers
Music
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Katherine Archer
Music
7:30 pm to 8:15 pm
Curtis Blues
Audience Participation Event Music
7:30 pm to 8:15 pm
Rainbow Rock Band
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
7:45 pm
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
King Teddy
Dance Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Groovy Nate
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Mike Rose "The Magic Kinda Guy"
Audience Participation Event Comedy Other
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Broad Street Brass
Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Billy Coulter Band
Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Janine Wilson Band
Audience Participation Event Dance Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Musikanten
Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Members of the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Nicole Belanus
Music
7:45 pm to 8:15 pm
Irish Breakfast Band
Music
7:45 pm to 8:30 pm
Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun
Music
8:00 pm
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Crescent Circus
Other
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Sound of Sleat
Music
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Glimpses
Music
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Vaughn Ambrose Trio
Music
8:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Al Petteway & Amy White
Music
8:15 pm
8:15 pm to 8:45 pm
How-to Cowboy: Jokefest
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Other Venue sells food and drink
8:30 pm
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Susan Jones Jazz Quartet
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Cletus Kennelly
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Mike Rose "The Magic Kinda Guy"
Audience Participation Event Comedy Other
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Speakers of the House
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
The Alexandria Singers
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
QuinTango
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Rorie
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Mark Wesling Classical Guitarist
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Janna Audey & Rob Santos
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Billy and Bob Classic Country Show
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Pete Farnham
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Michael Lille
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
The Hummingbyrds
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Ruthie and the Wranglers
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Katherine Archer
Music
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Blue Sky Puppet Theater
Kid-Focused Event Other Storytelling
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Not So Modern Jazz Quartet
Music
8:30 pm to 9:15 pm
The Grandsons
Music
8:45 pm
8:45 pm to 9:15 pm
Virginia Bronze
Music
8:45 pm to 9:30 pm
Curtis Blues
Audience Participation Event Music
9:00 pm
9:00 pm to 9:30 pm
The Sound of Sleat
Music
9:00 pm to 9:30 pm
The Glimpses
Music
9:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Vaughn Ambrose Trio
Music
9:00 pm to 9:45 pm
The Stairwells
Music
9:15 pm
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
King Teddy
Dance Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Groovy Nate
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Mike Rose "The Magic Kinda Guy"
Audience Participation Event Comedy Other
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Broad Street Brass
Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Billy Coulter Band
Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Irish Breakfast Band
Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Janine Wilson Band
Audience Participation Event Dance Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Musikanten
Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Members of the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Music
9:15 pm to 9:45 pm
Nicole Belanus
Music
9:15 pm to 10:00 pm
Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun
Music
9:30 pm
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Susan Jones Jazz Quartet
Music
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Cletus Kennelly
Music
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Mark Wesling Classical Guitarist
Music
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Janna Audey & Rob Santos
Music
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Pete Farnham
Music
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Ruthie and the Wranglers
Music
9:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Katherine Archer
Music
9:30 pm to 10:15 pm
Keira Moran
Music
10:00 pm
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Mike Rose "The Magic Kinda Guy"
Audience Participation Event Comedy Other
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Speakers of the House
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
The Sound of Sleat
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
The Alexandria Singers
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
QuinTango
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Rorie
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Billy and Bob Classic Country Show
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Michael Lille
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
The Glimpses
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
The Hummingbyrds
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Blue Sky Puppet Theater
Kid-Focused Event Other Storytelling
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Vaughn Ambrose Trio
Music
10:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Not So Modern Jazz Quartet
Music
10:00 pm to 10:45 pm
Curtis Blues
Audience Participation Event Music
10:00 pm to 10:45 pm
Al Petteway & Amy White
Music
10:00 pm to 10:45 pm
The Grandsons
Music
10:00 pm to 11:59 pm
Finale and Countdown to Fireworks
Audience Participation Event Dance Music Other
10:00 pm to 11:59 pm
Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church
Audience Participation Event Music
10:30 pm
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Susan Jones Jazz Quartet
Music
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Cletus Kennelly
Music
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Mark Wesling Classical Guitarist
Music
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Janna Audey & Rob Santos
Music
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Pete Farnham
Music
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Ruthie and the Wranglers
Music
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Katherine Archer
Music
10:45 pm
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
King Teddy
Dance Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Groovy Nate
Audience Participation Event Kid-Focused Event Music Venue sells food and drink
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Broad Street Brass
Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Billy Coulter Band
Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Nicole Belanus
Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Irish Breakfast Band
Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Janine Wilson Band
Audience Participation Event Dance Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Musikanten
Music
10:45 pm to 11:15 pm
Members of the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Music
10:45 pm to 11:59 pm
Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun
Music
11:58 pm
11:58 pm to 12:08 am
Fireworks on the River!!
Audience Participation Event Other