First Night Springfield


12/31/2018, 1 pm - 11:15 pm

Children (5 - 15): $5; Adults: $18 ($20 day of)


Downtown Springfield, 420 S. 6th St. Springfield, IL 62701


The Springfield Area Arts Council (SAAC) celebrates its 32nd annual First Night Springfield on New Year's Eve in downtown Springfield. This family-friendly, celebration of the arts features talented local and regional artists & performers across 11 stages in 5 venues. There is a free admission children's stage and activity area in Springfield High School from 1 pm-4 pm.

All other performances take place from 5 pm - 11:15 pm at The Hoogland Center for the Arts, The Lincoln Home Visitors Center, Kari Bedford Photography Studio, and The Lincoln Library. All types of music, dance, improv comedy, drama, storytelling, magic, and art is available to entertain audiences of all ages. All performance locations are alcohol-free.