Come join in the fun downtown for the 18th Annual First Night Fort Collins! Enjoy the wonderful and diverse entertainment presented at this non-alcoholic New Year's Eve celebration.

First Night Fort Collins 2014 promises new performing acts, storytelling, history, interactive craft projects, street performers, international dancing and much more.

A Diverse Lineup 

This year’s lineup brings Fort Collins, Front Range and national performers together to create an unique experience filled with a wide variety of performance styles. Enjoy comedy, original theater, be amazed by magicians or see live music from the Young Ancients or be memorized by the Handosme LIttle Devil's "Conjure" show!

See the entire First Night Fort Collins performance by clicking the blue button below.

The revelry will kick off with confetti and song with the Kids' Countdown at 5 pm in Old Town Square. All entertainment venues open at 6 pm. (All entertainment is indoors at various locations downtown.) The night concludes with a festive display of fireworks in Old Town Square at 10:30pm. 

Get Your Buttons 

Your First Night Fort Collins Button is your ticket into the festivities. Buttons can be purchased for $12 each starting Sunday, December 15 at:

  • All Fort Collins, Windsor and Loveland King Soopers locations (Cash or Check ONLY) 
  • Jax Outdoor 
  • Ben & Jerry's 
  • Downtown Visitors Center 
Buttons will be available the night of the event for $14 each.

Win Your Buttons from Radio 94.9 

Radio 94.9 has your buttons for First Night Fort Collins. You can win either: 

  • A Family Four Pack OR 
  • A pair of buttons for you and a friend 
Click the button below to enter to win your button before December 30 at 10 am. You can enter once per day for your chance!

Volunteers Needed/More Info

If you would like to give your time to make this event a success please call (970) 484-6500 or e-mail us at:

For more information, visit the First Night Fort Collins page at