First Night Oneonta, a New Year's Eve celebration of art, music, and culture will be held on December 31st beginning with a fabulous First Night parade down Oneonta's Main Street at 6pm, although if you come down early at 5:30pm, you can enjoy extreme fire juggling with Cosmic Karma Fire.  Then from 7pm to 10pm, all kinds of entertainment and family oriented activities will take place at Foothills Performing Arts Center, The First United Methodist Church, The Greater Oneonta Historical Society, and the Main Street Walkway.   The night finishes with a wonderful fireworks display (from Neahwa Park) at 10:30pm.

Your First Night button gets you into all the venues that night.  Buttons can be purchased that night or in advance at different Oneonta venues, or at for $15 for adults, children 12 and under are free.

Volunteers are needed at venues and to operate the giant puppets in the parade.  Volunteers will get a free First Night Oneonta button to enjoy the event.  To volunteer, CLICK HERE.