The city is looking for volunteers to help in presenting the 22nd annual “First Night Fullerton,” a family-oriented, alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration featuring live entertainment, children’s activities and a fireworks finale on December 31. The festivities will take place from 7 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, Dec. 31, and will feature dozens of events staged at numerous sites in the streets, sidewalks and buildings of historic downtown Fullerton. Admission is free.
The “First Night” program began in Boston in 1976, as a cap to the nation’s bicentennial. The program’s goal is to broaden public appreciation of the visual and performing arts while offering an alternative to the traditional New Year’s Eve celebrations which focus on alcohol and drinking. Fullerton was the first California city to offer the event, and is the only Orange County community to present a “First Night” celebration this year. Volunteers are needed to help staff information booths, serve as a stage or site manager, or host at one of the activity sites.
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce