Ring in the New Year with a full day of activities. Start the day with children’s events beginning at 10 am. Finish the day as we countdown the end of 2018 with our Apple Drop. And, welcome 2019 with a spectacular fireworks display at Midnight!
All events will take place regardless of weather. First Night buttons allow you access to a day full of festivities. All button sales are final.
Beginning December 1st you can reserve your buttons online. Please retain your receipt for online purchases. A receipt is required for online button sales.
Buttons can be picked up or purchased beginning December 21st and running through December 31st. For 10 days only, you can buy your buttons for $10 each, children 5 and under are FREE. You can purchase your buttons at the locations below: (Please verify hours with individual locations)
- Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Winchester
- Apple Blossom Mall Management Office
- Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Gift Shop
- Winchester Book Gallery
- Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center on Pleasant Valley
- First Night Headquarters – The Old Town Welcome Center, located at: 33 E. Boscawen Street (next to City Hall/around the corner from the Apple Drop), will house the First Night Winchester Headquarters on December 31. You may purchase your buttons here from 5-9 pm. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. There is a $2 convenience fee for each button. Order Online Now!