Spokane Convention Center
BRIAN DREW - NORTHWEST EVENTOLOGY Ballroom A&B 7:00-8:00
Kick off the party with one of the best DJ’s in Spokane. Bring your dancing shoes and let’s celebrate the birth of a new year! Our Wonderland characters are waiting to twirl and whirl on the dance floor with you.
MATTHEW VAN ZEE - MAGICIAN
Matthew is a magician, illusionist and entertainer extraordinaire and a long time performer at First Night. He will mesmerize you with his close up
street magic. Something you are not going to want to miss.
9:00 Showing, then joining the stage again with Luke Yates at 11:00
Award winning Christy Lee will take the stage with a sound that you will want to listen to all night. Christy Lee has toured and taken the stage with some of the best including the likes
of: Rascal Flatts, Randy Houser, Franky Ballard, Hunter Hayes, Bryan White and Blake Shelton to name a few. This amazing artist is one you will not want to miss.
Luke has been in and out of recording studios from Nashville to LA. Honing his craft in writing, recording, producing, and engineering. Over
the past 10 years Luke has performed over 2000 concerts throughout the US, teaming up with local artists as well as national acts; opening for
the likes of James Otto and Keith Anderson! Join the fun and check out this amazing entertainer.
SINGING IN THE NEW YEAR 7:00 to 11:00
40 min sessions on the hour.
The top 8 are ready to belt it out for the $1000 grand prize. Come enjoy these amazing talented folks from the beautiful Inland Northwest as the competition gets underway. Come cheer, clap and support your favorite!
BLUE DOOR THEATRE 7:00 to 11:00
40 min sessions on the hour.
Enjoy a night of improvisational comedy that is both fun and interactive as this premier theatrical company features improv games based off of audience suggestions. Get in your seats early as these guys are a First Night Favorite!
IT’S ELEMENTRY - YOUTH IN ARTS
Open from 7:00-11:40
Enjoy the amazing artwork of these young and talented art students. Many pieces will be on sale for public purchase.
OUTRAGEOUS WILD WOMEN
CROWN MAKING Open from 7:00-11:40
Enjoy the interactive adventure of decorating
your own personalized crown that you will rock in “wonderland”. This is fun for everyone!
SPOKANE FACE PAINTING 7:00-11:40
Master Face Painting Bill Edge, has 40 years’ experience as an artist/illustrator and 30 in face painting. Joined by his wonderful wife Zelly, they create some of the most amazing designs. Each is unique, just like they are.
DONZEL MILAM 7:00-11:40
Donzel provides some great artistic fun at First Night. Stand in line for this one as he creates his 3 minute sketches of you and family members.
FLAUNT IT II! Displayed 7:00-11:40
In case you missed it at River Park Square, local artists will be showing off their unique talents by creating one of a kind clothing, displayed and ready to wear. Check out these amazing displays made from paper and recycable materials.
IMAGINATION & WONDER ART GALLERY
Artists, Joy Gruenewald, John Clark & Andrea Bruse will showcase their very unique and eclectic styles in a display of mixed media pieces. Enjoy these talented artists as they create some of their pieces right before your eyes.
AMP’D ENTERTAINMENT PHOTOBOOTH
Displayed from 7:00-11:40
Take advantage of our free gift to you and
capture some of your First Night experience in our photobooth. Wear a disguise, hang onto a prop and personalize the moment with pizazz!
Interactive Crafts - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm