New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest celebratory nights of the year all over the world. Although the time zones change all over the world, it is one time during the year when a most of the world stops to celebrate the first minute of a brand new year. A lot of cities across the United States hold First Night celebrations, which are alcohol-free family friendly events that focus on music, the arts and local culture throughout the evening, all the way up until midnight.
This year, the City of Fullerton in California, is holding its annual alcohol-free celebration of the arts for the whole family on New Year’s Eve. First Night Fullerton includes a lot of very fun events and activities for young and old alike. According to Fullerton’s website:
“The event is FREE and includes a full line-up of live entertainment, children’s activities, inflatable activities, hybrid ice skating, roaming entertainment, food vendors, art galleries, and more. The event primarily takes place at varying locations between Harbor Blvd. on the west and Pomona Ave. on the east in historic downtown Fullerton.
Special activities for kids’ include: face painting, balloon art, Bungee Run, Obstacle Course, Robo Surf, Castle Bounce House, Gladiator Joust, Pirate Ship Bounce House, and Slide. Activities and ride prices range from $2.00 – $7.00 per person. Prices may vary for other vendor activities.”
Free parking is available throughout the city so that you and your family can hang out and have a great time:
– The Plummer Parking Structure – located at the S/W corner of Lemon and Chapman Ave.
– All City parking lots WEST of Harbor Blvd. – enter from Commonwealth Ave.
– The Transportation Center lots and parking structure located at the S/E corner of Harbor Blvd. and Commonwealth Ave.
– Fullerton College (Parking lots located off of Lemon and Chapman Avenues)