Bring in the new year with family, friends and a day filled with great events. This year is the 10th Bright Night event and there are so many artists contributing. There are great family-friendly activities during the day and night life for the adults starting at 6pm. From noon to 5pm, bring the kids to see a magic show or go to the RIAFAS Antique Firetruck exhibit.
Tickets are on sale and are $15 in advance for adults or $20 the day-of the festival. Kid Tickets: $10 any time and if you buy 3 you get the 4th free!
Here are a few events that the kids will love:
Bruce James The Comedian Hypnotist (+ evening show!)
Bruce Kalverâ€™s Magic Show
Creative Chica Face-Painting
Laughletics: Competitive Improv
Marvelous Marvinâ€™s Circus Workshop
RIAFAS Antique Firetruck Display Exhibit
RI Museum of Science & Art Activity Tables
Click here to see all the day-event listings.
Then for the adults, grab your friends to enjoy the night-life events. Get drinks, dance and get ready to count down to 2013.
AS 220 Criss Cross Orchestra
Black & White Band
Family Friendly Improv (BYOI)
The Rice Cakes
and so many more..
Bright Night ticket-holders also have access to:
The Coffee Cup â€“ Indoor Auto Racing at the Dunkinâ€™ Donuts Center (Tickets are only $10 with your Bright Night Bracelet)
RI New Yearâ€™s Eve 3rd Annual World Masquerade Ball
New Yearsâ€™ Eve at The Roots with Joshua2 & The Dark Horses
New Yearsâ€™ Eve at AS220 with The Viennagram, Atlantic Thrills and The Kid & The Wolf (FREE admission with your Bright Night Bracelet)
Ice Skating at the Bank of America Skating Center ($1 off admission and $1 off rentals with your Bright Night Bracelet)
Food Trucks & Fun in Kennedy Plaza
For the whole list of artists and evening events click here… If you want to volunteer it isn’t too late! In exchange for four hours of your time, you will receive a VIP pass to the entire event, good all day and at every location. The event runs from 12pm to Midnight on New Years Eve. Please contact Kellie Donovan, the volunteer coordinator or visit their website if you have any questions.
And don’t forget to stop by your favorite bars and grab some drinks too…
The Salon â€“ All out with DJ No Go Go and Nick Bishop. 10pm. 21+, No cover. The boys ALWAYS throw a good great party.
Aspire â€“ 5-course menu with Live entertainment. Chef Krol has made a special NYE menu. Wine pairing available. Call 401.521.3333 to make reservations.
Gracieâ€™s â€“ â€œMidnight in Spain â€“ New Yearâ€™s Eve 2013â€³. Call 401.272.7811 to make reservations. Gracieâ€™s is going to pull out all the stops for tonight.
Tazza Caffe â€“ New Years Eve with Tazza. All Weekend Long. Yes! New Years Eve Specials. Call 401.421.3300 to make reservations.
The Dorrance â€“ The Dorrance & Chifferobe Present James Bond 007 New Yearâ€™s Eve Bash. Bond Girl, villain, and black tie attire is encouraged. 10pm.