Posts tagged ‘New Year’s Eve’

December 31st, 2012

‘Danbury Fare’ On First Night Menu

by Christopher O'Brien
By Ted Kilmer
Jay Green, three time national juggling champion, eating fire at First Night Danbury in 2010. Photo: Michael Duffy / The News-Times. First Night Danbury 2012-2013, enjoying its 23rd year as a family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration, salutes “Danbury Fare.” The pun is intended, with memories of Danbury’s historic and iconic “Fair” along with recognition of our City’s “Fare”, continuing to develop and service within our CityCenter downtown hub.

First Night takes place on New Year’s Eve, December 31, from 4 to 8pm in downtown Danbury downtown venues, all within easy walking distance. Through the support of Union Savings Bank; Ventura, Ribeiro & Smith; Hat City Pools; Danbury Cultural Commission; Danbury Parking Authority; BRT; Danbury Arena; and the Savings Bank of Danbury, as well as merchants, artists, residents and others, Downtown is Happening (DisH)! First Night Danbury annually provides everyone a chance to close out a year and begin anew with community spirit and lots of surprises.

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December 31st, 2011

New Years Eve Events Calendar

by Christopher O'Brien

courtesy: CT Out and About

By Edwin Bartlett
CT Out and About

Time to reflect on the year that has passed and ring in the New Year. I am not going to do a year in review thing, as everyone and their brother has got one of them planned, and I have never been one to follow the rest of the herd anyways. Kind of because Rudolph and I never really played them reindeer games. Me? I am going to focus on all the great things 2012 is going to bring us. But first, let’s give 2011 a very cool Out and About send off!

As of now, I have listed close to 40 very cool events. Some are family friendly, and some are just going to be smokin hot parties with some of the best local bands in Connecticut. Some actually have both going on. I have listed these events on the events calendar, and linked each event to the appropriate website or Facebook page.


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