First Night Buffalo Party Packs and Special New Years Eve Drive Through Experience

Every year Western New York’s largest drug- and alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration First Night Buffalo provides a fun and safe way for families to ring in the New Year in Downtown Buffalo . This year there will be a bit of a twist due to covid19 and the need for social distancing .

First night will be selling Party Packs for families of 4  at Tops Friendly Market Stores for $20 while supplies last and pre purchase of the packs must be made to attend Festival of Lights through December 31st that includes the special fireworks happening New Years eve until 9:30 pm (see below for NYE details) 

The  party packs will contain everything your party of 4 needs  to celebrate the new year including:

  • Party Hats
  • Balloons and Pump for balloons
  • Clackers (Noise makers)
  • Face Paint
  • Playing Cards
  • Disco Ball Lightbulb
  • Glow Sticks
  • Coloring Sheets and crayons
  • Resolution Jar /Wish Jar
  • Explore & More activity Booklets
  • 1 Festival of Lights car load voucher
  • And more!  

Don’t miss the First Night Buffalo New Years Eve drive through experience from the comfort of your own car. 

The First Night Buffalo Party Pack includes one admission ticket, good for one vehicle, to attend the annual event that is a drive thru only experience at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. T

he ticket can be used any one night through December 31 at the Festival of Lights (it is closed December 24 & 25).

This year, on December 31, there will be a twist on new year’s celebrations; while driving through the lights, a fireworks display every hour (on the half hour) will provide families the opportunity to ring in the new year from the comfort and safety of their vehicle between 5:30 and 9:30pm. Please be sure to bring the ticket from your First Night Party Pack with you.

For more information and to purchase your First Night Buffalo At Home party box, visit: