Buy Tickets Now! Available Between December 22nd to 31st

Access to Over 70+ Performances at 21 Venues in Downtown Morristown, Complimentary Shuttles, Parking & More!

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Beginning in 1992, First Night® Morris County is now the LARGEST First  Night® in New Jersey. Join your friends and neighbors for our 31st year of ringing in the New Year with an unmatched array of performances! First Night Morris County 2023 is the biggest and brightest New Year’s Eve celebration in New Jersey, providing a magnificent, family-friendly, substance and alcohol-free celebration in the heart of Morristown.

All Attendees Receive Access to Our Stellar Program & More:

– 70+ Performances at 21 Venues (19 In-Person, 1 Streaming, and 1 On-Demand), and 50+ On-Demand Films.
– Events include theatre, music (rock, jazz, classical, opera), visual arts, film festival, world cultures, children’s programs, and so much more.
– Fireworks at 9:15 PM, and the program concludes with the new Midnight Countdown Featuring Fireworks to Welcome in the New Year.
– Complimentary Shuttles Start at 4:45 PM.
– Children’s Fun Festival at Morristown High School from 4:45 PM to 9:00 PM
– Film Festival Starting at 6 PM
– Complimentary Parking at any Morristown Parking Garage Starting at 4 PM.
– Complimentary Mobile App & Print Program**
– On-Demand Access from 4 PM on December 31, 2022 to 4 PM on January 1, 2023

Your First Night Morris County admission button (ticket) gives you access to innovative, diverse, and high-quality performances ideal for participants of all ages. In-person venues are within close walking distance of one another, and virtual programs are accessible through our mobile app or website. For one affordable price, you and your friends and family will enjoy unlimited access to all of our spectacular performances in person, streaming, or on-demand.*


– $30 Single / $95 (4-Pack) December 22nd – December 31st

Where To Purchase On December 31st

On-Line & In-Person Sales Available

By Phone at Mayo Box Office, 973-539-8008

First Night Morris County 2023 Map with Day Off Ticket Sales Locations

Where To Purchase on New Year’s Eve

Click Here To Purchase On-Line & Pick-Up (Mayo Box Office 10 AM to 3 PM or Will (Morristown Library 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM)

Purchase In-Person (Buy & Pick-Up at Same Time)
– 10:00 AM Thru 10:00 PM Mayo Box Office, 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ
– 3:30 PM Thru 8:00 PM, Will Call, Morristown Library (Across Street From Mayo Box Office)
– 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Morristown High School Lower Atrium, Atno Ave Entrance by Circular Driveway
– 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Hyatt Regency (By Front Desk & Lobby)

Mayo Performing Arts Center Box Office

Official First Night Morris County Box Office

This Year's Schedule

Times and Locations

First Night Morris County Schedule, December 31st

This Year's Schedule By Performance Category

Featuring Over 70+ Performances at 21 Venues in Downtown Morristown

This Year's Schedule - Film Festival

Featuring Over 50+ Films: In-Person and On-Demand

This Year's Schedule In Chronological Order

Featuring Over 70+ Performances at 21 Venues in Downtown Morristown

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Our Featured Supporters

Thank You To Our Featured Supporters & Partners!

FM Kirby
Mayo Performing Arts Center
Morris County Tourism Bureau - MCEDA
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NEW Investors Bank logo
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Morris Arts New Logo
NEW Withum logo
NEW Atlantic Health logo
NEW First Bank logo
NEW AM Higley logo
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Horizon BCBS
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Tom Masters
Voice next
Travel & Tourism
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Dover Sportsplex

Our Supporters

Thank You To Our Supporters & Partners!

The Schlosser Family
K&C Partners LLC
NEW Riker Danzig
MCJ Amellor Foundation
cmit solutions
Deutsch Family
HJyatt Regency
NewResized Star-Ledger
Morristwon Parking Authority
The Dietzel Family
morristown green
95.5 K Love
New Jersey
morristown partnership
Thomas Edison Film Festival
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NJ Hills
NJ Arts Council
NJ Family
Parsippany Focus Logo
Jersey Central (500x500)

Additional funding is provided by the division of Travel and Tourism, NJ Department of State.



FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

About Us

Our Mission

First Night® Morris County, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, seeks to foster the public’s appreciation of visual and performing arts through an innovative, diverse, and high-quality New Year’s Eve program which offers the community a shared cultural experience that is accessible and affordable to all with Year Round Community Development Thru FNM365.

Who Organizes First Night Morris County?

First Night® Morris County is run by a volunteer Board of Trustees and 6 Committees. Board and/or Committee Members come from a variety of backgrounds and work year-round to support the mission of First Night®, Morris County.

Ticketing & Purchasing FAQs

Where Can I Purchase Buttons (Tickets)?

Buttons admit attendees to First Night® performances. Prior to December 31, tickets (to be exchanged in person for buttons starting December 1, 2022) can be purchased online at or from the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) by phone (973-539-8008) or at the Box Office located at 100 South Street in Morristown. For button pick-up please visit for details.

What’s The Difference Between a Ticket and a Button?

Printed tickets distributed by MPAC for online orders can be exchanged for buttons on the night of the event at the Mayo Box Office (after 8:30 p.m. to 10 PM), Morristown High School Lower Atrium (4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.) and Will Call (3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.). Buttons are provided at the time of all other admission transactions, including those at Will Call.

Where Can I Pick Up Tickets I Ordered Online After December 19th?

The RECEIPT you printed when you ordered your tickets online IS NOT SUFFICIENT for entry to the venues. You must present that receipt at Will Call to pick up your buttons. Will Call will be located at MPAC until 3:00 p.m. on the 31st. After that time, Will Call will be located at the Morristown Library, directly across the street from MPAC.

Online Sales Will End On December 31st at 3:00 PM / Where Can I Buy In-Person on December 31st

Tickets (Buttons) sales will be sold at the event through the Mayo Box Office until 10:00 PM and at Will Call (Morristown Library) from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. A limited amount of tickets (buttons) will be on sale at the Hyatt Regency Morristown from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Morristown High School at the Lower Atrium from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Important Notes

*Performance access is limited by seating capacity. Please check for the latest information, including health and safety guidelines. **Print Programs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. ***All Sales are Final.***