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Don't Miss First Night Williamsburg 2009!

It’s the 16th Annual First Night Williamsburg, a festive New Year's Eve celebration to ring in the New Year on December 31, 2008. See Williamsburg Virginia in all its splendor on First Night, decked out for the holidays with lights, decorations and plenty of holiday spirit!

First Night will feature non-alcoholic, family-centered fun and entertainment. Over 65 performing acts are scheduled to provide entertainment throughout the College of William & Mary campus and select locations around Historic Williamsburg.

One button does it all! Purchase a button beforehand or at the event and enjoy all the First Night festivities and entertainment. Buttons are on sale for $12 through December 30th, or you can purchase one for $15 on the day of the event. You can even buy your First Night button online! Children under 5 are free. Make sure to wear your button visibly throughout the evening at First Night.

The Honorary Chairman for this year's event is W. Taylor Reveley, III, President of the College of William & Mary. Pat McReynolds, Journalist from the WTKR-TV Channel 3 daily newscast will serve as the First Night Williamsburg Master of Ceremonies at the Grand Finale.

For more information, volunteer opportunities and updates on First Night Williamsburg 2009, call 757-258-5153 or visit the official website.

Get Your Buttons December 1 – December 30

Wondering where to buy your First Night button? Visit one of the following venues to purchase buttons for the whole family!

Williamsburg Locations

Amory’s Music Store
4436 John Tyler Highway
(Shops at Five Forks)

Baskin-Robbins
416 Prince George Street
(Merchants Square)

Chesapeake Payment Systems
1229 Lafayette Street

Ford’s Colony Community Services
100 Manchester Drive
(Ford’s Colony)

Jamestown Pie Company
1804 Jamestown Road
(Jamestown)

Kings Treasure
424 Duke of Gloucester Street
(Merchants Square)

Merle Norman Cosmetics & Gifts
4680 Monticello Ave #18G
(Monticello Marketplace)

The Mole Hole
4900 Court House Street
(New Town)

The Mole Hole
415 Richmond Road
(Wmsbg Hospitality House)

Old Towne Pharmacy
4854 Longhill Road
(Old Towne Marketplace)

The Virginia Gazette
216 Ironbound Road

Village Jewelers
The Village Shops @ Kingsmill

Williamsburg Drug Company
240 McLaws Circle
(Festival Marketplace)

Williamsburg General Store
1656 Richmond Road

Newport News Locations

The Mole Hole
707 Mariner Road
(City Center at Oyster Point)

Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter
11832 Rock Landing Drive
(Oyster Point)

York County Locations

Long and Foster Realtors
5007-E Victory Blvd., Yorktown

1 pm – 9 pm December 31 ONLY:

College of William & Mary
Campus Center
Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall
Sadler Center
Williamsburg Regional Library Arts Center