Enjoy photos from our events in past years...
WHAT WE DO
First Night Evanston is a family-friendly community Celebration of the Arts taking place on New Year's Eve since 1992.
This year because of Covid 19, First Night will again be hosting a virtual variety show.
Plan your night. Eat what you want. Wear what you want, Stay warm and safe at home and still celebrate with Corky Siegel and all the performers being lined up for our "Virtual Variety" show livestreamed on Mandolin.com.
First Night Evanston is a 501c3 non-profit Illinois corporation that relies on the generosity of local businesses, civic associations and individuals to keep this annual tradition alive.
First Night Evanston strives to make the event affordable, accessible and welcoming.
Thanks to past sponsors like Romano Wealth, Byline Bank (formerly First Bank and Trust), Northwestern University, Kiwanis Club, Hecky’s, Chicago Blues Guide, and members of the congregations at local churches for their continued support.
New City Moving joined as a sponsor in early 2022. Thank them at
Contributions from our loyal audience will compensate the performers and cover production and advertising expenses.
Our "Virtual Variety" show takes place on New Year's Eve, 12/31/2021, starting at 9:45 pm CST.
Corky Siegel will emcee the "Virtual Variety" streamed concert. Corky will also perform a personal version of
Auld Lang Syne with a countdown to midnight so we can virtually ring in the new year together.
Hooray for 2022--a new, NEW year for all of us.
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