First Night Buffalo preparations underway

Posted at 6:59 AM, Dec 30, 2014
and last updated 2015-12-25 06:59:10-05

The New Year is almost here and First Night Buffalo preparations are underway at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

First Night Buffalo is one of the longest running First Night events in the country. Western New York has been involved with the event for 26 years. It is the ultimate drug and alcohol free party for the whole family. First Night has become a tradition for many families across Western New York.

There will be dozens of amusement rides, bounces houses, trains and more. Comedians, musicians, illusionists and acrobats will also be featured throughout the night. A new event is the fitness for Kids. Families can training like the Buffalo Bills at the Fitness 360 booth.

The event runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a balloon drop at the main stage area. Tickets are $10 at Wegmans and $12 at the door.