As a 501c(3) Non-Profit First Night® Morris County would not be possible without the help of more than 150 volunteers who donate their time and efforts throughout the Year and on New Year’s Eve. Our dedicated volunteers  participate in year round committees and/or on New Year’s Eve by welcoming attendees to performances, checking admission buttons, managing venues, performing various administrative tasks, working the command center, and staffing street fairs. On the 364 days between events, First Night® Morris County is run by a volunteer Board of Trustees and 6 Committees.

We are always looking for reliable volunteers, and those who volunteer Throughout the Year and/or on New Year’s Eve receive admission to First Night® at no charge.

What is First Night Morris County?
On New Years Eve… The Town Becomes a Stage!

For the 29th Year on New Year’s Eve, we will bringing together thousands through a virtual program with an unmatched array of performances! First Night Morris County 2021 is the biggest and brightest New Year’s Eve celebration in New Jersey, providing a magnificent family-friendly, alcohol-free and substance-free celebration . Our stellar program features over 100 artists, 40 performances: dance, theatre, music (rock, jazz, blues, classical, etc.), visual arts, world cultures, children’s programs, film festival and so much more.

Your First Night Morris County admission pass gives you access to innovative, diverse and high quality performances ideal for participants of all ages. Our virtual program features streaming and on-demand services or even a DVD sent directly to you. We will providing a Dazzling Light Up The Night show at 9:15pm and a Midnight Countdown to Welcome in the New Year at Midnight. For one affordable price, you and your friends and family will enjoy unlimited access to all of our spectacular performances.