First Night Tri-Cities marks its 21st year this New Year's Eve with fun, family-friendly interactive entertainment for all to enjoy.

The event takes place Sunday, Dec.31, at the Gesa Carousel of Dreams in Kennewick 

Take a ride on the Gesa Carousel of Dreams. Participate in a magic show. Have your face painted. Take photos with your family and friends in our photo booth. Laugh at the comedy hypnosis show. And cap the evening off with a ball drop and the area's only New Year's Eve fireworks show.

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Schedule is as follows:

The first 2,000 attendees will receive lighted "2018" glasses compliments of Gesa Credit Union.

 ACTIVITIES AROUND THE CAROUSEL:

3:00-9:00pm: Carousel rides. One token is included with your admission; additional tokens may be purchased at regular prices.

3:00-9:00pm: Camerazzi Photo booth. One free print provided per group.

3:00-4:00pm: Balloon animals

7:00-9:00pm: Balloon animals

​ROVING ENTERTAINMENT:

3:30-5:30pm: Queen Elsa visit

4:00-6:00pm: Princess Cinderella visit

6:00-8:00pm: Princess Tiana visit

7:00-7:30pm: Stilt walker

7:30-9:00pm: Big Top the Clown, miming and clowning

CAROUSEL EVENT CENTER STAGE:

3:30pm: Keith Ramsay's Fired Up Magic Show

4:30pm: Big Top the Clown

5:15pm: Chimal Entertainment, variety show

6:00pm: Big Top the Clown

6:45pm: Chimal Entertainment, variety show

SPORTS PAVILLION COURT 1:

3:00-9:00pm: Amusement Park Science interactive exhibit by HiHo Tri-Cities

3:00-9:00pm: Face painting by Vivid Imagination. Basic design is free, enhanced designs are available for a fee.

3:00-9:00pm: Airbrush art and henna tattoos by Allusions Face and Body Art. Basic design is free, enhanced designs are available for a fee.

SPORTS PAVILLION COURT 2:

3:30pm-8:00pm: GameOn! Laser tag. Must be 48 inches or taller to participate. No new participants to the line after 8pm.

SPORTS PAVILLION COURT 3:

4:30pm: TCSBA childrens marimba band

5:30pm: Keith Ramsay's Fired Up Magic Show

6:30pm: Vocalist Evan Egerer

7:30pm: Jerry Harris, Master Hypnotist comedy show

OUTDOORS:

3:00-9:00pm: GameOn! Mobile Video Game Theatre

8:55pm: Closing ceremony, countdown and lowering of the mirror ball

9:00pm: The area's only FIREWORKS show by PyroSpectaculars

FOOD AND BEVERAGE OFFERINGS:

3:00-9:00pm: Gesa Carousel of Dreams concession stand

5:00-9:00pm: The Dovetail Joint Mobile Kitchen (outside)