About Highmark First Night Pittsburgh
Highmark First Night Pittsburgh, a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, is Pittsburgh’s arts-focused New Year’s Eve celebration.
Culminating with the city’s Countdown to Midnight and raising of the Future of Pittsburgh Ball, the six-hour celebration sprawls downtown Pittsburgh’s renowned 14-block Cultural District. Acclaimed national artists and Pittsburgh’s vibrant artist community ring in the new year for revelers with live music, dance, theater, visual arts, comedy, magic, kids’ activities, and a signature parade along with Pyrotechnico Fireworks displays at 6 pm and midnight.
This year's celebration is the 29th annual and the 20th year as a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.