First Night Friend
Find information about Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2022 First Night Friends below. Check back closer to the event for details about 2023 First Night Friends.
First Night Friends VIP experiences are the ultimate way to ring in the New Year. First Night Friends will receive special festival perks, including access to an exclusive lounge sponsored by Citizens. Plus, your support of First Night Friends will ensure that Highmark First Night Pittsburgh continues for years to come. Choose a VIP experience and create your perfect New Year’s Eve in the Cultural District.
New to Trust Membership? Become a First Night Friend and receive one year-long introductory membership at the Partner level with your Warmest Wishes or Spectacular Celebration experience, or at the Sustaining Partner level with your Magical New Year experience. This offer is for first-time members.
First Night Friend's Lounge sponsored by
Still want to become a First Night Friend? Visit Theater Square Box Office on December 31st from 10am to 10pm.
Warmest Wishes, $50
Includes admission for one individual.
-Entry to the First Night Friend's Lounge sponsored by Citizens in the O'Reilly Theater grand lobby with merrymaking and festive treats to-go from 6-11pm*
-First Night Friends 2022 light-up button to wear throughout the festivities
-One reserved, pre-paid parking space to make getting to the celebration easier
-Exclusive seating at Fire & Ice Plaza and Dollar Bank Stage, as well as at Highmark Stage for performances by Zuzu African Acrobats
-Special access to a reserved viewing area for the Countdown to Midnight and The Future of Pittsburgh Grand Finale from 10:45pm to midnight that allows you to be part of the revelry on-camera as media partner KDKA-TV covers the action from their broadcast center
Please note, eating and drinking will not be permitted inside the O'Reilly Theater and masks must be worn at all times.
*Vaccination and Entry Requirements: All guests 12 years or older are required to show proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 along with a photos ID for entry to the First Night Friends Lounge and indoor venues. Unvaccinated children under 12 do not need to provide a negative test but must be accompanied by an adult who complies with the health and safety policy, which can be reviewed in full at TrustArts.org/Welcome. Face coverings are required at all times. No indoor eating or drinking will be permitted.