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Wednesday, December 31
 

12:00pm

Faneuil Hall Ice Sculptures
Giant Ice Sleigh
West End Performance Area between Quincy Market and Historic Faneuil Hall at 
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Hop on board a giant ice sleigh with your friends and family while enjoying live music from local musicians.

2015 Ice Statue
West End Performance Area between Quincy Market and Historic Faneuil Hall at 
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Take your picture at a 50” tall “2015 Ice Display” to mark the New Year and…enjoy live music by local musicians.

Olaf and Sven
Entrance to the North Market Promenade at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Meet Olaf the snowman and Sven the reindeer and grab a photo with these fun ice sculptures designed for children and enjoy live music specifically geared toward the kids as well.

Blink! Ice Throne
South Market Performance Area at Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Climb the giant ice throne and have your photo taken with the largest holiday tree in the Northeast as your background – the Blink holiday tree!  Live entertainment will also help you get in the mood to celebrate the New Year.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 12:00pm - 11:45pm
Faneuil Hall Marketplace 1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109

2:00pm

Ice Sculpture: Ice Crystals, by Don Chappelle/Brilliant Ice Sculpture
Created by Don Chappelle - Brilliant Ice Sculpture. On display all day. Sponsored by Proctor & Gamble/Gillette.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 2:00pm - Thursday January 1, 2015 12:00am
Copley Square Boylston Street

2:00pm

Ice Sculpture: Ice Dragon, by Don Chappelle/Brilliant Ice Sculpture
Created by Don Chappelle - Brilliant Ice Sculpture. On display all day.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 2:00pm - Thursday January 1, 2015 12:00am
Copley Square Boylston Street

2:00pm

Ice Sculpture: Inspired, by Steve Rose/Ice Effects
A Multi-Themed Ice Sculpture: Celebration, Innovation, Inspiration, and Imagination. Created by Steve Rose Ice Effects. On display all day.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 2:00pm - Thursday January 1, 2015 12:00am
Boston Common Frog Pond Boston Common Frog Pond

2:00pm

Ice Sculpture: Tadpole Playground, by Steve Rose/Ice Effects
Ice-carved children playing amongst the bronze tadpole sculptures. Created by Steve Rose Ice Effects. On display all day.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 2:00pm - Thursday January 1, 2015 12:00am
Boston Common Boston Common

5:30pm

First Night Grand Procession
The First Night Grand Procession is led by different sections of the Back Alley Puppet Theatre and the Puppeteers Cooperative, whose founders have participated in all 39 First Nights in Boston.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Boylston Street

7:00pm

Mugar Family Fireworks
The Mugar Foundation and Boston 4 Productions will once again present the Boston Family Fireworks on Boston Common at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 31, 2014. This 10-minute fireworks display takes place in the intimate setting of the Boston Common Ballfield (at the corner of Boylston and Charles) where revelers -- of all ages – will have a front-row view of this pyrotechnic extravaganza.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Boston Common Boston Common

7:30pm

FIGMENT
FIGMENT Boston 2015 brightens Boston Common with 20 innovative, interactive art projects.
The public is invited to play with art that temporarily transforms public spaces into wildly creative places that disappear without a trace while breaking down the wall between spectator and artist!

Wednesday December 31, 2014 7:30pm - Thursday January 1, 2015 12:00am
Boston Common Boston Common

12:00am

First Night Midnight Fireworks

The First Night Midnight Fireworks will transform the skies above Boston Harbor into a brilliant tapestry of color, light, and sound when the clocks strike twelve. A complete sensory experience unlike anything else, this spectacular display is produced by Boston 4 Productions.


Thursday January 1, 2015 12:00am - 12:10am
Boston Harbor