General Info

PLEASE NOTE: All the detail that follows was for First Night Burlington 2017 (12/31/2016)! Check back for General Info on First Night Burlington 2018 (12/31/2017) on September 1. Thank you!

FIRST NIGHT BUTTONS AND TICKETS* ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE THROUGH SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30 UNTIL 4PM and PHONE ORDERS UNTIL 6PM on DECEMBER 30!

Buttons and tickets may also be purchased in person at the First Night “Pop-Up” Box Office, Burlington Town Center, lower level, beginning December 1.

  • Adult Button: $18 (increases to $22 on December 31)
  • Child Button (ages 3 to 12): $5
  • Student Button (age 13+ with valid ID): $10
  • Family Pack: $42 (available until December 24, midnight)

First Night “Pop-Up” Box Office Hours:

  • Monday-Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm (December 1-December17)
  • Monday-Friday: 10 am to 6 pm (December 19-December 23)
  • Saturday, December 24: 10 am to 2 pm
  • Monday-Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm (December 26-December 31)

Beginning December 1, First Night buttons will also be available at these regional sales locations.

NOTE: Adult buttons will increase to $22 on December 31 – the day of First Night 2018.

*A ticket is required in addition to a First Night button for selected performances on the Flynn MainStage and FlynnSpace on December 31.  A ticket without a button WILL NOT grant admission to these Flynn shows. The ticketed performances are:

  • Circus Smirkus, Flynn MainStage at 2 pm and 4pm
  • FLYNN, Myra Flynn & Friends, Flynn MainStage at 7:30pm
  • Swale, Flynn MainStage at 9:30pm
  • Gang of Thieves, Flynn MainStage at 10:30pm
  • The House of LeMay, FlynnSpace at 10:30pm

A Convenience Fee of $5.25 is applied to all online and phone orders, no matter the size of the order. First Night Burlington accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards.

NOTE: Adult buttons will increase to $22 on December 31 – the day of First Night 2018.

Buttons and tickets not required for child under age 3. The Child button is for youths ages 3 through 12. The Student Button is for ages 13 and up with a valid student ID.

The ticket price for age 3 and up is $5.

PLEASE NOTE: After December 9, Canadian orders will be held for pick-up. After December 15, ALL web and phone orders will be held for pick-up on December 31 at our “Will Call” location in the lobby of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts on Main Street.

Please call the First Night office at (802) 863-6005 if you would like to arrange for an earlier pick-up between December 20-30. The convenience fee still applies to these orders.


DONATE BUTTONS

First Night buttons are not refundable.  You can donate First Night buttons to families and individuals in need by calling the First Night office at (802) 863-6005 and ask for Muffie Milens. Your donated buttons will be forwarded to the city of Burlington and distributed to folks in need.