First Night Bethlehem

2023 First Night Logo

The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Bethlehem are pleased to present First Night Bethlehem 2023.

First Night Bethlehem offers family fun for all ages!  Join us for an all-outdoor event at Delmar’s Four Corners Saturday, December 31 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm to kick off the New Year and welcome 2023!  FREE for all and all are welcome!

Enjoy roving entertainment by Luke McNamee and our annual The Ice Man Custom Ice Sculpture, this year under a tent in front of Delmar Marketplace, while we gather at the Four Corners for a 6:30 pm show by Santore's World Famous Fireworks*, always a thrill!

*Staging and support for the fireworks display provided by Delmar Reformed Church; without their participation, First Night Bethlehem would not be possible!

Become a sponsor!  Sponsorship opportunities are still available through the Bethlehem Chamber Foundation.  Use this link to sponsor this event and make it special for everyone in the community.

Road Closures and Traffic Restrictions for December 31, 2022 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM (estimated)

Road closed: Delaware Ave from Adams Street to Kenwood Avenue

No parking on either side of the street: Adams Street from Kenwood Avenue to Adams Place AND Delaware Avenue from Adams Street to Dyer Terrace

Parking is only going to be allowed on one side of street only on Dyer Terrace, Nathaniel Blvd (from Dyer Terrace to Adams St), Adams Place (from Winne Rd to Kenwood Av), Adams St (from Adams Pl), Hawthorne Av (from Adams St to Wellington Rd) 



First Night 2023 Sponsors

Bryant Asset Logo
2022 Sunmark Credit Union
Community Bank 2022

New Year Sponsors

McSharry Logo
The Spinney Group 2022

Friends of First Night

Circle of Friends
School's Out, Inc.
Coffey Law PLLC
Friends of Senator Neil Breslin
Wildbird Junction Backyard Nature Shoppe
Bethlehem Central Teacher's Association

2022 Spectators
2022 Ice Sculpture
2022 Fireworks