All First Night outdoor events are free, and admission to indoor events requires the purchase of a First Night button. The button is $10.00 and is available at convenient stores throughout the city.
"Boston's city-wide First Night party includes hundreds of different indoor and outdoor locations, performances, and a thousand musical, dance, theater and other artistic performers.
First Night is a day long festival celebrating art and community in Boston. Perfect for families of any age."
Some of the events and city sites will include performances from Patti Smith and Her Band, ice sculptures, kid friendly entertainment and Boston Common Interactive Art.
Please check out the First Night website for further details.