Music! Magic! Comedy! Fireworks! and Fun! New Year's Eve 2016

First Night Haddonfield

  • Haddonfield New Years Eve Fireworks 9PM  Gather around the Countdown Stage near the Town Clock on Kings Highway Dramatic Fireworks are the highlight of the evening!  Thousands of revelers will crane their heads skyward  to send 2016 off with an early bang and welcome in the New Year.
  • Headliner: Direct from Nashville, Shawn Gerhard’s Ultimate Tribute to Garth Brooks Inspired by Garth Brooks in the 90’s, Shawn grew up singing along with his radio to his favorite Garth tunes. He cultivated his silky-smooth vocals while performing in numerous venues throughout the United States. Shawn has shared the stage with countless recording artists like “Brooks & Dunn,[...]
  • HEADLINER! Grammy Award winning , DISCO INFERNO, “The Trammps!” The Trammps began in Philadelphia in 1972 featuring vocalist, Jimmy Ellis, Harold Doc Wade, Stanley Wade and Earl Young and traveled with as many as 11 members, culled from the ranks of the busiest and best musicians, many of whom also played[...]
  • Headliner:  Paul The Beatle  One-Man FAB! Singer-songwriter Bob Halligan Jr portrays Paul McCartney in a one-man Beatlemania-esque show he calls Paul the Beatle. This one-of-a-kind show covers the full career of McCartney as a Beatle and a solo artist in a singer-songwriter, theatrical format involving music, dialogue and onstage wardrobe[...]
  • Headliner IONA: A Winter Solstice Celtic Celebration Have you ever wondered about the origins of carols, or what wassailing is all about?  Would you like to join in the merriment of a Breton fest noz (night festival) during the Holidays?  IONA can spice up your Yuletide experience by wassailing with[...]
  • Headliner! Michel Lauziere- Master of the Unusual Comedy-One of First Nights favorite family shows returning after 7 years. –Michel Lauziere Artist of universal appeal, Lauzière is one of the few comedian-performers who can charm and entertain audiences of all social backgrounds, all ages, and all cultures. He is a combination[...]
  • HEADLINER! The Incredible BORIS- Direct from Canada Boris Cherniak is a multiple award winning comedian hypnotist, hypnotherapist, motivational speaker, actor and author. He regularly appears on television showcasing incredible powers of hypnosis and power of positive thinking. Boris motivates and inspires. He appears in upwards of 300 live performances a[...]
  • Demetria Bailey -Old School Jazz and Blues Delightful, Insightful and Deliberate…At the peak of her vocals, Demetria and her band “The Fellas” will take you to a place where you fall in love with old-school Jazz and Blues. She has traveled extensively, performing throughout the US and abroad.  You’ll love[...]
  • Benjamin Beirs– Direct from Paris, International Classical Guitarist Haddonfield is proud to welcome home its own International touring artist. Benjamin Beirs!! “A new generation of classical guitarist is coming onto the music scene – and many are no longer new to the dogma of the Segovia era. One of those is[...]
  • Diamond Reno’s Dynamic Tribute to Neil Diamond Are you ready to be “Forever in Blue Jeans”??  Is Your” Love on the Rocks??”Join Diamond Reno, a multi-talented entertainer, whose 20 plus years in show business has produced a” Dynamic Tribute to Neil Diamond”. Bring your “Sweet Caroline “and sing along to a great family show, performed by the[...]
  • Hotsy Totsy is a refreshing, new, original indie pop band out of Collingswood, NJ. This unique girls’ trio’s song gives a smart, cheeky wink and nod to the golden age of girl groups and pulls that sound forward into the present with renewed relevance. The band has recently appeared on[...]
  • Join First Night favorite Christopher Westfall as he returns to our stage.  With his pure, clear voice and uplifting songs, Westfall’s music is nothing less than a journey of spirit.  His voice has been compared to John Denver but he may surprise you with a little James Taylor or Gordon Lightfoot.  A minstrel of our time, Christopher Westfall presents old favorites and his own memorable pieces to legions of loyal fans.  Mr. Westfall gives new meaning to the word “concert” as he draws listeners in to his world of heartwarming music. Experience his ability to connect with people through song and in a way that is deep and enduring.

Music! Magic! Comedy! Fireworks! and Fun!


First Night Haddonfield is a family-oriented, alcohol-free New Year’s Eve festival featuring stimulating entertainment including magic, music, comedy, dance and theater for audiences of all ages from children and families to teens and seniors.


With the support of community leaders, police and fire departments, business owners, volunteers and committee, Haddonfield
is proud to host one of the longest running, fiscally responsible and culturally significant First Nights in the Country.


Are the highlight of the evening as thousands of revelers magically come together to celebrate the end of the 2016 and welcome the New Year


The stages are set in more than 15 different venues along Historic Haddonfield’s Kings Highway in the most stunning and historic buildings and churches in downtown Haddonfield.


Special entertainment and activities for kids 9 and under. Located at Haddonfield’s Central/Middle School Gym and All-Purpose room from 6:00pm – 8:30pm. Check the schedule for details!