New Year's Fun for Everyone!

First Night Haddonfield

  • Haddonfield New Years Eve Fireworks Kings Highway 9:00 pm Dramatic Fireworks are the highlight of the evening!  Thousands of revelers crane their heads skyward on Kings Highway to send 2014 off with an early bang and welcome in the New Year.
  • Returning for their 4th appearance on the First Night stage, these 4 sister,” Direct from Ireland” are one of our most popular acts. Living up to their great reputation of giving a captivating and entertaining live performance , “ ,The Orphans” combine their own original pop/rock music with the Ceili tradition style, The Screaming Orphans continue to offer up a great blend of pop and traditional Irish music. Their musical reputation has led to collaboration on recordings with Baaba Maal, Afro Celt Sound System, Peter Gabriel and Joni Mitchell. The band has released 10 albums of both original pop/rock and traditional Irish Music. Their wide and varied sound has been compared to The Cranberries and The Chieftains.
  • For the last four years, The Unexpected Boys have amazed audiences and garnered international acclaim as the top Four Seasons tribute act in the world!  They have headlined in such cities and venues as The Atlantis Hotel and Resort in Dubai. They have also opened for Diana Ross, Dionne Warwick, Deborah Cox, and Chubby Checker, and were recently featured on the season finale of The Housewives of New York.  With unmatched vocal talents taken only from the world of Broadway, these Jersey wise guys sing the unforgettable hits like Sherry, Let’s Hang On, My Eyes Adored You, and Walk Like a Man in a customized performance that you will never forget.
  • The Doo-Wah Riders have appeared in concert with: Garth Brooks, George Strait, Alabama, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and The Oak Ridge Boys. The Doo-Wah Riders have served as a back-up band for: Billy Ray Cyrus, Neal McCoy, and Lee Ann Womack, The Doo-Wah Riders recorded with Byron Berline on his Grammy nominated CD, "Fiddle and a Song".  The band appeared in the movie "Basic Instinct", starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone.
  • Unexpected Surfer Boys’ Beach Boys Show Haddonfield High School Auditorium 7:30 – 8:30 pm Since 2007, The Unexpected Boys™ have been rocking the world of Corporate Entertainment with their smash hit Four Seasons tribute act.  After countless requests, we’ve delivered our next blockbuster.  We’re asking you to grab your surfboards and[...]
  • Kid Friendly New Years Eve Entertainment Haddonfield Central All Purpose Room and Middle School Gym 6:00 – 8:45 pm Special entertainment and activities for kids 9 and under. Located at Haddonfield’s Central/Middle School Gym and All-Purpose room from 6:00pm – 8:45pm. Our kid friendly New Years Eve entertainment is sure to[...]


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 on Kings Highway to celebrate the end of the 2014 and welcome the New Year


The stages are set in over 20 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 – 8:45pm. Check the schedule for details!