Organizers Cancel Outdoor Portion of First Night Celebration

4 years 4 months 3 weeks ago December 31, 2012 Dec 31, 2012 Monday, December 31 2012 Monday, December 31, 2012 2:37:00 PM CST in News

COLUMBIA - Organizers of the family-friendly "First Night" event in downtown Columbia said Monday they were cancelling the outdoor portion of New Year's Eve celebration, including the processions and fireworks. The run/walk event was planned to go on at 4 p.m. as scheduled. 

The group plans to go ahead with all indoor entertainment and events Monday night. The midnight finale will now take place at the Missouri Theater beginning at 11:30 pm.

  • Venues for activities include:
  • The Missouri Theater
  • Missouri United Methodist Church
  • First Christian Church
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Calvary Episcopal
  • Columbia City Hall

The First Night web site has information on schedules and admission.

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