For the first time ever, Vienna will hold its very own First Night Vienna on Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The event will feature live music at four stages, geared to all ages.
The weather forecast is for clear skies Tuesday and Tuesday night. Temperatures will be chilly so be sure to bundle up.
Presented by the Vienna Business Association and the Town of Vienna, this alcohol-free celebration will be held in the heart of town on Historic Church Street. The evening will include food, entertainment, music and hands-on activities.
This free event will feature food trucks, give-aways for children, and two New Years celebrations ( 9 p.m. for younger children and a finale at midnight).
Directions, Parking, Street Closings
- First Night Vienna will be held in the vicinity of the Church St. NE and Dominion Road NE intersection in Vienna, near the Vienna Town Green and along the W&OD Trail.
- Church Street will be closed between Center Street and Mill Street
- Handicap parking at Bike Trail Parking Lot (In/Out will be open from Maple Avenue)
- Suggested General Parking Areas: Closed businesses along Mill Street (access from Ayr Hill) and Maple Avenue; Vienna Presbyterian Church lot; surrounding streets
Locations and Entertainment Schedule
First Night Vienna will be held in different spots around town, surrounding the Freeman House, and on the street in the heart of historic Vienna.
1. A heated Main Tent will be located at the Caboose Parking lot on Church Street:
- 7-7:45 p.m. Groovy Nate - kids music, puppets-comedy
- 8-8:50 p.m. The Great Zucchini -magic & comedy
- 9 p.m.- midnignt. After Hours Band DANCE PARTY- Rock, R&B, Soul, Motown, Disco, Groove, Swing.
- Midnight – New Year’s Eve celebration
2. Concorde Masonic Lodge 307, 146 Church St. NE
- 7-7:45 p.m. TBS Band - Rock, Pop Punk
- 8-8:45 p.m. Stealin' The Deal - Country Rock and Blues
- 9-11:50 p.m. Linwood Taylor BLUES JAM! - Guest Artists Cathy Ponton King and Mike Melchione
3. Caffe Amouri - 107 Church St. NE
- 7-7:30 p.m. Camille Thornton - McLean Idol
- 7:30-8 p.m. Ethan Schaefer - 2012 Vienna Idol
- 8-8:30 p.m. Scott Butler - Rock Troubadour
- 8:30-9 p.m. Suburban Hearts - Singer-Songwriter Duo
- 9-9:30 p.m. Ethan Schaefer - 2012 Vienna Idol
- 9:30-10 p.m. TBS Band - Rock & Pop Punk
- 10-10:30 p.m. Jessica Yellowitz - Vienna Idol 2nd
- 10:30-11:30 p.m. Suburban Hearts - Singer-Songwriter Duo
- 7-7:45 p.m. Jessica Yellowitz - Vienna Idol 2nd
- 8-8:45 p.m. Justin Trawick - Folk-Rock-Urban
- 9-9:45 p.m. Silver City Country – Bluegrass, Honky Tonk, Folk
- 10-10:30 - Scott Butler - Rock Troubadour
- 10:30-11:30 - Polly Baker - Country