With milder-than-usual weather in the forecast for New Year's Eve, a larger turnout is expected in downtown Buffalo for its annual ball drop. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says preparations are going smoothly for next week's celebrations.
First Night Buffalo is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Each year, the drug and alcohol-free event invites people from all around Western New York to celebrate the start of a new year by offering a night full of family-friendly activities.
Even though temperatures are expected to be in the single digits Sunday - families can still get out and celebrate New Year's Eve in comfort. The community is invited to the 29th annual First Night celebration inside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
The annual alcohol-free, family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration, known as First Night Buffalo, will again be held inside the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center. Event partners offered a preview of this year's activities.