Ringing in the New Year on Cape Cod

How will you celebrate the beginning of 2014?
First Night festivities in Sandwich last year. Photo courtesy of First Night Sandwich/Sandwich Community TV.

It is hard to believe 2013 is coming to an end. But that means it is time to celebrate the beginning of 2014.

Here on Cape, there are two First Night celebrations--a long time Chatham event and a Sandwich event, now in its second year. Both islands are also hosting New Year's Eve celebrations.

Be sure to check with your favorite Cape Cod club, restaurant or bar to find out if they are offering a New Year's special. Many locations are serving up a special dinner, other are offering drinks, dancing and music. See the CapeCodToday.com calendar here.

Here's a peek at the Cape's 2014 festivities courtesy of CapeCodTravel.com:

After a successful First Night last year, the 2nd Annual Sandwich First Night will ring in the New Year yet again on the Upper Cape.

The festivities begin at 4pm in Sandwich. At 6pm, a “bioluminescence” parade will travel down Main Street and the Grand Finale Countdown Extravaganza starts at 9pm.

The parade will feature sea-creatures, swimming fish, and a giant Neptune.

This is a non-alcoholic event, so it is very family friendly. There will be puppeteers, a mask making workshop, storytellers, magicians, face-painting, and more.

The theme this year is “Light Up The Town” and it is sure to be memorable and fun.

For a full list of events, check out the website.

Find out more about First Night fun on CapeCodTravel.com.

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