First Night Sandwich 2020 Set for New Years Eve

SANDWICH – With the end of the year fast approaching, residents in Sandwich are preparing for the First Night 2020 event that will kick off on New Year’s Eve.

Entering its eighth year of operation, the event is alcohol free and features live music and dancing, food vendors, ice sculptures, lighted giants in the village, a parade, and fireworks for a festive and family-friendly environment.

“We’re dedicated to having a program that’s good for families, basically it’s just a party for the town to get together,” said Program Director Suzanne Evans.    

“It’s a very happy event that seems to be drawing more people every year.”

Children can enjoy an enchanting fairy garden, face painting, a petting zoo, a juggler, and storytellers among many others.

“Last year was such a success that we were going to do it again this year,” continued Evans.

“We are absolutely positive that this year is going to be just as fun.”

First Night Sandwich 2020 is set to take place Tuesday, December 31st from 4 to 9 p.m. on Water Street and Main Street in Sandwich.

Buttons for the event are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, kids five and under are free.

To sponsor the event, make a donation, volunteer, or for button information, visit

About Luke Leitner

Luke Leitner grew up in Watertown Massachusetts and now lives in West Yarmouth on the Cape. He has been a part of the news team in the News Center since the spring of 2019. He studied business communications at Western New England University.
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