New Year's Eve Ball Drop

The ultimate New Year's Eve party RETURNS to Downtown Fort Smith!

The Fort Smith Downtown Business Association (FSDBA) along with our great friends at First National Bank of Fort Smith5NEWSFort Smith Parks & Recreation and Holmes Erection are bringing the ball drop BACK to where all the fun happens in Fort Smith!
The ball will drop at midnight at 6th and Garrison. Garrison Avenue will be closed from 5th to 7th street with 6th street being closed from Rogers Avenue to North A. All our downtown restaurants and clubs will have great food and music, as well. For our great citizens on the avenue at midnight, we're going to have party favors for the first 500 people.

There will also be a VIP lounge on the first floor of the First National Bank catered by 21 West End. You MUST BE 21 or over to use the VIP lounge. Tickets will only be $50 and are LIMITED QUANTITY. You can get yours now by clicking here:
Special thanks to The Party Place for the balloon donation and to M & G Safety ( for the wine donation. We want to also thank Garrison Liquor for their support of the VIP Lounge.

Plus a FIREWORKS SHOW at midnight! We'll have fireworks from the roof of the Ward-Garrison Building AND fireworks at the amphitheater that will be able to be seen from Garrison Avenue, too!
Thanks to an anonymous donor, the late Bill NeumeierBrandon Chase GoldsmithJeff GoseyAJ's Oyster HouseHarry's DowntownNeumeier's Rib Room & Beer GardenPapa's Pub and PizzariaR Landrys New Orleans Cafe906 Lounge -Cocktails and MoreOlen & Co. MarketHero'sRooster's Blues BarPaul Capel and Kevin Dorey at 21 West EndFort Smith Coffee Co.Propak CorporationOld Town Grain & Feed Co.,5th Street Cafe and La Huerta Grill on Garrison for making this happen.

DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Smith City Center will also be offering "Ride the Elevator Home" room specials for only $59 each. Here's the link to "Take the Elevator Home":

We also want to thank Azalee Boutique for assistance with the party favors at midnight and the great City of Fort Smith, Arkansas - City Hall for letting us make this happen!

Come join us for the great family-friendly event in Downtown Fort Smith. We'll see YOU there!

#GoDowntownFS #FSDBA #BallDrop #NewYearsEve #Fireworks #FNB #5News

Event Properties

Event Date 12-31-2018 10:00 pm
Capacity 50
Available place 5
Individual Price USD50.00
Location First National Bank

Venue Information - First National Bank

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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The Fort Smith Downtown Business Association (FSDBA) meets every month on the second Wednesday at 6 PM. The location varies so please check our calendar of events for location information.
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