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2017 Shark and Theme
Oh Those 60s !
First Night's Shark in the Park captures the theme for First Night Chatham 2018 - Oh Those 60s !. To see the key to all the 1960s pictures on the Shark, see the First Night Shark page.

Visit Chatham's Sharks in the Park in Kate Gould Park between Memorial Day and the end of June; then they will move to the lawn of the Eldredge Public Library. For more information about Sharks in the Park, visit their website at

Town Photo Available
The Town Photo is available!! Printed photos may be purchased at the Chatham CVS.

To view the Town Photo online, with deep-zoom viewing that allows you see individual faces, see the Town Photo 2016-2017 page.

Volunteer News
26 Years and Counting ... On You!
Now in its 27th year, First Night Chatham could not occur without hundreds of Volunteers. We have added more pages about Volunteering and all the great Volunteers who make First Night happen. Start at the new All About Volunteers page, and from there you can view the Volunteer Recognition page, and the Volunteer Signup pages.


Welcome to
First Night Chatham

Come join us for First Night Chatham!
We are a family-friendly, alcohol free, town-wide celebration of the arts with over 70 performances and events.

December 31st, 2017 will be First Night Chatham’s 27th New Year’s Eve celebration. It’s a full day of fun and entertainment, starting with the Town Photo at the Chatham Lighthouse at Noon, and culminating with Fireworks at Oyster Pond at the stroke of midnight.




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