Grab a Bite at First Night!

Celebrate First Night with Kettle Corn!

You’re sure to work up an appetite at First Night State College. You can enjoy some salty-sweet kettle korn. First Night is also a great time to visit downtown restaurants. We don’t want you to go home hungry!

Hanson’s Original Kettle Korn

Sidney Friedman Park
Noon – 10:00 pm

They produce delightfully different popcorn served fresh, sweet and warm from a copper kettle.  They also offer hot beverages including hot chocolate, cider, and coffee at the top of the Park.

UBBC First Night Soups & Sweets Takeout Café

University Baptist & Brethren Church, 411 S. Burrowes St.
4:30 – 8:30 pm

As you enjoy the community First Night activities on New Year’s Eve, plan now to have your choice of homemade soups, and sweets for takeout in the UBBC Courtyard, 411 S. Burrowes Street. This is a Youth Group fundraiser for National Youth Conference and FaithX Work Camps.

The Bean Box

100 Block South Allen Street
Noon – 10:00 pm

Since at least the 1850s, “tucker” is Australian slang for food. As in something that’s tucked away in one’s stomach. Stop by our mate from “down under”, Joanne Coyle’s new food truck for some Australian meat pies, treats, and hot beverages.

Annual First Night Chili Cafe

Faith United Church of Christ, 300 E. College Avenue
4:00 – 6:30 pm

Chili is back! Stop by to warm up and choose from a selection of chili varieties, as well as chili dogs, kraut dogs, beverages and homemade desserts.

As you enjoy a warming meal, you’ll also be supporting the ministries of Faith Church, including the Out of the Cold homeless shelter and Penguin Pack weekend.

Inside Out Cookie

100 Block South Allen Street
Noon – 10:00 pm

We set out to build a better cookie company. We tried cookies from every company we could find. Some were OK, some were great, but they all could be better! With 2 chefs and 5 years of teaching experience, we perfected our recipes to give you the best cookies anywhere!

Rebelz Mobile Cuisine

100 Block South Allen Street
noon – 10:00 pm

We are REBELZ.  We do NOT conform.  Our food is uniquely comforting, creative and above all – tantalizing!  We don’t make limits – we make trends!  Try our cuisine one time and you will be hooked, period.

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