Come out and play on New Years Day

What is Day 1 Dallas?

Returning for the second year in 2017, Day 1 Dallas is a family fair specifically designed for children and families to celebrate New Year’s Day together. This kid-friendly celebration will feature interactive activities, crafts and games, great food and a spectacular fireworks show. Come out and play on New Year’s Day at historic Fair Park.

Fair Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Parking Areas: 2, 5 and 6

Ticket Prices: Adults, $10; Children, $5
(Children 3 years old and younger get in free)

Ticket includes ALL activities AND the fireworks show.
The only additional cost is for food.

Day 1 Dallas Kids

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Fireworks & Fun Ticket

While Day 1 Dallas is geared toward families, we’re also offering a $5, evening-only ticket for anyone who wants to close out New Year’s Day with friends, food and fireworks.

The Fireworks & Fun ticket includes live performances by local musicians, food and drinks from the best local food trucks and prime spots for viewing the awesome fireworks show, which beings at 6 p.m.

What better way to end the first day of 2017 than with a beer in one hand, a taco in the other, and a spectacular fireworks show overhead? 

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Below is a sample map from our 2016 event. Please check back often for updates on Day 1 Dallas 2017!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY to one of the Day 1 Dallas 2016 First Families and supporter of Vogel Alcove, Roger Staubach!

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Thank you to all the wonderful supporters who came out to play on New Years Day! #Day1Dallas2016

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Volunteers

We couldn’t host this wonderful event without the help of many generous volunteers! Check back often for more information about volunteering at Day 1 Dallas 2017.

Become a 2017 Day 1 Dallas Sponsor

Day 1 Dallas will provide your organization with excellent brand visibility targeted to one of the most desired demographic groups: families with young children. Pre-event publicity will include online, print and digital advertising, social media messaging and broadcast media (through our partnership with WFAA Channel 8). On-site promotions will create thousands of impressions and generate goodwill toward your organization.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kyle Conway of The Sponsor Bureau.

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Sponsor Agreement


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1. Who is hosting Day 1 Dallas?
Day 1 Dallas is presented by Vogel Alcove, a nonprofit organization that helps children recover from the traumatic effects of homelessness. Proceeds from the event benefit Vogel Alcove and its mission.

2. How many people are expected to attend Day 1 Dallas?
We are expecting 20,000 children and adults to attend Day 1 Dallas 2017

3. How will Day 1 Dallas be promoted?
We will promote Day 1 Dallas through a robust paid media campaign that includes online, print and digital advertising, social and broadcast media (through our partnership with WFAA-TV). Audience impressions are expected to exceed 50 million.

4. What are the benefits of a Day 1 Dallas sponsorship?
We offer a variety of sponsorship levels for Day 1 Dallas. See the Sponsors Brochure to sign up.

5. What is the sponsorship deadline, and how do I become a sponsor?
The deadline for sponsorship submissions is August 31. Contact Kyle Conway of The Sponsor Bureau (kyle@sponsorbureau.com) to learn more.

6. Where and when will the Day 1 Dallas fireworks take place?
The fireworks will begin at 6 p.m., and the best place to watch them is on the Esplanade (between Centennial Hall and the Automobile Building).

7. Are there any activities for people without children?
Yes! While Day 1 Dallas is geared toward families, we’re also offering a $5, evening-only ticket for anyone who wants to close out New Year’s Day with friends, food and fireworks.

The Fireworks & Fun ticket includes live performances by local musicians, food and drinks from the best local food trucks and prime spots for viewing the awesome fireworks show, which beings at 6 p.m.

What better way to end the first day of 2017 than with a beer in one hand, a taco in the other, and a spectacular fireworks show overhead? 

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We D1D It Discount Card

In order to ensure that the family fun of Day 1 Dallas continues long after January 1, we have created the We D1D It Card. The card will provide discounts at a variety of Dallas-area retailers throughout the year.

Click here to see a list of retailers that are offering discounts with the We D1D It Card.