The anticipation of ringing in 2015 is now at the fingertips of guests attending First Night Raleigh 2015, in thanks to an innovative mobile app created exclusively for the Triangle’s favorite New Year’s Eve tradition. For the third consecutive year, Fidelity has sponsored the First Night Raleigh mobile app, created by Blue Pane Studio. It can be downloaded for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
The First Night Raleigh mobile app is designed to enhance the planning of the festivalgoer, as well as seeing what is “on tap” as the night progresses. The First Night Raleigh 2015 mobile app can be downloaded at:
Apple App Store here
Google Play Store here
The mobile app will provide a complete list of all performances and activities happening during First Night Raleigh 2015. With an interactive map that will show where events are and easiest routes for access, festivalgoers can plan their own New Year adventure. Other features include:
- Bookmarking for activities to customize an itinerary, which can be shared with friends and family.
- Rating scale of individual performances.
- Social media connections to First Night Raleigh’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
- Tips on financial New Year’s resolutions and links to learn more about career opportunities at Fidelity.
“Fidelity is pleased to extend our partnership with First Night Raleigh 2015 in helping thousands of people navigate the events downtown on December 31,” said Gene Delsener, Senior Vice President and Regional Co-Site Leader of Fidelity N.C. “This year we’ve added information to the app that will assist folks in working towards their financial resolutions and proactively plan for 2015 and beyond.”
“We continue to be incredibly grateful for Fidelity’s support, which is not only making possible our First Night Raleigh mobile app but is also bolstering our efforts to integrate the latest technology into our interactive arts programming, like this year’s Moving Pieces Theatre’s Displaced presentation,” said Michael Lowder, Artsplosure Executive Director. “We’re pleased that festivalgoers will be able to create their own adventure and take advantage of all of the ‘out of this world’ programming that we have for this New Year’s Eve.”