A little cold weather didn't deter First Nighters from enjoying the traditional parade down Boylston Street tonight.
Marchers wished watchers a happy new year; some threw glow sticks or applied reflective stickers to the faces of little kids:
What would a parade be without dragons?
After the dragons came several groups organized as trains on each of the four subway lines:
One truck driver said enough of this "Not Art" stuff:
Plenty of stilt walkers walked:
One puppet towered over Boylston:
The parade ended at Charles Street, followed by the traditional 7 p.m. "family" fireworks.