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Pittsburghers ring in 2018

Megan Guza
| Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
People watch fireworks on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
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People watch fireworks on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Giggles the clown shows kids how to make balloon swords inside 5th Avenue Place during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. The cold temperature forced many First Night Activities inside.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Giggles the clown shows kids how to make balloon swords inside 5th Avenue Place during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. The cold temperature forced many First Night Activities inside.
Fire performer Davi Della Fiamma spits a ball of flame on the stage on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Fire performer Davi Della Fiamma spits a ball of flame on the stage on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Declan Sadock, 3, of Crafton looks out the window of the O'Reilly Theater on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Declan Sadock, 3, of Crafton looks out the window of the O'Reilly Theater on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Vendor David Moore New Years Eve paraphernalia  on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Vendor David Moore New Years Eve paraphernalia on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Wei-yuan Chen and Yen-Ming Tseng, both of Akron, OH,  try to keep warm on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Wei-yuan Chen and Yen-Ming Tseng, both of Akron, OH, try to keep warm on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Miles Swanson, 6, of Potomac, MD shows off his '2018' glasses on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Miles Swanson, 6, of Potomac, MD shows off his '2018' glasses on Penn Ave. during First Night Activities, downtown, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.

Sub-freezing temperatures couldn't keep revelers from ringing in 2018 in Downtown Pittsburgh Sunday night.

Wind chills pushed the feels-like temperature as low as -5 degrees, a forecast that pushed nearly all of the First Night festivities indoors – save for the annual Zambelli Fireworks display.

In its 24th year, the Cultural Trust has sponsored the event for the past 15. The art-centered celebration included ice sculptures, a silent disco, performances by fire dancers, a comedy showcase, dozens of other live performances, and not one, but two fireworks displays.

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