Whether you’re cheering at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, rocking out to live concerts, attending late-night parties or watching the annual Peach Drop, Atlanta offers a variety of ways to celebrate the New Year. Families, couples, friends and more - look no further than your own community for the very best opportunities to ring in 2019!
Late Night New Year’s Fun
Atlanta NYElectric New Year’s Eve Countdown at Westin Peachtree Plaza
Located 73 stories above the busy streets of downtown, this ultimate New Year’s Eve party features a five-hour open bar with four top Atlanta DJs and complimentary party favors.
Downtown Countdown at The Southern Exchange at 200 Peachtree
This event is said to be Atlanta's biggest, most talked-about New Year’s Eve mega-party. The glamorous event venue will feature an exhilarating night full of entertainment and top-notch party luxuries like a premium open bar, gourmet food menu and a midnight champagne toast.
Atlanta Wine Festivals New Year’s Eve at City Winery
Located in Ponce City Market, the popular music venue will feature an all-inclusive party with a premium buffet, liquor, beer and great wine options, and live music with a DJ!
New Years Eve with Yacht Rock Revue at Park Tavern
This party literally has it all, from an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, sushi, midnight champagne toast, S'mores and live entertainment from Atlanta’s most [in]famous '70s and '80s cover band. Plus, a midnight breakfast buffet includes Krispy Kreme doughnuts!
Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta
Atlanta has been ringing in the New Year with the Peach Drop ever since its conception in 1989. After a brief hiatus in which the event moved to Woodruff Park last year, you can once again celebrate the new year back at Underground Atlanta and watch the 800-pound peach drop as you countdown to midnight.
Date Night on New Year’s Eve
New Year's Eve at Dad's Garage Theatre Company
Ring in the New Year with a belly full of laughs and champagne! There's one show at 7 p.m. and another at 10:00 p.m. featuring the company’s best improv actors.
Sips Under the Sea: Black & White New Year’s Celebration at Georgia Aquarium
There’s no better way to experience the world’s largest aquarium and one of Atlanta’s top destinations – after hours and without kids! This is a black-and-white cocktail party and aside from ringing in the New Year with whale sharks, sea otters and African penguins, this event is also a special fundraiser for the vital research and conservation programs at the aquarium.
New Year’s Package at Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
Experience New Year's Eve in the heart of downtown Atlanta with luxurious accommodations, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot's Yellow Label Brut champagne, a New Year's Day breakfast at Prime Meridian and much more. Whether your New Year's Eve plans include a romantic evening in or an exciting night out on the town, Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center's Toast to the New Year package is the perfect way to welcome 2019.
For the Kids
Kids' Early New Year's Eve Celebration at Stone Mountain Park
During Stone Mountain Christmas on Dec. 31, Stone Mountain Park will operate the Christmas event from 2 – 9 p.m. and ring in the New Year with snowfall and an early countdown. Immediately after the Snow Angel Snowfall and Fireworks Finale, the New Year’s Eve activities will begin with costumed characters, music and dance-a-longs. At 8:59 p.m. the early countdown will begin and when the clock strikes 9 p.m., snow and fireworks will usher in the early new year!
New Year’s Bubble Bash at Children's Museum of Atlanta
Come to Children’s Museum of Atlanta for a dance party, special guests, bubble-wrap fireworks, and some new surprises. This year, you can choose from two celebration times, with countdowns at noon and 3:30 p.m.
Noon Year’s Eve at Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Ring in the new near a full 12 hours early with Atlanta's biggest party animals. This special family celebration will include a kid's DJ, an appearance by the Georgia Bubbleman, party hats for the first 500 guests, and a countdown to a balloon drop at noon.
Noon Year's Balloon Drop at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta
Be sure to arrive before noon at LEGOLAND to watch 600 balloons drop from the ceiling, plus receive a complimentary Noon Year's trinket. In addition to the balloon drop, help the LEGO FUNgineers as they work on a large "2019" group build and snap a picture with your child’s favorite LEGO character!
Happy New Year!
Whether you choose to attend one of Atlanta’s amazing New Year’s Eve parties or stay at home cuddled on the couch, we hope 2019 is your best year yet! Stay up-to-date on all things Atlanta this new year at www.knowatlanta.com.