Events and Parties to Celebrate the New Year!

Peach Drop 2018
Underground Atlanta
December 31; 11AM until 3AM
Free Admission
Underground Atlanta hosts the Southeast's largest New Year's Eve gathering. Over 150,000 patrons congregate on the streets downtown for the Peach Drop each year to watch an 800-pound peach descend from its 138-foot tower of lights to its resting place, where confetti showers over attendees and dazzling fireworks light the sky.

The Battery Atlanta - December 31
Starts at 5:30PM
The Battery Atlanta will send 2018 out in style with the second annual New Year's Eve Bash presented by Xfinity, featuring an early countdown geared towards families and a late-night show leading into midnight. The early innings, for those wishing to ring in the New Year early, will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Plaza. The Heavy Hitters and BLOOPER will be on hand as Braves in-game host Mark Owens counts down till the ball drops at 8 p.m. The late innings festivities start at 9 p.m., with the 12South Band providing the entertainment from the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage. The midnight countdown will include pyrotechnics and 2019 will begin with a confetti and aerial fireworks display. The Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta is offering a special VIP experience for New Year's Eve. Guests will enjoy music by Atlanta's Contagious Band, a live DJ, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a reception-style buffet, plus beer, wine, a signature cocktail and party favors in the Battery Ballroom. At midnight, guests will watch the firework display from the rooftop pool. Tickets to the VIP experience are available for purchase at $150 each.

Downtown Countdown
Southern Exchange @ 200 Peachtree
December 31 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Downtown Countdown at Southern Exchange is an exhilarating night full of entertainment and top-notch party luxuries like a premium open bar, gourmet food menu and midnight champagne toast. Live performances by DJ Suspense spinning Top 40, Hip Hop, House & Dance. Enjoy state-of-the-art lighting and sound system in the Whitehall Ballroom.

Westin Peachtree Plaza Downtown
December 31, 8:30pm - 1:30am
NYElectric 2019 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Downtown Atlanta offers one the biggest and best NYE Countdown in the Atlanta area. This mega hotel sits 73 stories up and has 2 amazing ballrooms. Top Atlanta DJs play a blend of House & Top 40 hits. Five hours of premium Open Bar and appetizers from 9 pm - 11 pm. Champagne toast on dance floor and video countdown.

New Beers Eve
Front Page News & Tijuana Garage L5P
Sunday, December 31, 9pm - 1am
Atlanta Beer Festivals hosts the 7th New Beers Eve on December 31 at Front Page News and Tijuana Garage in Little 5 Points. This is an all-inclusive event with appetizer buffet, well liquor, house wine, and over 40 beer options. Live music from ONE Headlight, DJ Qtip and more. Tickets are $70 advance, $80 after Dec. 21, and $95 day of event. All details and tickets can be found at

Dropping of the Edelweiss
The Festhalle in Helen, GA
1074 Edelweiss Strasse 706.878.1908
Celebrate New Year's Eve this year in the mountains of beautiful Helen, GA. The 6th annual Dropping of the Edelweiss rings in the New Year with heavy hors d'oeuvres, full cash bar, a live band, dancing, music and fun. At midnight countdown the Edelweiss drop followed by a champagne toast. Doors open at 8 for this family friendly NYE event. $20 per person; $35 per couple; kids under 6 free; ages 6-12 half price. Tickets available at

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center @ City Springs
December 31 at 8:00pm
Ring in the New Year in style at City Springs with an unforgettable evening of music and celebration! The Grammy® award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra kicks off the evening in the Byers Theatre with a program of orchestral pops favorites, featuring trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden and vocalist Francine Reed. Stay for a late night party in the Studio Theatre with the Francine and the Joe Gransden Big Band, complete with a champagne toast at midnight.



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