Events and Parties to Celebrate the New Year!
Peach Drop 2018
December 31; 11AM until 3AM
Start 2018 off right at the Southeast's largest New Year's Eve gathering. 175,000 patrons have congregated on the streets around Underground Atlanta 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 event is rumored to move to Woodruff Park. Visit Peachdrop.com.
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
January 1 at 7:30PM
Returning to Atlanta in 2018, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will be played on Monday, Jan. 1. This year's edition will host the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class induction ceremony. With the National College Football Hall of Fame just steps away, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the city of Atlanta will make their mark as the heart of college football for years to come. Visit cfapb.com for tickets.
Southern Exchange @ 200 Peachtree
December 31 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
For the 14th consecutive year, Atlanta's marquee New Year's Eve party is has moved to its new location at the Southern Exchange on Peachtree Street. This energetic event 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.
IRIS NYE Experience
2715 Buford Hwy. (770) 240-0377
December 31, 10pm - 4:00am
The number one EDM New Year's Eve event in the Southeast returns for its 7th sold out year. Last year featured live performances by RUSKO (LIVE), FYER Live; SKRILLEX brother, Leah Culver (MK Ultra); plus a massive super jam session. Special guest support by Ployd, Eddie Gold, Stranger Candy & over 15 DJs spinning in four different atmospheres filled with Atlanta's best sound, lighting, and laser system. Home of the $2500 balloon drop, free champagne toast and tons of NYE swag, noise makers, cash & prizes. Visit IRISPresents.com for more info.
New Beers Eve
Front Page News & Tijuana Garage L5P
Sunday, December 31, 9pm - 1am
Atlanta Beer Festivals hosts the 6th 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 The Geeks Band, DJ Qtip and more. Tickets are $70 advance, $80 after Dec. 22, and $95 day of event. First 100 tickets sold just $60. All details and tickets can be found at AtlantaBeerFestivals.com.
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 5th annual Dropping of the Edelweiss rings in the New Year with heavy hors d'oeuvres, 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 HelenChamber.com.
Atlanta Wine Festivals New Year's Eve
City Winery - Ponce City Market
Sunday, December 31, 9pm-1am, VIP 8pm
Atlanta Wine Festivals New Year's Eve is an all-inclusive party with premium buffet, liquor, beer, and great wine options. Held at City Winery within Ponce City Market, this event features Live music and DJ. General Admission tickets are $99 advance and go up to $109 after Dec. 22. They are $119 day of event. The first 100 tickets sold are just $85. VIP Tickets include 8pm entry and exclusive VIP bars and are $139 advance, $149 after Dec. 22 (not available day of). First 50 just $125. All details and tickets can be found at AtlantaWineFestivals.com.