Enjoy your Champagne at a rock concert, a gala, or even an improv show with this year’s festivities.
Noon Year’s Eve at Fernbank
The Fernbank’s fete ends at 2 p.m., not 2 a.m. Dance to DJ Willy Wow, sample applesauce mocktails, and get your photo taken with a dinosaur while you wait for 2,000 balloons to drop.
Noon Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND
The balloons drop at noon at this LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta kid-friendly celebration. Build with LEGOs before and after the countdown, too.
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
The Cougars take on the Seminoles at this college playoff at the Georgia Dome.
New Year’s Eve: New Home Edition
Celebrate 2016 and Dad’s Garage new home in the Old Fourth Ward with two improv shows.
Silicon Valley‘s Erlich performs stand-up at Atlanta Improv’s final night.
EDM sensation RAC Live headlines the Grand Hyatt Atlanta party.
Buckhead NYE Block Party
Enjoy the last hurrah of the Andrews Entertainment District with a six-hour open bar, DJs spinning house and Top 40, and big screens showing the Times Square ball drop.
Mario Lopez hosts the first exclusive shindig at 200 Peachtree, complete with DJs, performance art, a gourmet buffet, and a midnight Champagne toast.
The all-female Atlanta garage rock band plays the Earl, along with three other local acts.
See the ramblin’ man himself as he plays at Atlanta Symphony Hall.
The local favorite singer-songwriter strums two shows at Eddie’s Attic.
New Year’s Eve with The Motet
Funk up your night with this Colorado band at Variety Playhouse.
Mudcat & Friends
The 22-year tradition continues with a night of rollicking blues and a champagne toast at Northside Tavern.
The Athens group plays everything from prog rock to trance to Michael Jackson covers. Listen to it all at the first of their three shows at Terminal West.
The New Orleans soul/rock band makes a stop at the Buckhead Theatre.
Hear Athens’s favorite jam band rock out the Fox Theatre.