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New Year's Eve

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Rock in the New Year in Athens, Georgia!  Athens' live music scene is always "on," but throw in the celebratory vibe of New Year's Eve and there's no better place to mark the beginning of 2013!


From renowned restaurants to world-famous nightclubs to upscale hotels, Athens has all you need to plan the perfect New Year's Eve getaway.

  • Start with a special New Year's Eve menu at Five and Ten, Farm 255, or plenty of other amazing Athens restaurants.
  • Select your favorite entertainment options from the event listings below.
  • Treat yourself to a luxurious overnight stay in one of Athens' hotels

Make your plans and grab your reservation today!

Featured Events

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Athens Americana Music Festival, 7th Annual

APR
24
2014
Athens Americana is a four-night music festival featuring Athens, Georgia's finest folk, country, bluegrass, and… MORE

Athens Small Business Summit

APR
24
2014
The Athens Small Business Summit is a must-attend event for businesses of all sizes and ages. On Thursday, April 24… MORE

French Cinema Series

APR
24
2014
Ciné hosts off a series of five films celebrating both classic and modern French Cinema: LE WEEK-END -- April… MORE

Packway Handle Band

APR
25
2014
It all started in Athens, Georgia in 2001 during a most peculiar spell when 5 or 6 bluegrass bands circulated the… MORE

Twilight Criterium

APR
25
2014
The 35th annual Athens Twilight weekend is a professional cycling event and festival fun for fans, families, and… MORE

4th Annual Good Food Good Beer Block Party

APR
26
2014
Join friends for good food, good beer, good people, and good music, all to benefit a good cause. All proceeds go to… MORE

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Hodgson Singers and Friends

APR
26
2014
The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center has created a new family concert series called the Saturday Morning… MORE

Athens Americana Music Festival Closing Party

APR
27
2014
  Join music lovers at Hendershot's for Athens Americana Festival Closing Party featuring Aaron Lee Tasjan,… MORE

Double Dollars Dinner at The National

APR
27
2014
Chef Peter Dale is cooking a special dinner for the Athens Land Trust to support healthy affordable food for all. Grab… MORE

UGA Music Business May Day Festival

APR
27
2014
The thriving music scene in Athens, GA is jam packed with talent; just about everyone is in a band. But those bands… MORE

The Addams Family

APR
30
2014
"The Addams Family" is a smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia,… MORE

Athens Human Rights Festival

MAY
3
2014
The Annual Athens Human Rights Festival is a springtime political and cultural tradition in Athens. The festival… MORE

Indie South Fair's Springtacular 2014

MAY
3
2014
Indie South Fair presents their 7th annual Springtacular featuring 75 artists and crafters, plus food trucks,… MORE

Theatre Revival Tour: Festival and Francine Reed Concert

MAY
3
2014
The Fox Theatre Institute's (FTI) second annual Theatre Revival Tour showcases Georgia’s historic theatres and… MORE

Friends of 5&10 Supper Series

MAY
7
2014
 5&10 tries to honor their local sphere every day, an effort that is reflected in menu items like their… MORE

Guided Trail Hikes at Sandy Creek Nature Center

MAY
7
2014
The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will present "Guided Trail Hikes" on Wednesdays,… MORE

Third Thursday for Visual Art in Athens

MAY
15
2014
Third Thursday is a monthly event when art can be viewed in the evening hours on the third Thursday of the month at… MORE

Meet Author Cassandra King

MAY
20
2014
Avid Bookshop presents Cassandra King in celebration of her new book Same Sweet Girls Guide to Life. This event will… MORE

Running With the Dawgs 5K, 11th Annual

MAY
26
2014
Come celebrate Memorial Day in Athens, GA with the 11th Annual Running with the DAWGS 5K. The start/finish is located… MORE

Classic City Rollergirls vs. Charlotte Rollergirls: B-Dazzlers

MAY
31
2014
Come out and watch your favorite rollergirls in the first bout of the season: Classic City Rollergirls vs. Charlotte… MORE

Violinist Joshua Bell in concert with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

JUN
1
2014
The UGA Performing Arts Center has rescheduled the Joshua Bell recital that was postponed because of the winter storm.… MORE

Snake Day, 33rd Annual

JUN
7
2014
This popular annual event features a fun-filled afternoon exploring the misunderstood world of snakes! Attendees will… MORE

6th Annual Shakespeare on the Lawn: TWELFTH NIGHT

JUN
11
2014
Calling all Thespians! The Rose of Athens Theatre Company will be returning to Ashford Manor for its Shakespeare on… MORE

AthFest Music and Arts Festival, 18th Annual

JUN
18
2014
Experience 200 bands on outdoor stages and in Athens' renowned clubs. Original music, art, local film screenings,… MORE

Star Spangled Classic at Georgia Square Mall

JUL
4
2014
The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government announced that the annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks… MORE

Sprockets Music Video Festival

JUL
18
2014
Film Athens presents the 9th Annual Sprockets Festival featuring in competition music videos from Athens and around… MORE

Classic City Rollergirls vs. Vette City Roller Derby

JUL
19
2014
Come out and watch your favorite rollergirls in the first bout of the season: Classic City Rollergirls vs. Vette City… MORE

The Classic City International Film Festival

JUL
19
2014
This film festival will show features, shorts, music videos, and documentaries. Admission: $25 Full 1 Day Pass or… MORE