New Year's Eve in Athens, GA

Although Christmas is coming right around the corner and holiday festivities are in full swing, we all know it's never too early to start thinking about New Year's Eve and all the festivities that come along with it, as well. It should come as no surprise that Athens knows how to throw an NYE celebration. So whether you're looking to get in on an all-inclusive package at Hotel Indigo or Graduate Athens, or want to see a show at the Georgia Theatre or 40 Watt, there is sure to be something rockin' going on so you can ring in the New Year the right way - in the Classic City.

Hotel Indigo:

Go retro with a pair of tickets to see the Highballs, complimentary champagne, and festive amenities with a New Year's Eve package at Hotel Indigo. What better way to spend the holiday than to have Hotel Indigo take care of every detail for you? All you have to do is book today and get excited.

Georgia Theatre:

The GATH is hosting their 2nd Annual "New Rears Eve" Ball Featuring the Booty Boyz with special guest DJ My Chemical Bromance, beginning at 9 p.m. and starting at just $5. Ring in the New Year with Athens' favorite rump shakers.

40 Watt Club:

At the 40 Watt, Pylon Reenactment Society (feat. Vanessa Briscoe Hay) will perform on Saturday, Dec. 30. Tickets start at just $5, so come out to support an Athens native band and start your celebrations one night early.

Southern Brewing Company:

Head over to the Southern Brewing Company from 7 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. for their New Year's Eve Extravaganza! A celebratory beer list will be featured including some new beer cocktails, and Georgia's 2016 entertainer of the year, The Matt Brantley Band, will provide the live music! Biggum's Bar-B-Que and Craft Public House will be on site for food options. A fire will be going in the fire pit and multiple pouring stations will be open as well as an area for closing tabs. SBC is ready for a crowd, so be sure to consider this extravaganza in your special plans!

Graduate Athens and The Foundry

Set sail this New Year's Eve with endless package options from the Graduate and a show by Yacht Rock Schooner you are sure to enjoy. The all-inclusive package for two includes dinner, one-night deluxe accommodations, complimentary champagne, early VIP access to the show, and a late night breakfast. The options are endless and there is a plan to suit everyone. 2018 is off the port bow!


As you can see, there is more than enough fun to be had this New Year's Eve in Athens, GA. Stay tuned for more events and info, as there is always more to be added. In the meantime, start planning your holiday festivities for this joyous season in Athens! Be sure to consider some of our award-winning restaurants and use this holiday weekend as an opportunity to check out The National, Five & TenSeabear, Iron Factory, and many more for a special NYE weekend meal.