It's almost 2020 and we're going to celebrate with all things bubbly and bright this New Year's Eve in the Classic City!  Athens, Georgia has plenty of spots that will make saying hello to 2020 much more fun.Hotel’s such as the Graduate and Hotel Indigo offer quality stay packages, while restaurants such as Five and Ten and home.made offer a delicious meal to satisfy your taste buds. As always, live music venues 40-watt Club and Georgia Theatre will provide you with great music as you dance your way into 2020.


Georgia Theatre

40-Watt Club

Dance your way into the New Year at the 40-watt club for the Booty Boyz New Year's dance party from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Tickets for this event are $10. Ring in 2020 with Athens' favorite rump shakers.

Georgia Theatre

The Georgia Theatre will host the Marcus King Band on Monday, December 30 and Tuesday, December 31. On December 30, doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the show at 8:30 p.m. On New Years Eve, doors open at 9 p.m. for the show at 10 p.m. 

The Foundry  

The Foundry is roaring back into the '20s with their 2020 New Year's Eve Party. The Emerald Empire Band will play a mix of jazz classics to bring you back to the '20s and music from today. DJ ChiefRocka will start at midnight. Tickets to the event include hors d'oeuvres stations throughout the Foundry, a dessert station, midnight champagne toast, balloon drop, Emerald Empire Band show and a late night set by DJ ChiefRocka. The event will be from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 

For more live music venues, visit our live music page. 


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Hotel Indigo

Drop by Hotel Indigo to ring in the New Year with PUMP the band. The party starts in the Rialto Club at 8 p.m. and the band goes on at 9 p.m. Hotel Indigo offers New Year’s Eve packages that includes overnight accommodations, tickets to the event, champagne toast at midnight, and breakfast for 2 on New Year's Day. 


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Five and Ten

Interested in a more quiet and serene experience to ring in the New Year? Then visit Five & Ten for their contemporary southern cuisine. This 4-course menu also includes vegetarian and gluten-free options. 


Home.made will be open for New Years Eve. More information regarding New Year's Eve Dinner will be announced soon.

For more dining spots in Athens, check out our restaurants page