Jump into 2024 by celebrating with the city of Athens! Whether you’re here to party or want a quiet night in, the Classic City has many things to offer on New Year’s Eve.  Restaurants such as Five and Ten and The National offer delicious meals to satisfy your taste buds, and of course, live music venues like Georgia Theatre and Nowhere Bar will provide you with great music as you dance your way into 2024.

New Year's Eve Music

Georgia Theatre

You won’t want to miss Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac Tribute at the Georgia Theatre! This authentic and incredibly talented band will make you dance, sing along at the top of your lungs, and you’ll even learn something new about Fleetwood Mac at each performance. Doors open at 8 p.m. with the show starting at 9 p.m. Ticket prices start at $35 and can be bought here!

Southern Brewing Company 

Come ring in the new year with DJ Mahogany at Southern Brewing Company! Buy an all-inclusive ticket for a great live performance, a Mellow Mushroom pizza buffet, party favors and a special toast at midnight. The party is from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. and tickets are $50!

Nowhere Bar

Launch the New Year with a drink and some punk rock! Nowhere Bar is hosting bands Mercyland, Shehehe and Stacks on New Year’s Eve. Come out for a good time and some live music!

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

The World Famous

Come one, come all, to this tragic affair! It's a FREE emo/punk cover show at the World Famous in Athens! Featuring music from My Chemical Romance (by Murder The Mood), System of a Down (by The Getaway Company) & Misfits (by Ghoul Hand). Music starts at 9pm and goes until the countdown! Wear your best new year's duds and be a part of the Black Parade to ring in the new year!

Athentic Brewing Company

A very special MOTOWN NEW YEAR’S EVE concert at Athentic Brewing Company featuring The Original Splitz Band. Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door (includes your first beer for 21 & up only). All ages welcome (must be 21 & up to drink). Doors @ 8pm- Music from 9pm to just after midnight. Featuring food pop-up with breakfast for dinner from BasKat, and Athentic NYE tradition of a ‘ham drop’ at midnight!

New Year's Eve Restaurant Specials 

The National 

Yes, New Year's Eve is on a Sunday, and yes, The National will be open for dinner with seating from 5-9 p.m. The restaurant will be serving an a la carte menu with decadent specials sprinkled with regular favorites. Show out in your sequins and stop by The National! Reservations are available via Resy. And rumor has it, you can then "cheers" at midnight at their sister bar The Old Pal with a cocktail and a dance party!

Five and Ten

Interested in a more quiet and serene experience to ring in the New Year? Then visit Five & Ten for their special NYE dinner in their contemporary southern style. Enjoy the three-course meal for $75 or the five-course meal for $105! Make reservations on their website

Puma Yu's

Head to Puma Yu's for a very special New Year's Eve menu! They will be doing a service under the structure of the Puma Yu’s Supper Clubs, meaning a coursed-out tasting menu with optional drink pairings. Puma Yu's is usually closed on Sundays, so take advantage of this special menu and evening!  Reservations are encouraged and can be made on their website. 


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