Ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Atlanta

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014
Photo provided by Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta

Photo provided by Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta

If you live in the Atlanta area, you’ve got a plethora of options of ways to spend your New Year’s Eve.

So what should you do? Have you considered …

The Peach Drop

Where? Underground Atlanta

When does it start? 11 am

What’s happening? According to Peachdrop.com, “Festivities will continue well into the New Year with a variety of live performances, followed by the descent of the 800 pound Peach and a spectacular firework display!” Headliners this year will be Sugar Ray and Ludacris.

Cost to attend?  The event is free, but you’ll likely have to pay to park.

For more information, visit http://www.peachdrop.com/

Dance Hall Decatur

Where? DeKalb History Center in the historic courthouse, located at 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA.

When does it start? 8:30 pm

What’s happening? “Come out and dance with us as a professional DJ plays hits from the 1970’s to the present … Festive dress is encouraged. Represent your favorite musical style or decade if you like, or just show up prepared to dance!”

Cost to attend? “$25/$35 per ticket (discount for members). $15 for guests under 21 only, please!”

For more information, click here.

Mojo Pizza’s New Year’s Bash

Where? Mojo Pizza, located at 657 E Lake Dr, Decatur, GA

When does it start? 10 pm

What’s happening? “Join us for our second annual Mojo New Year’s Bash! We’ll be welcoming 2015 and sending off 2014 with music, drinks and the company of our friends and loved ones. You won’t want to miss it!” The lineup includes, Shampoo, Cinema Novo and Twin Studies.

Cost to attend? None listed

For more information, click here.

Nonsense NYE at the Marlay

Where? The Marlay House, located at 426 W Ponce De Leon Ave, Decatur, GA

When does it start? 9 pm

What’s happening? “Don’t pay crazy covers to deal with amateur partiers and listen to mediocre music when you can head to the Marlay for FREE and dance your face off with awesome friends to all your fave indie rock, house, pop, and electronic music from Kimber of NonsenseATL. A free champagne toast at midnight, confetti cannons, noise makers, party favors, and the best start to 2015 you’ll find anywhere. The choice is obvious, yeah? Yeah! Ring in the NYE right. See you there.”

Cost to attend? Nope

For more information, click here.

DKA 80’s New Wave Electro New Years Party

Where? Victory Sandwich Bar, located at 340 Church St, Decatur, GA

When does it start? 10 pm

What’s happening? “Matt Weiner and Chris Daresta aka Pyramid Club are going to be DJing on New Years Eve at Victory Sandwich Bar! We are going to be playing only the best Electro New Wave Synthpop Hiphop Funk Records DKA style. Victory is an awesome bar and have tasty food and hard beverages. We plan to dance the night away and would love to hang with you. Let’s Party!”

Cost to attend? None listed.

For more information, click here.

New Year’s Eve Party and New Year’s Day Brunch with The Bishop!

Where? The Bishop restaurant, located at 124 North Avondale Road, in Avondale Estates, GA

When does it start? 6 pm and 9 pm.

What’s happening? “Join The Bishop this New Year’s Eve for a four-course dinner, the Evan Hodges Jazz Trio, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. … Enjoy a special menu of watercress salad, seafood bouillabaisse, Beef Wellington and cherries jubilee. Call 404-692-5454 for reservations.”

Cost to attend? “The restaurant is taking reservations for 6 p.m. ($65 per person) and 9 p.m. ($75 per person).”

More information, “Drop by The Bishop for New Year’s Day brunch from 11 am to 4 pm Their menu features fried chicken and waffle sliders, shrimp and pimento cheese grits, prime rib Eggs Benedict and $5 drink specials. All brunch guests will receive complimentary black eyed peas and collard greens to start their year with luck and prosperity.” To see more details, click here.

New Year’s Eve Corndog Drop at Pallookaville

Where? Pallookaville, 17 North Avondale Plaza

When does it start? 8 pm

What’s happening? “The Pallookaville New Year’s Eve Kid’s Corndog Drop starts at 8 pm sharp, and the Fourth Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestrastarts at 8:30 pm! The official Corndog Drop is at midnight. Full kitchen and bar until 1:30 am Pallookaville will stay open until 2 am if needed. Plus, come by starting at 2 pm New Year’s Day for specials, including traditional greens and peas.”

Cost to attend? None listed.

For more information, click here.

Have an event you’d like to list? Email editor@decaturish.com. Be sure to include an address, a start time, a short description and tell us whether there is a cost to attend.

Also, please do not drink and drive. Cab companies will be busy and MARTA will also be extending its hours with trains running every 12 minutes. There’s no excuse to drive while under the influence, so please don’t do it. Stay safe.


About Dan Whisenhunt

Dan Whisenhunt is editor and publisher of Decaturish.com. https://www.linkedin.com/in/danwhisenhunt

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