Top 5 Happenings to Ring in 2022 Around Atlanta

This year has looked a little different, and the holidays have been no exception! With so many changes over the past several months, it can be tricky to find a way to celebrate the New Year that we are all so eager to embrace.

Whether you are looking to kick off 2022 with some new resolutions (or even enjoy breaking old ones!), this year offers several events to celebrate the holiday. From kid-friendly countdowns to cocktails without the kids, we have you covered with our Top 5 Ways to Ring in the New Year Around Atlanta for 2022!

  1. Atlanta Wine Festivals New Years Eve
    Friday, December 31st | 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    City Winery
    Ring in the new year with an incredible selection of wines, music, great company, and delicious food at the Atlanta Wine Festivals New Year’s Eve! The holiday celebration features live music by Davis and The Love and a DJ on the Main Stage, premium selections from City Winery’s own chefs, and a variety of cocktails and beer.
  2. Noon Year’s Eve at Skyline Park
    Friday, December 31st | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Skyline Park
    Kids will enjoy live entertainment, complimentary snacks, and a ton of festive fun! At 11:59 a.m., be sure to gather around for the countdown with confetti poppers at Noon. The ice skating rink will also be open! Tickets are $10 on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
  3. Georgia Aquarium’s NYE Celebration
    Friday, December 31st | 8:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Georgia Aquarium
    Atlanta’s most unique New Years Celebration invites you to drop your anchor and dine and dance your way into the new year! Experience the Aquarium’s newest exhibit,  Sharks! Predators of the Deep while doing an ocean of good. All proceeds from the event help fund Georgia Aquarium’s research and conservation efforts around the globe.
  4. Resolution Run
    Saturday, January 1st | 12:00 a.m.
    Georgia Tech | Bobby Dodd Stadium
    Now introducing Atlanta Track Club’s first midnight race, the 5Kis a great way to spring into the new year right as the clock strikes midnight! The race will set off at 12:00 a.m. on the Georgia Tech Campus, finishing inside Bobby Dodd Stadium.
  5. Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
    Thursday & Friday, December 31st & January 1st

    Atlanta Botanical Gardens
    Both evenings are considered Peak Nights, so be sure to grab your tickets since the Gardens are reducing capacity out of an abundance of safety! The Atlanta Botanical Garden will be shimmering and sparkling with every color of the rainbow, giving the Garden’s 30 acres a spectacular light show with over 1 million energy-efficient lights! Cozy up with a warm beverage while taking in the holiday glow glittering throughout the new colorful Glowing Grove along the Flower Walk, oversized flowers leading to Ice Goddess, and lighted sculptures from the 2021 Summer Exhibition, SUPERnatural: Glass Art by Jason Gamrath.