Top 5 Happenings to Ring in 2021 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.

We have you covered with our Top 5 Ways to Ring in the New Year Around Atlanta for 2021!

  1. Atlanta Wine Festivals New Years Eve
    Thursday, 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 Coast Guard and a DJ on the Main Stage, a premium buffet from City Winery’s own chefs, and a variety of cocktails and beer.
  2. Noon Year’s Eve at Skyline Park
    Thursday, December 31st | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Skyline Park
    Kids will enjoy live entertainment, complimentary snacks, arts & crafts stations, balloon artists, face painters, and a ton of festive fun! At 11:59 a.m., be sure to gather around for the countdown to an eco-friendly rooftop balloon drop at Noon! 
  3. Chick-Fil-A Bowl
    Friday, January 1st | 12:30 p.m.
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium
    The Mercedes-Benz stadium becomes home to this New Years favorite! The top-ten matchup of 2020 will see nationally-ranked teams in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl’s 53rd Anniversary Game. Among the most competitive bowl games in the country, the Bowl leads all other bowl games in charitable and scholarship contributions.
  4. Resolution Run
    Friday, January 1st | 8:00 a.m.
    Atlanta Track Club
    With both virtual and in-person race options, Atlanta Track Club’s Resolution Run is a great way to get the entire family moving! Help complete 2,021 laps in person or 2,021 miles (collectively!) from home. 
  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 larger-than-life plant giants from Imaginary Worlds: Alice’s Wonderland.