Looking for a fun way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Atlanta? As thousands of local residents, tourists, and college football fans prepare to ring in 2019 in Atlanta, the World of Coca-Cola put together a list of 10 things to do in the city (for football fans and non-fans alike) this New Year’s weekend.
World of Coca-Cola
It’s not too late to savor the season at here.! New Year’s Day is guests’ last chance to experience the attraction’s holiday celebration. Enjoy festive décor – including a 28-foot-tall walk-through ornament of holiday lights – and samples of the limited-time beverages Apple Pie Sprite and Gingerbread Coke, plus two seasonal exhibits that bring Coca-Cola’s connection to the holidays to life. Check out images of the attraction all decked out for the holidays
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Florida and Michigan will face off in the 51st annualat noon on Dec. 29 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Starting at 8 a.m., fans can cheer on their teams during the . Considered the official kickoff for game day, the parade will bring floats, classic cars, team mascots, marching bands and cheerleaders to the streets of downtown Atlanta before concluding at in the Georgia World Congress Center.
Gator and Wolverine fans looking to get in the football spirit early can make a splash at theon Dec. 28. From 4-8 p.m., guests can see tens of thousands of exotic and local marine life, while hanging with the teams’ cheerleaders and mascots.
College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience
For the complete football fan experience, don’t miss the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience. In celebration of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, from Dec. 27 through Jan. 2, the attraction will host, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the rich traditions and history of college football for a discounted rate of $17.99 for adults and $14.99 for children.
Music lovers can jam out for the last few hours of 2018 at a number of concerts around the city on New Year’s Eve – catch The Roots at the Coca-Cola Roxy, Widespread Panic at the Fox Theatre or the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s NYE Celebration at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center.
Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Atlanta Events
Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve parties are the perfect way to celebrate the new year with little ones AND get them tucked in bed on time. Fromto and the , there’s something for children of all ages and interests to enjoy.
Ponce City Market
Winter-enthusiasts can skate into the new year ten stories above Ponce de Leon Avenue. Perched atop the roof of Ponce City Market,on The Roof at Ponce City Market features a 3,500-square-foot ice skating rink. New this year, adult guests can keep warm in reserved igloos, complete with food and beverage service.
Live! at the Battery
The excitement at SunTrust Park doesn’t stop when the Braves’ season ends. Ring in 2019 at, taking place at Live! at the Battery on Dec. 31, from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. The party will feature all-inclusive food and drinks, live music, DJ performances, a champagne toast and a viewing of the Times Square Ball Drop on a 32-foot LED screen.
Go-getters can jumpstart their 2019 health goals at the. Runners will start the year on the right foot by participating in a 5K, one-miler or 50M dash. Races begin at 10 a.m. on Jan. 1 in Piedmont Park.
Embrace the chill with Atlantic Station’s coolest way to celebrate New Year’s!, Atlanta’s largest outdoor, open-air ice rink, is back for the season. Rent a pair of skates and glide along under the glow of twinkling holiday lights.