Say goodbye to 2022 and say hello to 2023 in style by ringing in the new year watching a fireworks show at some of Atlanta’s best New Year’s bashes, rooftop bars, bridges with iconic views and more. Check out our guide to watching fireworks in Atlanta as we clink champagne and toast to a new year.
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New Year’s Eve Bash at The Battery Atlanta
Swing into the new year at The Battery Atlanta’s New Year’s Eve Bash, presented by Xfinity. Starting at 6 p.m., check out festivities in the Plaza, followed by a Baseball Drop and performance by Justin Roberts at 8 p.m., followed by more festivities and a grandiose fireworks display at midnight.
Location: Cumberland - 800 Battery Ave SE; Website: batteryatl.com; Contact: 404-494-1150
Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta
The Peach Drop is back! The last time Atlanta’s signature New Year’s event graced the city was back in 2019. This year, the Peach Drop will be back at Underground Atlanta, kicking off festivities at 6 p.m. and ending with the traditional drop of Georgia’s favorite fruit at midnight. Performances include Jermaine Dupri with Da Brat, Jagged Edge, YoungBloodZ, Drivin n Cryin, and Blanco Brown.
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Location: Downtown - 50 Upper Alabama St; Website: undergroundatl.com
17th Street Bridge
Serving as the connecting bridge between Midtown Atlanta and Buckhead, the 17th Street Bridge offers unparalleled views of Atlanta’s various skylines, and even better views of all the various fireworks being set off from all directions. Best of all, it is completely free!
Location: Midtown - 1380 Atlantic Dr NW
This Buckhead bar located on the rooftop of Hyatt Centric next to Lenox Square will be hosting a Masquerade Soiree on New Year’s Eve. Cheers to 2023 with amazing views of Buckhead, Midtown and Downtown fireworks as you dance all night with friends to a live DJ and enjoy delicious food and drinks.
Location: Buckhead - 3301 Lenox Pkwy; Website: hyattcentricbuckheadrestaurantsatl.com; Contact: 470-391-1234
Drawbar at the Bellyard Hotel
Say farewell to 2022 at Drawbar, West Midtown’s luxurious bar at the Bellyard Hotel. Dance to live music, make memories at the photo booth, enjoy the balloon drop, toast to champagne and head on over to the balcony to enjoy fireworks with unparalleled Atlanta views.
Location: Westside - 1 Interlock Ave NW; Website: bellyardhotel.com; Contact: 404-806-8333
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RT60 at REVERB by Hard Rock Downtown Atlanta
Located downtown near Castleberry Hill, RT60 at the new REVERB hotel will be hosting a New Year’s Eve bash with a complimentary champagne toast, specialty cocktails, bites and fantastic views of Centennial Olympic Park fireworks. RSVP is required and there is complimentary entry for the first 200 people who attend.
Location: Downtown - 348 Mitchell St SW; Website: reverb.hardrockhotels.com
Jackson Street Bridge
If rooftop bars and dance parties aren’t your thing, you can still get fireworks views from one of Atlanta’s most iconic vantage points at the Jackson Street Bridge, made famous by The Walking Dead. It’s completely free and can provide a unique shot of what has become one of Atlanta’s most photographed locations.
Location: East Atlanta - 433 Freedom Park Trail