Ringing in the New Year in Downtown Atlanta? The Best Places to Ring in 2016

If you are visiting or new to Atlanta, get ready to ring in the New Year right. Atlanta is known as a city that takes ringing in the New Year with flair, and there is a wide variety of things to do all throughout the night. In fact, it’s actually one of the most popular New Year’s destinations in the entire world!

Whether you’re looking to have a reserved New Year celebration, you’re looking to take in the sights, or just trying to find the best parties for New Year’s, take your plans into account when you make your hotel reservations in downtown Atlanta. Look to make New Year’s 2016 the best way to kick off the New Year by planning your trip around the perfect way to send off the old and bring in the new.

Looking to Take in the Peach Bowl? Get Your Tickets Early

One of the biggest events in Atlanta on December 31 is the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, an annual tradition since 1968. This year’s noon kickoff promises to once again be one of the biggest college sporting events of the year and feature two of the nation’s top programs in an exciting head-to-head matchup.

If you’re looking for a great way to spend those few daytime hours before the night’s festivities, the Peach Bowl promises to be a good bet for an exciting time. The Peach Bowl is an Atlanta tradition, so make sure to grab your tickets as early as you can if you’re planning to go to the Peach Bowl and look at hotels near Georgia Dome to make your stay that much easier.

Local New Year’s Celebrations

When the sun goes down, the real party starts. Atlanta has a lot of nightclubs, festivals, and other celebrations to help get the party started. From the Buckhead New Year’s Eve Block Party to the famed Masquerade Ball at 595 North, no matter where you are, you are going to have a lot of choices regarding the type of celebration you want to mark your calendar change.

Depending on whether you are a fan of dance parties, neighborhood revelries, or just old-fashioned fun at the local gastropub, you can be sure that almost every place you can think of will be ringing in 2016 with open doors and a festive atmosphere. Check the local weekend paper and see what’s going on all across the city. There are also websites with lists of events in every area of the city according to your tastes. Finally, if you are really not sure, feel free to ask the good folks at local hotels, which themselves are often known for festive New Year’s celebrations as well. So no matter what type of venue you prefer for a New Year’s celebration, you’ll find the perfect place to ring in your New Year in Atlanta.

Of course, if you’re looking for the biggest event in Atlanta, there’s only one choice.

The Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta: The Southeast’s Biggest New Year Event

If you’re looking for the biggest event in the southeast for your New Year’s celebration, the good folks at Atlanta hotels will refer you to the Peach Drop. This massive event starts at 11 a.m. on December 31 at Underground Atlanta with carnival rides, some of the biggest stars in music, excellent food and an open-air venue as 2016 kicks off in a big way.

All of the events for Underground Atlanta’s celebration bring thousands upon thousands of visitors to take part in all the festivities before watching the 800-pound peach drop to kick off the New Year. Many visitors come just for the Peach Drop, so if you’re not sure where to go and just want to see a massive and spectacular New Year’s event, make sure to get to the Peach Drop a good while before midnight. There will be plenty of action going on, and you’ll be right in the middle of Atlanta’s giant, televised New Year’s festivities. If you’re going to be in the city and want to see just how big the celebration can get, book your Atlanta accommodations today.

No matter how you choose to ring in the New Year, stay in the center of all the action by booking your downtown Atlanta accommodations at the Ellis Hotel. At the Ellis Hotel, our intimate size, personalized service sets us apart from the rest, as our friendly staff takes care of your every need to help your New Year’s celebration go off without worry. Best of all, we are the closest full service hotel to the Peach Drop celebration. Start your new year off right, and book your boutique hotel accommodations at the Ellis Hotel today.

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