Ring in the New Year and the New Decade in Athens!

Say farewell to 2019 and celebrate the dawn of a new decade Athens County! So many events and holiday happenings to keep the party going.

Happy New Year from all of us to all of you.



The Annual New Year’s Eve Party at The Dairy Barn gives you the opportunity to dance the night away, ringing in the New Year, with music by The Randy’s. Heavy appetizers courtesy of Texas Roadhouse and a cash bar provided by Neon Cow Bar.

8:00pm – 1:00am




You are invited to Little Fish on Tuesday, December 31st from 7:30pm-1:00am for the New Year’s Eve Party, 2020!

It will be a fun evening with friends, family, live music, amazing food and beer. Cole Powers will start the night off with an acoustic set and Darrin Haquard’s Band will bring will bring you into the new year.

The kitchen will be open late. Using locally sourced ingredients to make pizzas, tacos and salads.

At midnight there will be a “Special Beer” toast. The fish decorated keg will be dropped from the ceiling for the countdown to 2020.


7:30pm – 1:00am





The West End Cider House is hosting NYE 2019: Roaring Into the 20s!

Bring out that vintage or modern ’20’s fashion for a night of fun at the Cider House! Enjoy life music from Woody Pines, delicious local fare from Pork and Pickles, and a Cider toast at Midnight.

$10 at the door
$100 VIP Tables

Table seating will be up for sale, and features VIP table service throughout the night. VIP ticket sales will begin on Wednesday December 11th, and they go fast!






The Birth Circle presents Athens’ only family-friendly Jive! New Year’s Eve event! Music, dancing, kids’ activities, a raffle with excellent prizes generously donated by local businesses are some of the entertainments, and the New Year’s ball will drop at 7:30 pm. A nursing room for new babies and their families will be provided. Don’t miss this opportunity to ring in the New Year with other families and support The Birth Circle! Families in all stages have a great evening celebrating the New Year together.

5:00pm – 8:00pm



Gather your family a friends and head to Rollerbowl Lanes for a night of fun, ringing in 2020! Enjoy 4 hours of bowling, pizza, soda and so much more. Celebrate 2019 and bring in 2020! This event is kid and family friendly. All included in the New Years package is 4 hours of unlimited bowling, shoes, 1 large pizza per 6 people, 1 pitcher of soda per 6 people, and door prizes! You receive all of this for just $25.00.

9:00pm – 1:00am


Be sure to check out our events calendar for even more New Year’s Eve events. And don’t forget to book your stay at one of our fabulous hotels, B&Bs or cabins.

Check out additional events as they are added by keeping up with the events page of our website and on our Facebook page.