New Year’s Eve in Athens Ohio

Date(s) - December 31, 2018
All Day

Bid adieu to 2018 and ring in 2019 in Athens County! So many events and holiday happenings to choose from Happy New Year from all of us to all of you.



The Dairy Barn New Year’s Eve Gala gives you the opportunity to dress in your ‘uniquely Athens’ formalwear for this NYE Gala! Dance in the New Year to music by Athens’ own Wild Honeybees. Catered by Purple Chopstix. Enjoy the cash bar & champagne at Midnight.

Begins at 8:00pm




Casa Nueva presents a crazy New Year’s Eve blow out! Hellnaw, D-Rays and Black Sabbath tribute band Electric Funeral join forces for an epic evening of Rock & Roll.

Begins at 10:00pm





The West End Cider House is hosting a New Year’s Eve Formal. Delicious fare catered by Pork and Pickles, music by Megan Bee and DJ Nicolas LittleHouse and a glass of cider to toast with at Midnight. Yum!

Begins at 8:00pm




Ring in the New Year at Athens Uncorked! Hosted by the fantastic Jasmyn LaBasha, this party will welcome nationally known entertainer Denise Russell for a one-hour show. Enjoy a special NYE dessert, champagne specials and of course, a toast at midnight.

Begins at 7:00 pm


Ring in 2019 at the Little Fish New Years Eve Party! Enjoy this a fun evening with friends, family, live music, a DJ, amazing food and beer. Chris Biester & a surprise guest artist will start off the night playing some live music and DJ Dad Bod will ring in the new year spinning vinyl records. The kitchen will be open late for pizzas, tacos and salads. At midnight they will pour a “Special Beer” that has been aging for over a year for the toast. As tradition, the fish decorated keg will be dropped from the ceiling for the countdown to 2019.

Begins at 7:00pm





Athens County’s original, family-friendly New Year’s Eve party, JIVE! is fun for all. Enjoy food, music, games and activities for children and so much more at this most special event. Delicious food from Purple Chopstix and music by DJ Ryan Stoltz. The ball drops at 7:00pm, so don’t be late!

Begins at 5:00pm


Gather your family a friends and head to Rollerbowl Lanes for a night of fun, ringing in 2019! Enjoy 4 hours of bowling, pizza, soda and so much more. Door prizes given out all evening, a 50-50 drawing and bowling games mean tons of fun!!!

Begins at 9:00pm


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.