New Year’s Eve 2019: Where to see fireworks in metro Atlanta

While many soak up the booze and hope for a midnight smooch when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, some just want to see fire light up the sky.

If you’re looking for the best places to see a fireworks spectacle, the AJC has you covered. Below are five places you’re guaranteed to see a show as we enter a new decade.

» RELATED: No Peach Drop this year, breaking 30-year tradition

New Year’s Eve Bash at The Battery Atlanta

Join the late night innings portion of the festivities near Sun Trust park to catch confetti and an aerial fireworks display.

6–8 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

The Battery, 800 Battery Ave. SE No. 130, Atlanta, GA 30339, Atlanta

Free to attend

Kids' Early New Year's Eve Celebration

Children will be fast asleep by midnight, but that doesn’t mean they have to miss a fireworks show. At Stone Mountain Park, an early showing of fireworks and a snowfall will prematurely welcome 2020 for youngsters.

8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain,30083

Free with Christmas All-Attractions pass starting at $49.95 and annual Mountain Membership beginning at $59.95.

» RELATED: 13 places to get your fireworks fix in Atlanta

New Year's Eve at Topgolf 

At the Midtown and Alpharetta locations, you can, of course, practice your best swing. But you can also catch some fireworks for all NYE package holders.

9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Topgolf Midtown: 1600 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW, Atlanta

Topgolf Alpharetta: 10900 Westside Parkway, Alpharetta

Cost beginning at $270 bay reservation

City Market New Year’s Eve

Not quite in the metro area, the fireworks display on Savannah’s Tybee Island at this time of year gives Fourth of July fireworks a run for their money.

9 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Savannah City Market, 219 W Bryan St., Savannah, GA 31401

Free to attend

» RELATED: Why Atlanta is one of the best cities in the US to ring in the new year

The Possum Drop

Another spectacle outside the metro, the event is too unique to ignore. A huge fireworks show rounds out the event characterized by the dropping of a taxidermied possum.

6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31


Free to attend