New Year's Eve in Augusta

It's time to bid farewell to 2016, and welcome 2017 with open arms. During this special night, we raise our glasses and toast to a year well-spent and to the year ahead. So, put on your sparkly attire, let the Champagne flow and get ready to boogie the night away. There’s not a moment to be missed. Here is your guide to New Year’s Eve events in Augusta's River Region.


New Year's Resolution Hack

December 29 from 6 - 9 p.m. Home Downtown Yoga hosts Mind Lab with Tyler Mongan. Learn how to hack your future by applying scientific methods to goal setting and future creation. Before the New Year begins, gather and collaborate with like-minded people to gain clarity on life direction, uncover the challenges that are keeping you from your goals and discover how to overcome them, define a 3-month strategy, timeline and action plan for achieving your goals, reconnect with your inner-self and sense of purpose and align your heart/body/mind toward a single future. $40 per person (includes workbook to take home). Learn more on the Home Downtown Facebook page.


Family Friendly Countdown to Noon

December 31st 11 a.m. - Noon. Give yourself a break from Christmas Vacation and your kids a chance to play, sing, jump and dance to their heart’s content at Episcopal Day School's gym. Tara Scheyer and the Mudpuppy Band plays an hour long family friendly concert ending with a countdown to noon complete with balloons, noisemakers and a rocking Auld Lang Syne. Kids 2 and under get in free! Kids 3+ and grown-ups $5.


Black Tie Bash

December 31st from 8 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Put on your best suit or your favorite cocktail dress and ring in the New Year with style at Bodega Ultima. After dinner and drinks with friends, count down to the New Year and toast your future - then hop on the shuttle to SouthBound Smokehouse for the official after-party. $100 per person (includes all food & drinks - including beer, wine & bubbly). Get tickets on Bodega's Eventbrite page.


Dinner & Dancing

December 31st from 5 p.m. - 1 a.m. Start the night with a 5 course prix fixe dinner at the Partridge Inn with options like Tomato and Stone Fruit Tart, Chicken Consommé, Braised Short Rib Bordelaise, Roasted Partridge, and Tiramisu. Dinner reservations can be made from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. After dinner, the party continues with a light menu, live band, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Book the your package by calling the hotel at 706-737-8888 or on the Partridge Inn website.


Staycation Celebration

December 31st. Want to eat, drink, dance and have fun and just take the elevator to your room for the night? Then make plans to ring in the New Year at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. The $289 (plus tax) price per couple includes the NYE Buffett and Breakfast Buffet the next morning for two, a deluxe guest room, and an evening of fun led by the 14 Karat Gold Dance Band with a champagne toast at midnight. Book your package by calling the hotel at (706) 722-8900.

DJ Tribute Party

December 31st from 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. Head downtown for a free NYE celebration at Sky City with DJ CoCo playing musical tributes throughout the night.


Live Music

December 31st from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. Joe's Underground hosts a night of free live music by Dewayne Brock, Billy McNight, Riley Williams and Alan Culbreath to bring in the New Year. Celebrate with drink specials all night and a free champagne toast at midnight.


Midnight Madness

December 31st from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. Playground Bar presents DJ Kenny Crush and DJ Moses. Celebrate with champagne toast at midnight. $10 cover.