The LGBTQ-ATL leaves behind 2019 and enters 2020 with a New Year’s Eve slate of parties and performances sure to be packed with people.
Keep scrolling to make plans for a very busy Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
Click on each event name for more info.
An open bar leading into the big night with the BeltLine gays @ Guac y Margys, 7 p.m.
DJ Kimber’s dance party takes on the costumed theme of the new decade with fun and surprises @ Wild Heaven West End Brewery & Gardens, 9 p.m. facebook.com/nonsenseatl
Enter in the rear of Ansley Mall for fun countdowns on the hour, party favors and complimentary midnight champagne @ The Hideaway, 8 p.m..
Door fee has you covered for drinks, champagne toast, multi-levels and midnight breakfast @ My Sister’s Room, 7:30 p.m.
A tradition that never goes out of style is money falling from the sky. Get yours during the annual midnight cash drop @ Blake’s, 8:30 p.m.
Do up NYE with all the jocks and athletic supporters of Atlanta’s gay sports bar @ Woofs, 9 p.m. Get there even earlier for Georgia State in the Arizona Bowl, 4:30 p.m.
The indefatigable lady, her right-hand queen Charmaine Sinclair and all their queens offer a night of performances and specials to ring in 2020 @ Friends on Ponce, 9 p.m.
The annual white-attire throwdown with DJ Kidd Madonny, Mike Pope and Angelica D’Paige @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Hot guys, hot music, hot cash drop. What more do you need to know about a hot time in the old town @ Ten, 9 p.m.
A champagne toast at midnight, DJ beats to move your feets, and all the go-go boys you can handle all night long @ BJ Roosters, 9 p.m. bjroosters.com
Did someone say “open bar”? The only place in town with all-nude male entertainment is also one of the places where your cover charge covers all you can drink @ Swinging Richards, 10 p.m. swingingrichards.com
Find your friends bathed in blacklight as the Double DJ beats of Eric James and Fernando dancing you into the new decade. Also expect midnight champagne @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Southern Fried Queer Pride and Morph put on a trans queer POC fandango like no other party in town @ The Bakery, 10 p.m. southernfriedqueerpride.com
When men of color come out, they come to Bulldogs. Join them for DJ Caprice and all the special surprises @ Bulldogs. facebook.com/bulldogsbaratlanta
Dinner and a show with some of the best drag in Atlanta. Cabaret style performances and a delicious meal with your reservation @ Lips, early and late seatings. atldragshow.com
Living right in East Atlanta Village for more than two decades, the alternaqueers and cool kids start another year right @ Mary’s, 9 p.m. marysatlanta.com
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Keep going til sunrise @ Xion in BJ Roosters, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Energizer bunnies can’t stop dancing, and why would they with DJ Cindel in the house @ Heretic, 6:30 a.m.
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