Start me up: New Year’s Weekend in gay Atlanta

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imageIt’s not like gay Atlanta really needs an excuse to have a good time, but if there was ever a good reason to party, it’s New Year’s Eve. That goes double when the holiday falls on a weekend. Check out the roster for both Friday and Saturday.

Oh yes, brothers and sisters. With the 1st on Saturday this year, more than the usual suspects keep the good times rolling directly into New Year’s morning with balloon drops, champagne pops and guest DJ bops. And because too much is never enough and just in case you still have some in you, the special events continue into New Year’s Night.

Just a few choice selections for both days appear below, but every gay watering hole in town welcomes all comers on Friday night. Click on the ones that interest you for details, and if you don’t see the place you’re looking for below, check our full Friday calendar for more options.

Nude Year’s Eve
w/Le Sexoflex (top photo), La Chansons & DJ Homosexual

Drunken Unicorn, 10 p.m.

imageNew Year’s Eve
w/DJ Mike Pope benefiting Joining Hearts
(second photo)
The Heretic, 9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Bash
Bellissima, 8 p.m.

Party Like A Rock Star
Amsterdam, 9 p.m.

Attack of the New Year’s Eve Party Monster
Mary’s, 9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Bash & Show
My Sisters’ Room, 9 p.m.

imageNew Year’s Eve Party
w/DJ Michael Tank
(third photo)
Jungle, 10 p.m.

Traxx New Year’s Eve Blowout
Traxx Atlanta, 9:30 p.m. – 5 a.m.

WassupNAtl New Year’s Eve
El Gato, 10 p.m.

The Red Carpet Affair IV
The Groove, 10 p.m.

imageOverhaul All Night After Hours
w/DJ Martin Fry
(fourth photo)
Spring 4th Center, 3 a.m. – 8 a.m. (Jan. 1)

Carioca New Year’s Morning Party
w/DJ Alex Cohen
Heretic, 6 a.m. – noon (Jan. 1)

Disco Hangover
Mary’s, 9 p.m.

imageNew Year’s Day Party
w/DJ Eddie Baez
(bottom photo)
Jungle, 10 p.m.

DJay McCracken
The Heretic, 10 p.m.

Wassup N Atl New Year’s Day Party
Vita-Buckhead, 10 p.m.

Hangover Pajama Party
My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m.


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