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City of Atlanta to Host 30th Annual New Year’s Eve Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta

Post Date:12/26/2018 12:19 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

Michael Smith, Press Secretary
404-546-1465, office
470-372-8752, cell
mismith@atlantaga.gov

 

Media Advisory

City of Atlanta to Host 30th Annual New Year’s Eve Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta

Jagged Edge and Better Than Ezra to Headline Atlanta’s NYE Concert

 

WHO:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Jagged Edge & 112 “The Xperience”

Better Than Ezra

           

WHAT:

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will join City of Atlanta residents and visitors at Underground Atlanta to witness the iconic Peach Drop, which signifies the closing of year 2018 and the welcoming of year 2019. The Peach Drop is an annual celebration on New Year's Eve that began in 1989 at historic Underground Atlanta.

 

Admission is free.

 

No weapons are allowed on the event premises and personal items such as handbags and book bags will be checked at all entrances.

 

Visit www.atlantaga.gov/nyeatl for more details.

WHEN:

Monday, December 31, 2018

6:00 p.m. – Underground Atlanta opens
7:00 p.m. – Entertainment begins

 

Street closures will begin at 3:30 p.m. around the following perimeter:

  • Peachtree Street to Wall Street                
  • Wall Street to Central Avenue
  • Central Avenue to Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard                
  • Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard to Peachtree Street

WHERE:

Underground Atlanta
50 Upper Alabama Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Entrances are located on Peachtree Street, Marietta Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

MEDIA:

For specific questions, please see the appropriate media contact below:

 

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms or the City of Atlanta

Michael Smith: mismith@atlantaga.gov

 

Public Safety

Carlos Campos: cacampos@atlantaga.gov

Cortez Stafford: cstafford@atlantaga.gov

 

MARTA or the Streetcar

Stephany Fisher: sfisher@itsmarta.com

  • For bus re-routes and Streetcar service advisories please visit www.itsmarta.com

     

  • For real-time service updates download the MARTA On the Go app or follow @MARTASERVICE on Twitter

     

  • To report suspicious activity, download the MARTA See & Say app

 

 

 

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Bottoms on Facebook and Twitter @KeishaBottoms

 

 

 

 

 

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