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Looking for a memorable outing this New Year’s Eve? Here are a few fun and festive ideas in the area to ring in 2022 locally.

Buford Church of God — A New Years Awakening Celebration

Fans of gospel music will enjoy a collaborative concert featuring Karen Peck & New River, The LeFevre Quartet, Sounds of Jericho, and Carolina to close out 2021 and start 2022 with a fresh, positive outlook in this encouraging, faith-filled celebration.

  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
  • 4800 S. Lee St., Buford 
  • Tickets: $15
  • For more information, visit bcog.me

Buford Church of God — Pray In The New Year

A special time of prayer and fellowship to pray in the new year will be held at Buford Church of God’s Family Life Center.

  • 11 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 4800 S. Lee St., Buford 
  • For more information, visit bcog.me

Che’ Bliss NYE Ball 

This black-tie evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a four-course seated dinner. There will be live entertainment from radio personality and DJ Rockin’ Roz, live music from Cool Beans and a comedy show with comedian Dayne Turner.

  • 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31 to Saturday, Jan. 1
  • 115 E Main Street, Suite C12, Buford
  • $100 per person
  • For more information, click here

The Legion in Sugar Hill — New Year’s Eve Party at the Legion

American Legion Post 127 will host a New Year’s Eve Celebration with live music by My Wicked Monkey, food and drink specials and a champagne toast at midnight.

  • 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 6196 Suwanee Dam Road, Sugar Hill
  • $15 for non-members, $10 for members
  • For more information, click here 

StillFire Brewery presents Drake Freeman

No stranger to north Gwinnett, Drake Freeman is a native of Atlanta who cut his teeth playing local venues. Now, he’s a rising star on the Nashville scene with two singles behind him. Drake’s southern rock style is similar to the Black Crowes, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Blackberry Smoke.

  • 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 343 US-23, Suwanee
  • For more information, visit stillfirebrewing.com

StillFire Brewing presents NYE 80’s Prom Party

Guests ages 21 and older will dance the night away in their mullets, teased hair, and gnarly ’80s outfits to live music from DJ Vanessa as they eagerly await the announcement of Prom King and Queen. 

  • 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 343 US-23, Suwanee
  • 770-927-8989
  • $15 – $20
  • For more information, visit stillfirebrewing.com

Tannery Row Ale House — NYE Playoff Blast

Tannery Row Ale House hosts an all-day New Year’s Eve celebration, beginning with the Alabama vs. Cincinnati game at 3:30 p.m., continuing with UGA vs Michigan at 7:30 p.m. with halftime and commercial break giveaways throughout. At 11 p.m., DJ Bud will host a New Year’s Eve party with a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast. Guests can enjoy $20 taco, hot dog, and potato buffet bars with $10 domestic beer buckets.

  • 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 554 W. Main Street, Building E, Buford
  • For more information, visit tanneryrowalehouse.com

37 Main — A Rock Cafe presents Double Take

Patrons ages 21 and older can enjoy music from ’80s cover band Double Take.

  • 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 37 East Main Street, Buford
  • $10 – $119
  • For more information, visit buford.37main.com

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball by Touch of Class Eventz

A New Year’s Eve masquerade ball will be held at Dacula Event Hall, hosted by Trilogy Entertainment and Touch of Class Eventz. 

  • 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 2300 Liam Avenue Northeast, Suite 209, Dacula
  • $50
  • For more information, click here

Aurora Theatre – New Year’s Eve Comedy Spectacular

If you’re looking to laugh the year away, join comedian Rob Cleveland at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville for a night in stitches.

  • 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31
  • 128 Pike Street, Lawrenceville
  • $18
  • For more information, visit auroratheatre.com

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