Top Places to Celebrate in Buckhead Atlanta

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Just north of Atlanta, the thriving city of Buckhead exhibits all the charisma of an affluent upscale lifestyle while keeping true to its classic southern charm. From trendy dining locations to contemporary art exhibitions, the youthful energy makes this neighborhood a lively place during holiday celebrations. Here are a few event highlights happening during the holiday season that are sure to be a memorable conclusion to 2022.

Holiday Nights and Garden Lights

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Located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is renowned for blending nature and fun in a one-of-a-kind experience. During the holiday season, however, guests can explore the gardens in a whole new light at the 12th Annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights experience, Atlanta’s favorite holiday tradition. Over 2 million lights will illuminate the night sky until January 14th, where fan-favorite displays like the Tunnel of Light are accompanied by new twists, including a colorful grove along the Flower Walk, and a 25-foot-tall Ice Goddess.

Game Day Before New Year’s Day

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Looking to celebrate the new year at the end zone? Kick back with family and friends while watching the University of Georgia take on Ohio State at this year’s Chick-Fil-A-Peach Bowl. Hosted at the home of the Atlanta Falcons, the Mercedes Benz Stadium is a driving force for sports and entertainment in Downtown Atlanta. The Annual Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl is sure to gather sports fans nationwide to celebrate the end of the year while cheering on their favorite teams.

Winter Wonderland Up on the Rooftop

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Nothing is quite like making memories with the family during the holiday season, and Ponce City Market’s Noon Year’s Eve Celebration aspires to continue the family fun. The rooftop will become a winter wonderland equipped with ice skating and igloos, while overlooking the breathtaking Downtown Atlanta skyline. This mid-day New Year’s Eve party is a must for Buckhead residents, as the Ponce City Market never fails to deliver jaw-dropping views and an enjoyable time.

The Return of the Iconic Atlanta Peach Drop

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While New York City celebrates a ball drop to ring in the new year, Atlanta is looking forward to dropping its famed peach once again. Following a three-year hiatus, Buckhead residents are thrilled for the Underground’s return of the memorable Atlanta Peach Drop to count down the new year. Held at the trendy shopping and entertainment district in Downtown Atlanta, this attraction boasts a lively and sustainable space with supporting community involvement, inviting an artistic space. Buckhead residents frequent the Underground to enjoy live music, local shopping, and admire the astounding artwork of the multicultural city.

Celebrate the Future with the Dillon

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Breathtaking views of Downtown Atlanta are soon to be in panoramic viewpoint from The Dillon, Buckhead’s newest luxury condominium address. Now under construction, future residents will soon host gatherings fit for any occasion with their expansive collection of indoor and outdoor amenities. Atop the Amenity Terrace, residents can enjoy an array of luxuries, including a resort-style swim deck, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a pickleball court, and a dog park. Just beyond the doors of the Amenity Terrace lies The Club, featuring large seating facing magnificent views of Buckhead’s lush canopy of trees, as well as a bar and kitchen perfect for hosting events with friends and family. The Speakeasy Lounge provides residents with an intimate event space with regularly planned social events, bringing the finest to the Buckhead neighborhood.


The fabulous amenities don’t end there, as future residents of The Dillon will have even more to explore on the ground level. The dramatic porte cochère entrance leads the way to a beautifully designed lobby space, where round-the-clock concierge will assist residents with any need. A theater room, game simulator room, and multiple guest suites ensure entertainment for any resident or guest, while The Hub offers a versatile work-from-home space for business professionals.


With prices beginning in the $800s, The Dillon will feature 144 one- to three-bedroom residences designed to reimagine Buckhead living. Lofty 10' to 13' ceiling heights, floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, and expansive private terraces create airy interiors bathed in natural light. Every residence has been designed to showcase panoramic views stretching from Buckhead's lush canopy of trees to the Downtown Atlanta skyline.


For more information on floorplans or to stay updated on The Dillon’s construction progress, register your interest at, or contact the Sales Gallery at 404-777-6259. Our Preview Gallery is also open daily at 2395 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30305.