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The 9 Atlanta events you can't miss in December

Published On 12/04/2014 Published On 12/04/2014
Thrillist

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Dec 4 Thu

Brews & BBQ Benefit Start your month by filling up on LowCountry Barbecue and SweetWater beer, the eating and drinking of which will actually help Chapman Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Atlanta as well. Who knew the “P” in “IPA” stood for “philanthropist”?

SweetWater

Brews & BBQ Benefit SweetWater Start your month by filling up on LowCountry Barbecue and SweetWater beer, the eating and drinking of which will actually help Chapman Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Atlanta as well. Who knew the “P” in “IPA” stood for “philanthropist”?

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Dec 5 Fri

Zombie Escape You and up to 11 friends are trapped in a room with a chained zombie. As you try to solve clues, the man-eater’s chain is slowly released. If you’re not done in an hour, all your brains belong to it.

1751 Montreal Circle, Tucker, GA

Zombie Escape 1751 Montreal Circle, Tucker, GA You and up to 11 friends are trapped in a room with a chained zombie. As you try to solve clues, the man-eater’s chain is slowly released. If you’re not done in an hour, all your brains belong to it.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

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Dec 5 Fri

Championship Bar Bash Buckhead’s most valuable ticket includes eight bars, five shots, a catered dinner, more drink specials, bands, DJs, and a slice of pizza. Plus there’s going to be a massive football game going on. It’s the second Thanksgiving you deserve.

Churchills of Buckhead

Championship Bar Bash Churchills of Buckhead Buckhead’s most valuable ticket includes eight bars, five shots, a catered dinner, more drink specials, bands, DJs, and a slice of pizza. Plus there’s going to be a massive football game going on. It’s the second Thanksgiving you deserve.

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Dec 6 Sat

Wrecking Bar Strong Beer Festival Get your big boy beer pants on because this is the strongest beer fest of the year. More than 25 breweries and brewpubs are pouring more than 40 beers of at least 8%, most of which you can’t even buy in stores.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

Wrecking Bar Strong Beer Festival Wrecking Bar Brewpub Get your big boy beer pants on because this is the strongest beer fest of the year. More than 25 breweries and brewpubs are pouring more than 40 beers of at least 8%, most of which you can’t even buy in stores.

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Dec 6 Sat

Waka Flocka SEC Showdown ATL’s own Waka Flocka is hosting a party for the South’s biggest football game. A 10ft-tall big screen is broadcasting the championship game, food and drinks will flow, and then Flockaveli takes the stage.

Big Sky Buckhead

Waka Flocka SEC Showdown Big Sky Buckhead ATL’s own Waka Flocka is hosting a party for the South’s biggest football game. A 10ft-tall big screen is broadcasting the championship game, food and drinks will flow, and then Flockaveli takes the stage.

Burners Without Borders - Georgia

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Dec 13 Sat

Santa Pub Crawl A Christmas costume is mandatory for this Midtown shindig. A toy for the tots is also very highly encouraged. From there, it is six hours of merriment in at least six bars.

Various locations in Midtown

Santa Pub Crawl Various locations in Midtown A Christmas costume is mandatory for this Midtown shindig. A toy for the tots is also very highly encouraged. From there, it is six hours of merriment in at least six bars.

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Dec 20 Sat

10th Annual SantaCon Hundreds of Santas, elves, reindeer, and snowmen will share in this decade-old tradition of bar hopping and dirty caroling. Pro-tip: Santa brings cash so not to get hung up waiting on a his tab.

Little Five Points

10th Annual SantaCon Little Five Points Hundreds of Santas, elves, reindeer, and snowmen will share in this decade-old tradition of bar hopping and dirty caroling. Pro-tip: Santa brings cash so not to get hung up waiting on a his tab.

Underground Atlanta

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Dec 31 Wed

The Peach Drop That 800-pound peach looms mightily over Downtown, until midnight, that is. Crowds scream, confetti rains, and you can definitely find a stranger to kiss. Plus, it’s the only time you can (legally) drink Champagne in the streets.

Underground Atlanta

The Peach Drop Underground Atlanta That 800-pound peach looms mightily over Downtown, until midnight, that is. Crowds scream, confetti rains, and you can definitely find a stranger to kiss. Plus, it’s the only time you can (legally) drink Champagne in the streets.

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Dec 31 Wed

New Beer’s Eve The only beer festival and NYE hybrid in town means there'll be plenty of nosh, music, wine, and, yeah, beer at Front Page News and Tijuana Garage in L5P.

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New Beer’s Eve Array The only beer festival and NYE hybrid in town means there'll be plenty of nosh, music, wine, and, yeah, beer at Front Page News and Tijuana Garage in L5P.