Tickets On Sale For Hunter Museum New Year's Eve Party On The Bluff

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Hunter Museum has opened ticket sales for New Year’s Eve: Party on the Bluff, named one of the top New Year’s Eve parties in the Southeast by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. For the second year in a row, New Year’s Eve: Party on the Bluff will be held in both the museum’s glass-walled atrium and under a grand, heated tent on the river terrace.  

SoundForce Entertainment will transform the museum’s atrium and tented terrace into a two-level dance club with a live DJ, nightclub lighting, music videos, and décor. All revelers will enjoy a full open bar until 1 a.m., heavy hors d’oeuvres by Events with Taste, a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop, and views of the city.  

Doors open at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, with VIP access beginning at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $150/individual; $280/couple and are available now at http://www.huntermuseum.org/events/ nye-partyonthebluff-2017. Coat check for individual and couples ticket purchasers is $5, cash only. 

VIP Cabanas include champagne welcome, VIP early entry, free VIP coat check, exclusive cocktail service, premium hors d’oeuvres selection and complimentary party favors. A limited number of VIP packages for parties of 8, 9 or 10 are available by phone at 267-0968. 

New Year’s Eve: Party on the Bluff always sells out. 



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