9 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in South Carolina

Restaurants, hotels, bars, and entire towns are set to come to life with celebration this New Year’s Eve in South Carolina! If a DJ dance party with a red-carpet entry is your style, we’ve got you covered. If you prefer a family event with games, inflatables, and fireworks, that’s on the calendar too. Here are a few of our favorite NYE events in South Carolina.  

Famously Hot New Year, Columbia, SC

This is THE place to party on New Year’s Eve! As South Carolina’s biggest free NYE event, you can expect nothing but the best and brightest entertainment. This year’s performers will be the iconic Salt-N-Pepa, along with the state’s biggest firework display.

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Yorktown Countdown, Charleston, SC

This is by far one of the Holy City’s most unique NYE destinations. Hop aboard the historic Yorktown and soak in breathtaking views of Charleston. Three different stages give you tons of ways to party, along with a top-shelf bar, local cuisine, and an ultimate VIP experience. 

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Charleston Wonderland, Charleston, SC

This all-inclusive NYE event has been voted best in Charleston more than once, and it’s easy to see why. Award-winning fare, global performers, and tons of theatrics, lights, and a balloon drop give you everything you need to welcome the new year in style. Everyone is a VIP here, so skip the lines and indulge in an evening you won’t forget. 

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New Year's Eve Party at Rose Hill, Aiken, SC

Aiken’s hidden gem is hosting one of the best New Year’s Eve parties you’ll ever attend. This elegant affair features heavy hors d’oeuvres, and dancing, a midnight toast, and tons of sweet surprises for a happy ending to the year. Consider booking a room here so you can keep the festivities going all night.

New Year's Eve Bash at The Grand, Columbia, SC

This amazing NYE party is a celebration unlike any other. Purchasing tickets for this event will give guests access to the Grand as well as the Main Course. The Grand will feature a DJ while Tokyo Joe will being dancing at the Main Course. Single general admission tickets start at $75 and couples tickets are $125. Enjoy a complimentary champagne toast as well as delicious hors d'oeuvres! 

The Ultimate New Year's Eve Party at 13 Stripes Brewery, Taylors, SC

There’s never a bad time to visit this cozy brewery, but New Year’s Eve makes it all the more enticing. They’re combing all their best brews with gourmet homemade dishes from Tacos & Mas, dancing, live music, champagne, and everything else you need to start the new year off right. This event WILL sell out, so get your tickets early. 

SIP Time Square New Years Eve Party at Downtown Greenville, Greenville, SC

SIP Whiskey and Wine Bar is an obvious choice for New Year’s Eve for more than one reason. For starters, their rooftop hangout gives you amazing views of downtown Greenville and makes the ideal scene for socializing under the stars. Plus, you have access to their famous wine and whiskey bar that’s made them an icon in Greenville nightlife. 

New Years Eve Roaring 20's Party at Wild Ace Pizza and Pub, Greer, SC

There’s always a lot happening at Wild Ace, from trivia night to grand New Year’s Eve celebrations. Everyone gets the VIP experience here, including a red-carpet entry, DJ dance party, champagne toast, balloon drop, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and full cash bar. Even better, they’re upping the ante with free transportation home. 

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A Southern Times Square in Valor Park on New Year’s Eve, Myrtle Beach, SC

Market Commons get packed out every year with this free event that rivals the scene in New York City. Live music, food and drink vendors, inflatables, kiddie games, and a fireworks show give everyone in your family a chance to party. Plus, you’re within a stone’s throw of tons of delicious local restaurants like Nacho Hippo, Ultimate California Pizza, and Crepe Creation Café

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