Charleston New Year's Eve Weekend Events 2016

Events & FEstivities On Friday, Dec. 30th

Holiday Festival of Lights – Each year, thousands of families create lasting memories at the Holiday Festival of Lights, where millions of multicolored lights illuminate the sky throughout 52 enchanting nights. Journey through three miles of over 700 magical light displays of all shapes and sizes.
Where: James Island County Park
When: November 11, 2016 – January 1, 2017

Annual Holiday Pub Crawl – We invite you to bring your friends and family along on an adventure to visit historic taverns and pubs, and to feast on appetizers and holiday treats, while tasting a pint of local craft beer, Christmas ale or beverage of choice.

Where: Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 4 p.m.

Palmetto Brewing Loading Dock Music Series – Join Palmetto Brewing for the 2016 Loading Dock Music Series. Live shows every Friday at 289 Huger St. Performances begin at 6, and the music goes until close at 10PM!
Where: Palmetto Brewing, downtown Charleston
When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Charleston Night Market – Area ​Artists and Artisans will take over the Charleston City Market as  THE NIGHT MARKET continues this weekend! The Night Market is located in the Charleston City Market, Charleston’s #1 most visited attraction; a venue where over 50 area artisans, artists, food vendors, and local musicians gather together, each Friday, Saturday & night, to create a memorable evening. 6:30 pm-10:30 pm.
Where: Charleston City Market, downtown Charleston
When:  Friday, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Shakey Graves @ Charleston Music Hall (2 shows, Friday-Saturday)- The Charleston Music Hall is thrilled to announce a very special TWO NIGHT New Years Eve celebration with Shakey Graves on Friday, December 30th and Saturday, December 31st!
Where: Charleston Music Hall, downtown Charleston
When: Friday AND Saturday 8 p.m.
Sol Driven Train @ Charleston Pour House (2 shows, Friday-Saturday) – Come celebrate the New Year two nights (Friday and Saturday) as legendary Sol Driven Train pumps the tunes with the Dead 27’s at the Charleston Pour House.
Where: The Charleston Pour House
When: Friday AND Saturday 8 p.m.
Top Jimmy @ The Windjammer – The band came together in the summer of 2004. As of 2015 they have played over 600 shows and are still playing, every weekend for your enjoyment.
Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms
When: Friday, 9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Events, Saturday December 31st

Park Circle New Year’s Eve – Join The Brew Cellar, EVO Pizzeria, EVO Craft Bakery and Stems & Skins for a unique New Years Eve celebration!! We have joined together to offer a night of some killer drinks and amazing food specials for your enjoyment!
Where: The Brew Cellar, N. Charleston
When: Saturday, 5 p.m.
New Year’s Eve 2016 Dinner – Circa 1886 restaurant celebrates the arrival of 2017 with a festive six-course prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner on Saturday, December 31. Cost is $140.00 per person excluding gratuity and tax, and cost includes a complimentary glass of champagne.
Where: Circa 1886 Restaurant, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 6 p.m.
NYE @ The Shelter Kitchen + Bar – Join us for the best deal in town on New Years Eve! Tickets are $60. Doors open 8pm and close at 2am. DJ Mike Tech spinning all night, Hors d’oeuvres, NYE party favors, Premium bar all night! Bubbly all night! Clemson – Ohio State on 8 tvs. Ball drop at midnight.
Where: The Shelter, Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
New Year’s Eve @ Prohibition – Come celebrate NYE the Charleston way. Live Jazz, DJ Brian, Champagne toast, passed hor d’ouevres and party favors all night.
Where: Prohibition Bar, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
Chucktown Countdown NYE – Chucktown Countdown is a unique New Year’s Eve experience in Charleston, offering a top shelf bar, live bands, DJs, & performers!Artists include Stop Light Observations and The Midnight City.
Where: Omar Shrine Center, Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve @ O-Ku – Ring in the New Year at O-Ku beginning at 9 p.m. with a DJ and midnight champagne toast! This event is open to the public but there will be a $10 cover.
Where: O-Ku, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise – Celebrate the New Year with style aboard the SpiritLine Dinner Cruise.  Our Executive Chef, Shawn Eustace will prepare an exquisite four course dinner that is sure to delight, served by an attentive wait staff, eager to make your experience exceptional.
Where: Spiritline Cruises, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve In The Cedar Room – Celebrate New Year’s Eve in The Cedar Room on Saturday, December 31 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets include heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar provided by Mercantile and Mash.
Where: The Cedar Room, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
NYE 2017 On The Creek – Say goodbye to 2016 and raise a glass to a New Year at the annual New Year’s Eve Party on the Creek. 2 Locations – Red’s Ice House and Tavern & Table. • 3 Entertainment Acts • Cocktails • Beer & Wine • Champagne • Party Favors • Fireworks!
Where: Red’s Ice House, Tavern & Table – Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve @ The Rooftop – Ring in 2017 on Charleston’s Favorite Rooftop Bar! ~ $20 Cover Charge ~ DJ ~ Midnight Champagne Toast to ring in 2017!
Where: Vendue Inn, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
The Yorktown Countdown – From 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM, guests of this exclusive Charleston New Year’s Eve party will see live bands and DJ’s from all imaginable genres including dance, funk, rock, hip hop, 80’s and Top 40 Billboard.
Where: The USS Yorktown, Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
New Years Eve @ 5Church – Charleston New Year’s Eve 2017 Late Night. Open Bar and Buffet 10pm-2am. Live DJ , Massive Balloon Drop, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Countdown of the Ball Drop and Festive Party Favors.
Where: 5Church Charleston, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 10 p.m – 2 a.m.

Folly Beach Annual New Year’s Eve Flip-Flop Drop & Fireworks Show – Our gigantic, sparkly Flip-Flops descend from high atop The Tides beachfront hotel to mark the start of 2017. Immediately followed by a spectacular fireworks show.  Music from DJ Furman Dominick. Flip Flop Drop at midnight and fireworks at 12:01am.

Where: Tides Hotel on Folly Beach

When: Saturday, 10 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Bluegrass Cruise – Bring in 2017 on the Charleston Harbor with SpiritLine Cruises & The Bluestone Ramblers this New Year’s Eve.  This 2 1/2 hour 21+ Cruise comes with live/local music, the best bar specials in town, wonderful views of Charleston and great friends!

Where: Spiritline Cruises, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 10 p.m.