Your Guide to the Ultimate NYE in Charleston, SC

Start your year off the right way. Charleston, SC, is an incredible place to host your next New Year’s Eve extravaganza. Explore The Holy City’s best restaurants, bars, and places to celebrate on your next visit. While you’re here, don’t forget to request access to our free Destination Guide. In it, you’ll find the area’s best nightlife, historic attractions, and seasonal events. Make your NYE in Charleston on to remember. It’s never too early to start planning the perfect getaway!

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How to Plan NYE in Charleston, SC

Charleston NYE Events

Join the rest of Charleston and celebrate the start of the new year at one of The Holy City’s many holiday events! For family-friendly fun, there is a New Year’s celebration in Marion square from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. that features music, dancing, comedy, children’s activities, and much more! The Annual Yorktown Countdown is another unique way to celebrate this year. Watch the ball drop at Charleston’s largest New Year’s celebration! The Mansion Ball and the Charleston Wonderland offer two more opportunities to join in on the festivities.

Grab a Cocktail

If you’re leaving the kids at home this year, Charleston has plenty of exciting ways for adults to celebrate. Some of the best places to grab a drink include Prohibition, The Watch, and Vintage Lounge. The prohibition is an upscale bar on King Street that also features great brunch, dinner, and happy-hour options. The Watch is a rooftop bar that hosts some of the best views of Charleston and features quality, hand-crafted cocktails. Lastly, Vintage Lounge is a sophisticated option for custom cocktails and an excellent wine selection. There are so many ways to celebrate in Charleston this New Year’s, and you really can’t go wrong!

NYE Dining

Finding the perfect restaurant on New Year’s Eve is not always easy. Luckily, we’ve narrowed your choices down for you. Find a restaurant that will blow you away and book your table now. Restaurants can fill up well in advance on New Year’s! O-Ku is a fantastic sushi-restaurant that brilliantly fuses Asian cuisine and Southern sensibilities. Alternatively, Circa 1886 is an upscale dining option that features award-winning renditions of classic Lowcountry dishes. For a full list of places to eat, check out our Charleston dining guide.

Where to Stay in Charleston, SC, for New Year’s Eve

Presidential SuitePut all of Charleston’s most exciting celebrations right outside your front door when you stay with us at Hotel Bella Grace. Our boutique hotel is second to none when it comes to finding luxury accommodations in a convenient location.

For example, our Presidential Suite features elegant decor, modern amenities, and even a private patio that overlooks Marion Square. Wake up refreshed every morning and join us in the historic Delaney House for our complimentary breakfast. Relax in style on your next trip to Charleston by booking your stay today!

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