Bring in the new year with one of these celebrations in Charleston

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The countdown to 2024 is on and it’s not too early to secure your plans. If you want to be out on the town for New Year’s Eve + New Year’s Day, Charleston has lots of events and celebrations. Keep reading to explore some.

New Year’s Eve - Sunday, Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve Dinner | Times vary | Azur + Azur Events, 159 Market St., Charleston | $85

Join Azur for a six-course, French-inspired New Year’s Eve Dinner. Enjoy menu items like champagne, Foie Gras, Caviar, A Harmonious St. Jacques Feuilleté, Frosty Parisian Delight.

New Year’s Eve at Aquarium Aglow | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | SC Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston | $34.95

You don’t have to be a night owl to enjoy this family-friendly party which features food, drinks, and animals.

The Wonderer Masquerade of Wonder | 9 p.m. | The Wonderer Charleston, 1705 Meeting Street Rd., Charleston | Prices vary

Immerse yourself in a night of enchantment and adventure under the stars. There will be indoor + outdoor themed areas and all-inclusive bars, light bites, three stages of live entertainment, aerialists + acrobatics, and more. The suggested attire is “dress to impress” with masks.

Sorelle New Year’s Eve Party | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Sorelle, 88 Broad St., Charleston | $175

Dance the night away with live music, passed canapés, and select beer, wine, and cocktails.

New Year’s Eve at the Alley | 9 p.m. | The Alley, 131 Columbus St., Charleston | $85

Enjoy a night of silent disco, music from DJ Phamtastik, free bowling + arcade games.

Studio 34 Disco Party | 9 p.m. | 34 West Theater Company. 200 Meeting St., Ste. 100, Charleston | $100

Take a step back into the 70’s and dazzle under the stage lights. This experience includes an open bar, local + curated bites and sweets, prizes and live music from DJ KIMI, and a special appearance from DYSCO KNGZ.

NYE Midnight in Paris | 10 p.m-1 a.m. | Félix Cocktails et Cuisine, 550 King St., Charleston | $125

This soiree includes bites, specialty cocktails, a champagne toast, and a midnight balloon drop. Parisian chic attire is encouraged.

Sparkle + Swine | 9 p.m. | Farm Haus Butcher and Beer Garden, 604 Coleman Blvd. Mount Pleasant | $0-$250

Groove into 2024 listening to local Charleston Band, Hans Wenzel + special guests. There will also be complimentary party favors + champagne and specialty curator appetizer spreads

New Year’s Studio 71 Party | 8 p.m. | Islander 71, 80 41st Ave., Isle of Palms | $150

The evening will be filled with live music, an open bar, chef-curated food station, and a special “Studio 71” lounge. Reservations are encouraged but walk-ins are accepted.

New Years Day

2024 Dunleay’s Polar Plunge | Jan. 1 | 2 p.m. | Dunleavy’s Pub, 2213 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island

Start your new year with a great cause, the Special Olympics South Carolina

Polar Plunge Party | Jan. 1 | 10 a.m. | Paradiso Charleston, 4401 McCarthy St., North Charleston

Plunge at the hotel pool for a refreshing dive into the new year. Afterward, guests can warm up by the fire pits and treat themselves with cocktails at the Bloody Mary station.

Yappy Hour is an evening filled with drinks, dog fun, and live music.
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