2022 New Year’s Eve events in Charleston

Ring in the new year.

Welcome the new year at Uptown Social.

Photo by Uptown Hospitality Events

With New Years Eve just around the corner, you probably want to make plans to celebrate soon. Luckily for us, there are plenty of things to do in Charleston for the holiday and we’re here to give you a guide to ringing in the new year with your friends, family, and loved ones. 🥂

Folly Beach | Free

Head to Center Street for the annual Flip Flop Drop to see the giant sparkly flip-flops descend to mark the stroke of midnight, followed by a fireworks show on the beach.

Holy City Brewing | 20+

Enjoy live funk music by Universal Funk Orchestra, draft beer and cocktails, and food at this party in Park Circle.

Stingrays Hockey | $21+

Ring in the new year at a Stingrays game against in-state rivals the Greenville Swamp Rabbits and celebrate like it’s 2023.


Watch a fireworks display at the Holiday Festival of Lights.

Photo provided by Charleston County Parks and Recreation

Holiday Festival of Lights | $25+

Drive through this holiday light show and festival on New Year’s Eve and enjoy a fireworks display at 8:30 p.m.

Prohibition | $55

Step into this Roaring Twenties-themed party with hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, and a champagne toast plus a heated outdoor patio.

Wild Dunes Resort | $60

The Duney Drop is a family-friendly event with dancing, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, a balloon drop, and a kids’ room with games.

Big Johns Tavern + Scotty Doesnt Know Speakeasy | $70+

Your ticket includes drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast, and live music. Grab VIP passes for access to Scotty Doesn’t Know Speakeasy.

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Bowl for free at The Alley on NYE.

The Alley | $85

Make your way to The Alley for an all-inclusive NYE party featuring free bowling + arcade games, hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, and a silent disco.

Sippin Santa | $100

Holiday pop-up Sippin Santa is throwing a winter wonderland party and tickets include an open bar, bites, party favors, and music by DJ Erin Elyse.

Uptown Social | $100+

Come celebrate 2023 at Uptown Social with an open bar until 12:30 a.m. and pizza from 8-9 p.m.

Tavern & Table + Reds Ice House | $125+

Head to Shem Creek for a night of cocktails, free party favors, live music, and a fireworks show.

Bourbon NBubbles | $150

Get ready for DJs, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert platters, party favors, and an open bar.

The Wonderer | $175+

Celebrate with all-inclusive bars, three stages of live entertainment, and aerialists and acrobatics at this masquerade event.

Omar Shrine Auditorium | $195

Check out this Prince-themed party with three bars, five lounges, a dance floor, live entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and beverages.

Emeline | $195

Get dressed in your 1920s best and enjoy an open bar, appetizer stations, and a live performance by local band Me & Mr. Jones at this downtown hotel.

Charleston Wonderland | $205

Participate in the 9th annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Festival Hall with live music by local band The Midnight City and specialty acts.

Vintage Lounge | $225

Sip on signature cocktails and craft beer at the open bar, dig into charcuterie, and listen to the Cyrus GQ Band.