2021 New Year’s Eve events in Charleston

Uptown Social rooftop | Photo by Uptown Hospitality Events

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, you probably want to make plans to celebrate soon. Is anyone else wondering where the time went? Lucky for us, there are plenty of things to do in Charleston on New Year’s Eve and we’re here to give you a guide to ringing in the new year with your friends, family, and loved ones. 🥂

LO-Fi Brewing | $35+

Head to this local brewery from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. for a night of music from five bands, food vendors + a night market.

The Wonderer | $40+

Join this indoor + outdoor venue to ring in the new year with four bars, three DJs, live bands, fire pits, and premium heated cabanas.

Forte Jazz Lounge | $60+

Two bands — The Joe Clarke Big Band and Gatsby Orchestra — are teaming up for a night of music and dancing. Come for the music, stay for the champagne toast and a chance to win free admission to any show for a year. Attendees are encouraged to dress to impress.

The Alley | $75+

Make your way to The Alley for an all-inclusive NYE party featuring free bowling + arcade games, hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, and a champagne toast. Today is the last day to purchase early bird tickets.

5Church Charleston | $85+

5Church Charleston — rebranding to Church and Union Charleston — will be hosting an open bar + buffet celebration from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a live DJ, party favors, and champagne toast.

Uptown Social | $100+

Stop by Uptown Social’s celebration from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with a top-shelf open bar, a pizza party from 8-9 p.m., DJs Boogi + Eclipze on the main stage, and DJ Tony Jack on the rooftop. Doors open at 8 p.m.

South Carolina Aquarium | $120+

This Lowcountry aquarium will be transformed into a 1920s-themed all-inclusive Gatsby Gala, offering specialty cocktails + music popular during the ‘20s, food stations, and an open bar. Guests are encouraged to dress in their finest roaring 20s attire.

Tavern and Table + Red’s Ice House | $125+

Cruise into 2022 on Shem Creek with these Lowcountry spots offering two ticket options. Enjoy all of Red’s and outside of Tavern & Table with live music from Saluda Shoals and DJ RDot with a general admission ticket or purchase a VIP ticket for access to all of Tavern & Table, bites, and beats from DJ Insane. Celebrate with party favors + a fireworks show.

The Spirit Bar | $150

This Mt. Pleasant bar is offering an all-inclusive evening featuring an open bar with festive cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a dessert station, mashed potato bar, prime rib carving station + champagne toast.

Vintage Lounge | $170+

Check out Vintage Lounge for a black-tie optional event from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The lounge offers a premium open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a midnight champagne toast + party favors. Black tie optional.

The Carolina Girl Yacht | $170

Want to sail through Charleston waterways on a 106-foot yacht to say goodbye to 2021? Grab tickets to the New Year’s Eve party on the Carolina Girl. The boat departs from the St. John’s Yacht Harbor on Johns Island at 9:30 p.m. and will return at 12:30 a.m. Tickets are limited.

Charleston Wonderland | $190

Participate in the 8th annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Festival Hall on Beaufain Street from 8:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The nationally-recognized event offers live music from The Midnight City, a premium all-inclusive bar, and a champagne toast.

Still not finding the perfect event? Check out Holy City Sinner’s list of NYE celebrations.

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