Charleston is a fun city to ring in the new year. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this is your go-to guide to New Year’s Eve 2023-2024 in Charleston. Here are some of the best places to celebrate on Sunday, December 31, 2023.
NOTE: We’ll be adding more events as they are announced.
WHERE TO STAY
Whether you’re a local or a visitor, it’s always fun and convenient to stay at a hotel on New Year’s Eve. Here are some of the best options on NYE in Charleston:
- The Spectator
- The Charleston Place
- Post House Inn
- Hotel Bennett
- The Dewberry
- The Restoration
- The Ryder
- French Quarter Inn
- Wentworth Mansion
- Ansonborough Inn
- The Palmetto
NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTIES
NYE 2024: A Masquerade of Wonders
Downtown at The Wonderer Charleston
A Masquerade of Wonders is Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 9:00pm to 1:00am at The Wonderer Charleston. This exclusive event will include all-inclusive bars, light hors d’oeuvres, three stages of a live band and DJ performances, aerialists, and acrobatic entertainers, as well as 3D visual mapping, immersive light shows, and much more throughout the expansive indoor and outdoor campus. Dress to impress! Masquerade masks are strongly encouraged! This event is 21 and over only.
Wonderland New Year’s Eve Party
Festival Hall | Downtown
The annual Charleston Wonderland New Year’s Eve Party will take place on Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 8:30pm to 1:00am at Festival Hall. The event will feature live performances, a massive balloon drop, a champagne toast, and a cigar bar. Tickets are all-inclusive and the dress code is formal.
NYE at Sippin’ Santa
The Holiday Pop-Up Bar Sippin’ Santa at Prohibition is hosting a New Year’s Eve party on Sunday, December 31, 2023 from 10:00pm to 1:30am. Tickets include entry into the bar, champagne during the New Year’s Eve countdown, and hors d’oeuvres that will be served from 10:30pm to 11:30pm. Throughout the evening guests will have access to three bars throughout the night where they can purchase drinks and bites.
The Habit New Year’s Eve Party
The Habit is hosting a New Year’s Eve Party on Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 9:30pm to 1:30am. The party will be held throughout all three floors with three open bars. General Admission tickets include access to open bars, heavy passed hor d’oeuvres, a band and DJ, and a complimentary champagne toast. VIP tickets and tables can be purchased by emailing email@example.com.
New Year’s Bash at The Backyard
Enjoy New Year’s Eve at The Ryder Hotel in the newly renovated open-air courtyard, the Backyard at Little Palm. On Sunday, December 31, 2023 starting at 9:00pm head to The Ryder to enjoy live music, champagne specials, tasty bites, and cocktails. Each ticket includes an open bar, passed canapes, decor, and party favors. Guests can also book a VIP Gondola, which includes a private gondola for four guests, a bottle of Champagne, access to the NYE party, and a dedicated server.
Tickets: $125 to $1,000
Sorelle New Year’s Eve Party & Dinner
Dance the night away on Sunday, December 31, 2023 from 9:00pm to 1:00am at Sorelle. Enjoy live music, passed canapés, a shellfish raw bar, charcuterie table, pastry table and select beer, wine, and cocktails, and a midnight toast. Sorelle is also hosting a 5-course or 7-course tasting menu on New Year’s Eve. Make your reservations here.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Azur
Start your New Year’s Eve off with an exclusive French-inspired dinner party at Azur. On Sunday, December 31, 2023, join Azur for a six-course meal prepared by executive chef Dominique Chantepie. A limited number of tickets for the dinner with an included glass of champagne are $85 per person. Guests must be 21+ to attend. Reservations can be made between 5:15pm and 9:00pm. Tables can fit a maximum of six guests.
Republic Garden & Lounge New Year’s Eve 2024 Celebration
Join Republic Garden & Lounge this year for a New Year’s Eve party on Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 9:00pm to 1:00am. General admission tickets include access to an open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, and admission. VIP tickets and tables are also available for purchase.
Tickets: $155 to $6,000
New Year, New Crush Party
The New Year New Crush Party is Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 8:00pm to 1:00am at Share House. Join DJ Boogi and Dons for an all night party at Share House this New Year’s Eve. Tickets include four-hour access to an open bar and light bites from 8:00pm to 9:00pm.
New Year’s Eve Gala at Forte Jazz Lounge 2024
The New Year’s Eve Gala at Forte Jazz Lounge is Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 8:00pm to 12:30am. Guests can expect to hear songs by Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Sinatra, Peggy Lee and so much more as The Forte Big Band performs Swing dance music to ring in the new year! Attire is dress to impress. This event is 21 and over only.
Tickets: $125 to $175
New Year’s Eve at Félix
Ring in the New Year at a Midnight in Paris-themed New Year’s Eve party at the popular Downtown Charleston French-inspired restaurant, Félix. The Midnight in Paris Soiree is from 10:00pm to 1:00am on Sunday, December 31, 2023. Tickets are $125 per person, including featured cocktails from Cathead Distillery, passed hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast at midnight. This event is for 21 and over only. Parisian chic attire is encouraged.
New Year’s Eve Jazz Soirée
Head to the Charleston Grill on Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 5:00pm to 9:30pm to enjoy soft jazz music while enjoying a three-course meal.
Tickets: $195 per person and $75 per children under 12 years old
Charleston NYE Bar Crawl
The Charleston NYE Bar Crawl is Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 6:00pm to 2:00am. The bar crawl will take place at various venues throughout Downtown Charleston. With each wristband, guests will have a waived cover at participating bars and drink specials all night long. This event is 21 and over only.
6th Annual New Years Bash
Enjoy dinner and live music at Uncork on Sunday, December 31, 2023 starting at 8:00pm. Tickets are $30 and include a midnight champagne toast, access to live music, party favors, and a balloon drop. Dinner is not included in the ticket price.
New Year’s Eve at Aquarium Aglow
Enjoy a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party at the South Carolina Aquarium. The event is on Sunday, December 31, 2023 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm at The Aquarium. The Aquarium will have a fun light show, a DJ, complimentary face painting, a stilt walker, and a special ball drop. Refreshments, including a selection of adult beverages, will be available for purchase.
Tickets: Free to $34.95
New Year’s Eve at The Thoroughbred Club
Tickets: Free admission; first-come, first served
Brew Years Eve Masquerade
Sunday, December 31, 2023 starting at 9:00pm celebrate the New Year at Brew Years Eve Masquerade at New Realm Brewing. Dress up for the evening and dance all night long to live music from The Yacht Club. Tickets include access to a New Year’s buffet featuring oysters, pork loins, and a complimentary champagne toast!
New Year’s Eve at Frannie & The Fox
On Sunday, December 31, 2023 from 3:00pm to 10:00pm dine at Frannie & The Fox and enjoy lots of bubbly and holiday fun.
Tickets: Free admission
…More New Year’s Eve Parties
Looking for even more options than those listed above? Here are some additional New Year’s Eve Parties in Charleston to consider: