What better way to welcome 2024 and celebrate New Year’s Day than with a chilly dip in the ocean? This year, some of Charleston’s beaches and restaurants are hosting their own polar bear plunge (or simply “polar plunge”) events and parties. Here is a list of the top polar plunges for 2024 in Charleston.
More polar plunges will be listed as they are announced.
2024 Polar Plunges in Charleston
10th Annual Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge
The 10th Annual Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge is Monday, January 1, 2024. The plunge will begin at 10:00am at the Tides Hotel on Folly Beach. In addition to the plunge, there will be a costume contest ($5 entry fee).
Dunleavy’s Annual Polar Plunge
The Dunleavy’s Annual Polar Plunge is Monday, January 1, 2024, at 2:00pm. This plunge will help raise money for the Special Olympics!
Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Polar Bear Plunge
The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Polar Bear Plunge is Monday, January 1, 2024, from 11:45am to 12:45pm. Participation is free and open for all ages.
New Year’s Day Polar Plunge Pool Party
Paradiso in North Charleston is hosting a New Year’s Polar Plunge Pool Party on Monday, January 1, 2024 at 10:00am. This event is open to the public and after guests take the plunge they can warm up at the firepits and enjoy delicious food, and the Bloody Mary station for crafting their own cocktails.