While outside of the Columbia area, there are many events that everyone is bound to love. Weather you want to get in the Christmas spirit, or take a break from all the holiday activities, there are many events that will be perfect for you. If you want to get into the Christmas spirit, the Christmas Light Festival is a great way to experience the many lights of Christmas. If you want a fun break away from all the Christmas activities, The Wild West Barbecue Mystery Dinner Show is a really fun way to get away from all the Christmas events.
Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays – Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of South Carolina at the Hagood Mill State Historic Site in Pickens. Come see these historical markings open to the public on these days. For more information call (864) 898-2936.
Thursdays Through July – Music on Main at Morgan Square in Spartanburg. Enjoy some after work entertainment and fun. For more information call (864) 596-2026 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/music-on-main.
Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.
Fridays – Bluegrass Jam Session at 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pumpkintown. For more information call (864) 898-3815 or visit http://www.drbanjo.com/classes/2012-03-gilbert-nelson-pumpkintown.php.
Third Fridays – Contra Dancing at the First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg. Enjoy an evening of dancing and learning a variety of cultural dances. For more information call (864) 308-1337 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Spartanburg-Contra-Dancers-493231910812229/.
Second Saturdays – House Concerts at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.
Third Saturdays – Milling, Music, and Memories at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.
Sundays – Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. Relax, unwind, and unplug while enjoying the galleries and live entertainment. For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.
Through December 30 – Christmas Light Festival at the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson. You’ll enjoy almost 2.5 miles of lights, a chance to get your picture taken with Santa and for an additional fee, get the chance to take a Horse and Carriage ride! For more information call (864) 617-5774 or visit http://www.andersonchristmaslights.com/.
Through December 30 – Roper Mountain Holiday Lights at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville. Take a 1.5 mile tour through the lights, and then stop for a visit with Santa, take a walk on lighted trails, get a creation from the balloon artist, see the giant handmade Christmas Card, and enjoy treats from the concession stand. For more information call (864) 355-8900 or visit Roper Mountain Holiday Lights at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville.
Through January 1 – Christmas Park at Mineral Springs Park in Williamston. See Santa in a 1936 fire engine, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate, and be awed by the wonderful array of lights that will surround you. For more information call (864) 704-4502 or visit http://springwaterfestival.com/?cat=50.
Through January 2 – Holiday Lights Safari at Hollywild Animal Park in
Wellford. Not only will you enjoy the lights, you will most definitely enjoy the animal interaction. For more information call (864) 472-2038 or visit https://www.facebook.com/HollywildAnimalPark/.
Through January 3 – Skating on the Square on Morgan Square in Spartanburg. Spend a little time through the holidays enjoying some outdoor ice skating! For more information call (864) 540-4143 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/skating-on-the-square.
Through January 3 – Upstate Holiday Light Show at the Greenville Pickens Speedway in Easley. Take a tour through the upstates largest interactive light show, with 32 million different colors that will absolutely fascinate you! For more information call (864) 303-8870 or visit http://www.upstatelights.com/.
Through January 8 – Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland at Heritage Park in Simpsonville. This event is called “the world’s largest drive-through, fully-synchronized LED Christmas light and music show of its kind” and isn’t something to miss this holiday season. For more information call (864) 757-3022 or visit http://christmasatheritagepark.com/.
Through January 16 – Ice on Main at the Village Green in Greenville. Get into the holiday spirit with a little ice skating, or try out a skate sled. For more information call (864) 467-4355 or visit http://www.iceonmain.com/345/Hours-Tickets-Location.
Through January 17 – Holiday Ice at Carolina Wren Park in Anderson. Nothing provides a winter spirit like gliding on ice! For more information call (864) 231-2601 or visit http://downtownandersonsc.com/events/.
Through December 29 – Ice Skating on the Big Ice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville. Spend time between your holiday events to get on the arena ice when the hockey team is away and create a holiday memory you won’t soon forget! For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/skating-on-the-big-ice.
December 22 – 23 – “The Nutcracker: Once Upon a Time in Greenville” at the Peace Center in Greenville. This remake of the traditional classic will present several professional dancers to include Daniel Ulbricht from the New York City Ballet, and Jeanette Delgado from the Miami City Ballet. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://carolinaballet.org/the-nutcracker-2016/.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Southern Gala at the Hilton Greenville. This black tie optional event will include a DJ, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a full bar, party favors, a photo booth, and a champagne toast at midnight! For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-2017-southern-gala-tickets-28785710836?aff=es2.
December 31 – Redemption Church New Year’s Eve at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville. “The Awakening” will be recorded live from New York during this event. For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/redemption-new-years-eve.
December 31 – Make the New Year Bright at the Aloft in downtown Greenville. There will be two levels of fun and entertainment. For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/two-levels-two-parties-one-night-at-aloft-greenville-downtown-tickets-29514165664?aff=es2.
December 31 – Larkin’s Roaring Twenty-17 New Year’s Eve Party at the Sawmill on North Main in Greenville. Dress in your favorite 20’s outfit and come out for live entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and champagne, not to mention loads of fun! For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/larkins-roaring-twenty-17-nye-party-tickets-28560135133?aff=es2.
January 6 – 8 – South Carolina Camping and RV Show at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Prepare for this year’s camping by taking a look at everything from the top of the line campers, to those that fold down. For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showID=83&showtypeid=1&src=295&sfid=77.
January 7 – “Rick Alviti” at the Younts Center for the Performing Arts in Fountain Inn. For all of the Elvis fans out there, this show is one you do not want to miss! For more information call (864) 409-1050 or visit http://www.yountscenter.org/visiting-artist-series.
January 7 – The Songwriters Workshop with Maia Sharp and Edwin McCain at the Huguenot Mill in Greenville. If you are an aspiring song writer, this is your chance to get real professional advice and support. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-songwriters-workshop-with-maia-sharp.
January 7 – New Year’s Gospel Singing: “Legacy, The Kingsmen, & Tribute QT” at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg. You’ll enjoy an evening of beautiful gospel music by these amazing artists. For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit http://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/183/New+Years+Gospel+Sing+featuring+Legacy+Five+Kingsmen+and+Tribute+Qt.
January 9 – 10 – “Rock the Presidents” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville. Childsplay Theater from Tempe, Arizona is touring to present this theatrical performance about 44 presidents and is a great way for young persons to learn about our executive branch. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/rock-the-presidents.
Second Mondays – Family Climb Night at the Northside Recreation Center in Rock Hill. Bring the family and challenge yourself by climbing the rock wall. For more information call (803) 329-5633 or visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/events/northside-recreation-center-family-climb-nights-2015-12-14/.
Fourth Saturdays – Bluegrass Series at Haynes Auditorium in Batesburg-Leesville. Add a little Bluegrass music to your month. For more information call (803) 582-8479 or visit http://www.haynesbluegrass.com/.
Fourth Saturdays – Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum in Aiken. Join these musicians or just enjoy the music, but be sure to stop by and be entertained by these mountain instruments and those who enjoy playing them. For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/the_mountain_dulcimers_of_aiken.
Saturdays – Hour Long Historic Train Ride at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro. Ride an old passenger train from the dining car, a passenger car, or even the caboose. For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/welcomepage.html.
Saturdays weather permitting – Aiken Trolley Tours at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum. Explore Aiken’s charm, grace, and elegance with one of these two hour tours. For more information call (803) 644-1907 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/aiken_historic_tour.
Through December 21 – “The Real Christmas Story” at the NarroWay Theater in Fort Mill. Enjoy a Christmas meal, take a ride on a camel, see the snow fall, and then see the live rendition of this famous story that will put you in touch with what Christmas is all about. For more information call (803) 803-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/real-christmas-story.
Through December 25 – Main Street Lights Special Snowfall Nights in downtown Newberry. Downtown Newberry is transformed for the holidays with beautiful lights, sounds, and the wonderful snow machines to get you into the holiday spirit! For more information call (803) 321-1015 or visit http://www.cityofnewberry.com/area-attractions/annual-events/main-street-lights.
Through December 31 – Fantasy of Lights at Swan Lake in Sumter. See the gardens come alive with over one million breathtaking lights displaying some of your favorite cartoon characters, the amazing floating Christmas tree where you can drive through or stop and walk through the displays and the opportunity to visit with Santa, as well as the first two weekends of the month including live entertainment. For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/fantasy-of-lights.
Through December 31 – North Pole Night in downtown Newberry. Feel a little like you’re at the North Pole with snow machines giving you a wintery feel, and Santa on hand to make your holiday wishes come true. For more information call (803) 3321-1015 or visit http://www.cityofnewberry.com/component/jem/event/216-north-pole-night-downtown.
Through January 1 – Children’s Garden Christmas Lights and Kids Walk at the Edisto Memorial Gardens in Orangeburg. Take a drive through the beautifully lighted Gardens, and stop to take a walk through the lighted trails. For more information call (803) 533-6020 or visit http://discoversouthcarolina.com/products/2504.
Through February 26, 2017 – “Wild Fabrications” and “Nature’s Tapestries” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill. Enjoy stitched creations of textile artists from around the world, as well as quilted masterpieces by Rock Hills own Dottie Moore who has blended her love of quilting with her love of nature. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2090/.
December 21 – 23, & 26 – Christmas in Hopelands at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken. Take an enchanted walk through 2 miles of beautifully lighted paths and displays. For more information call (803) 642-7650 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/christmas_in_hopelands.
December 28 – “Rodney & Daniel Taylor” with “Dale Sparr & Friends” at the Sylvia Theater in York. Come out for an evening of fun, live entertainment! For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.
December 31 – The Wild West Barbecue Mystery Dinner Show at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mill. You’re certain to enjoy this part game and part show with a fabulous meal to top it off! For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/mystery-theater/wild-west-show.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry. Enjoy food, dancing, and fireworks with Newberry’s own “Reggie Deas and Deas Guyz” to entertain you. For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=a-new-year-s-evening-with-the-newberry-opera-house.
January 1 – New Years Day 5K at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie. Start your year off with a good run! For more information visit http://www.active.com/lake-wylie-sc/running/distance-running-races/clover-community-bank-new-year-s-day-5k-2017?int..
January 1 – First Day Hike at Lee State Park in Bishopville. Take a hike with a ranger to start out your new year and begin working off those that extra weight gained over the holiday while learning about the park and their artesian well. For more information call (803) 428-4988 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004043.
January 1 – First Day Hike at Rivers Bridge State Historic Site in Ehrhardt. Walk in the footsteps of a Civil War soldier as a ranger takes you on a hike around this amazing site. For more information call (803) 267-3675 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004009.
January 1 – “Jackie Hill” at the Aiken Visitors Center in Aiken. Come by and see the newest artist whose work is on display. For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://discoveraikencounty.com/calendar.html.
January 7 – “Sierra Hull” in Southern Sound Series at the McCelvey Center in York. You will be inspired by the wonderful music created by this fantastic mandolin player. For more information call (803) 909-7313 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2141/.
January 7 – “Atlanta Pops Orchestra” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry. If you have never seen this fabulous orchestra, this is a show you don’t want to miss! For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=atlanta-pops-orchestra.
January 7 – February 25 – “Samson: The Last Judge” at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mills. You will be amazed at this wonderful and entertaining theatrical presentation. For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/samson.
January 8 – “A Tribute to the Music of Peter, Paul, and Mary” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry. Three theatrical performers from Columbia will serenade you with the memorable songs of this long time favorite group. For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=a-tribute-to-the-music-of-peter-paul-and-mary-and-simon-and-garfunkel.
Daily – “Day in the Life of a Sailor” at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston. Board the 17th Century sailing ketch and learn about the trade and travel of that period. For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003481.
Daily – History Tours at the Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon in Charleston. Learn about the history of the Old Exchange, which presents an array of relics from the Civil and Revolutionary Wars, as well as a fun tour of the Provost Dungeon while hearing stories of pirates and patriots. For more information call (888) 763-0448 or visit http://oldexchange.org/planavisit/.
Mondays – Coastal Kayaking at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet. Enjoy some salt water kayaking on the marsh of this beautiful State Park. For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit http://www.sout hcarolinaparks.com/products/10002638.
Tuesdays and Thursdays – Saturdays – Bulls Island Ferry Service and Eco Tour, starting at Garris Landing in Awendaw. Bulls Island is part of the Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge and can only be accessed by boat or by ferry. For more information call (843) 881-4582 or visit http://www.bullsislandferry.com/.
Tuesdays through Sundays – Guided Tours at the McLeod Plantation Historic Site on James Island. Enjoy a tour of the last of 17 antebellum plantations on James Island. For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1447/McLeod-Plantation-Historic-Site.
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – Myrtle’s Market at Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street in Myrtle Beach. This local market is the place to get fresh produce for your vacation. For more information call (843) 918-4906 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html.
Thursdays – “The Civil War Era” at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island. Learn a little about Hilton Head’s part in the history of the Civil War. For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/home/discover-and-learn/site-tours-programs/.
Fridays thru Tuesdays – Guided House Tours at Hampton Plantation State Historic Site in McClellanville. Learn about the prominent Colonial families that lived in the home and about the construction of the homes of that period. For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002645.
Third Saturdays – Craft Show at the Bi-Lo Palmetto Pavilion in Mount Pleasant. Event includes crafts by local artisans. For more information call (843) 884-0163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECCG3rdSaturdays.
Third Saturdays – Cannon Firings at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston. Come experience the firing of a 17th century cannon. For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/files/State%20Parks%20Files/CTL/CTL_3Sat_Cannon.pdf.
Saturdays – Honey Horn Nature Walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island. Enjoy a tour of some of the natural areas, as well as the gardens, at this beautiful site. For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-registration/?ee=3398.
Saturdays – Snakes and Reptiles at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet. Learn about these secretive animals while learning about their benefit in nature. You’ll even get the chance to touch one of these fascinating creatures. For more information call (843) 237-4440 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002642.
Tuesday through Sunday – Guided Tours of the McLeod Plantation Historic Site in Charleston. This is a 60 acre plantation with one of the best intact examples of slaves quarters. For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit http://www.mcleodplantation.org/.
Through December 30 – Celebrate the Season Holiday Lights Driving Tour at Santee Cooper and Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. This driving tour will take you to both of these locations where you will see dozens of beautifully lighted and animated displays. For more information call (843) 899-5200 or visit http://celebratetheseason.oldsanteecanalpark.org/.
Through December 31 – Dove Street Festival of Lights at the Shelter Cove Towne Center on Hilton Head Island. You’ll not want to miss this amazing event where you park your car and walk through this amazing display of lights, with floating bubbles, stores to shop in, establishments to eat in, nightly entertainment, and more! For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/dovestreet.
Through December 31 – Festival of Trees at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach. You’ll be filled with awe at all of the amazingly decorated trees you will see! For more information call (800) 734-8888 or visit https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/.
Through January 1 – “Christmas Show of the South” at the Carolina Opera in Myrtle Beach. Nothing will get you in the holiday spirit like this show will! For more information call (800) 843-6779 or visit http://www.thecarolinaopry.com/myrtle-beach-shows/christmas-special/.
Through January 1 – Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island Park on James Island. The lights are back for another year of holiday wonder that you won’t want to miss! For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/1546/Holiday-Festival-of-Lights.
Through January 2 – “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show” at the Alabama Theater in Myrtle Beach. Unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, you’ll be sure to create memories when you see this show! For more information call (800) 342-2262 or visit http://www.alabama-theatre.com/06/ChristmasShow.html.
December 22 – “Home for the Holidays” at the Sottile Theatre in Charleston. This epic variety show will include many of the local favorites doing comedy, dance, storytelling, to include stand-up comedy with Jeremy McClellan and Joseph Coker. For more information call (843) 805-5507 or visit http://sottile.cofc.edu/events-upcoming/.
December 24 – Jingle Jingle 5K Road Race and Health Walk at the Hilton Head Hospital Campus on Hilton Head Island. Burn off some holiday calories while enjoying the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, have some fun, and of course, wear festive attire. For more information visit http://www.bearfootsports.com/heels_jingle_bell_run.htm.
December 27 – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. This interactive comedy dinner show will find you in the middle of a murder investigation where everyone is a suspect and whoever figures out who did the crime will receive a reward. For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0&offerid=37681
December 27 – Second Annual Goo Jam at the Music Farm in Charleston. Enjoy bands such as Guilt Ridden Trabadour, Salley & George, Danielle Howle, and many many more! For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1390009-2nd-annual-super-goo-jam-pre-charleston/.
December 28 – Rock & Soul Holiday Show: “Chocolate Chip & Company”, “N’ Tranze”, & “Paperwork” at the House of blues in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy a fun evening of rock and soul music. For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005146CFAB90CF&offerid=38339.
December 29 – “Head Games – A Tribute to Foreigner” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. This will be a fun evening singing all of those tunes you sang back in the 70’s and 80’s by this all-time favorite band. For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005146C39A8116&offerid=38341.
December 29 – “Future Birds” & “The High Divers” at the Music Farm in Charleston. Hailing from Athens, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina respectively, you’ll enjoy an evening of great music! For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1371793-futurebirds-charleston/.
December 29 – 31 – “Tim Young” at the Comedy Cabana in Myrtle Beach. You’ll enjoy a fun evening of laughter with this great comedian! For more information call (843) 449-4242 or visit https://comedy-cabana-comedy-cabana.seatengine.com/events/13996.
December 30 – “Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. You’ll enjoy an evening filled with all of your “Fleetwood Mac” favorites! For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005128A0484427&offerid=35881.
December 30 – “The Great Russian Nutcracker” by the Moscow Ballet at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston. This fabulous performance is one you shouldn’t miss! For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/moscow-ballets-great-russian-nutcracker-1.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Celebration at Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island. Visit the local restaurants and enjoy two ball drops: one a 7:00 pm, and the other at midnight from the Harbour Town lighthouse. For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit http://www.hiltonheadisland.com/events/event/new-years-eve-celebration-in-harbour-town/.
December 31 – Charleston Wonderland: The Southeast’s Premier New Year’s Eve Party at Memminger Auditorium in Charleston. This will be an evening filled with a variety of entertainment to include music, Cique Du Soleil affiliate performers, dance crews, and more, with a top shelf bar and food all evening, a champagne toast, and a huge balloon drop, just to name a few, so don’t miss out on this amazing chance to create an evening of memories! For more information visit http://www.charlestonwonderland.com/entertainment.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Ball by the Bachelor Society of Charleston at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston. You’ll enjoy live entertainment by “Black Diamond and Company”, with an open bar and food available all night long, and even a lounge to enjoy the college football playoffs! For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-ball-with-the-bachelors-society-of-charleston-tickets-29791617530?aff=es2.
December 31 – A Southern Times Square at the Market Common in North Myrtle Beach. This will be one of the biggest New Year’s Eve events in the state, with two stages of live entertainment, a mirror ball drop, fireworks at midnight, a huge screen presenting live from New York’s Times Square, a beer garden and food vendors. For more information call (843) 839-3500 or visit http://www.marketcommonmb.com/events/.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Party at the Hard Rock Café in Myrtle Beach. Rock in the New Year with entertainment by “Black Glass” and with VIP tickets, you’ll enjoy a 4-course meal, champagne, and souvenirs to help you remember the evening. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/925156740952498/.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Party by Candlelight Pre-Party at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. Tour through the candlelit sculpture gardens while enjoying the holiday light and traveling musicians to create a memorable New Year’s Eve. For more information visit http://www.brookgreen.org/calendar_dec.html.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Casino Cruise at the Big “M” Casino on the Little River. You’ll enjoy a fabulous buffet dinner, casino games, entertainment on the upper deck, and a champagne toast at midnight. For more information call (877) 250-LUCK or visit http://www.gamblingcasinocruise.com/this-year-celebrate-new-years-eve-aboard-the-big-m-casino/.
December 31 – Happy New Year, Charleston at Marion Square in downtown Charleston. This family friendly non-alcoholic event will be an evening filled with fun, food, and a variety of entertainment. For more information call (843) 724-7327 or visit http://www.charleston-sc.gov/index.aspx?NID=869.
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. You’ll enjoy a four course meal, music with “Tru Sol”, dancing, and two free tickets to a show of your choice in 2017. For more information call (843) 913-3708 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0&offerid=38046
December 31 – “Corey Smith” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. One of the House’s favorite New Year’s Eve performers is back again for another great show to ring in the New Year! For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005138AEB45BAB&offerid=38336.
December 31 – January 1 – New Year’s Eve Sleepover at the Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach. Kids will have the time of their life, with multiple activities for them to engage in to include karaoke, cookie decorating, music and dancing, pizza, a ball drop, and much more! For more information call (843) 916-0888 ext. 3223 or visit https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/new-years-eve-sleepover/?sid=web-sldr-1116-000.
January 1 – First Day Hike at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach. Start your new year with some fresh air and a tour through a variety of coastal habitats while guided by a ranger. For more information call (843) 238-0874 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003875.
January 1 – First Day Hike at Woods Bay State Park in Olanta. Start the New Year right with some fresh air and exercise by hiking with a ranger through the park learning about the Carolina Bay and the Mill Pond. For more information call (843) 659-4445 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004461.
January 7 – “LOCASH: The Fighters” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach. These two great country artists will provide you with a show you won’t soon forget! For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005130D698CDE5&offerid=35760.
January 7 – 8 & 13 -15 – Charleston Build, Remodel, and Landscape Expo at the Ladson Exchange Park in Ladson. For those of you considering building or making changes to your current home, this is the place to come for ideas, expert support and guidance. For more information call (843) 572-3161 or visit http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/events/2017/2017-home-show.