Not sure where to go this NYE? Here is the ultimate 2020 Charleston New Year’s Eve guide to dinner, venues, grooming, hotels, drinks and everything in between!

What are the best new years eve parties in Charleston?

Charleston Wonderland:

Charleston’s Premiere New Years Celebration

What: Voted the Best Party of 2018 by Charleston City Paper, this exclusive party transforms the historic USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier into Charleston’s favorite New Year’s Eve celebration. With 15,000 square feet of heated tent space on the flight deck, this unique venue boasts unbeatable views of the Charleston Harbor, Ravenel Bridge, and Downtown. Equipped with all-inclusive bars and multiples stages featuring Charleston’s top-performing artist, guests can expect to dance their way into the New Year under a starlit Charleston sky. 

The 8th annual Yorktown Countdown has big things in store for 2020. Guest get direct access to explore the entire ship including the inside airplane hangar offering an 800-foot long open corridor filled with live performing artists and bars situated between old war jets. This sets the tone for one truly memorable experience in the nation’s top-ranked destination city.

When: December 31, 2019 | 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM

Where: 40 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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Snyder Grand Ball:

Snyder Grand Ball

What: Ring in the New Year with 1200 of your closest friends! The South Aquarium and Snyder Events will once again host their Annual New Year’s Eve Grand Ball.  With access to the majority of the aquarium and its exhibits, you can dance by the shark tank and drink with the fishes. With high ceilings and a grandiose ambiance, the Great Hall houses the main stage. Throughout the Aquarium’s gallery rooms you’ll find an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Don your finest cocktail attire for this black tie New Years Eve affair.

When: December 31, 2019 | 8:30 PM until 1:00 AM

Where: The South Carolina Aquarium (100 Aquarium Wharf Charleston, SC)