Ring in the New Year in Lake Murray Country! ?

December 6, 2023

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It’s time to start planning your New Year’s journey in Lake Murray Country with a wide array of festivities for every taste and lifestyle! ? We’ll guide you through diverse celebrations, from dog-oriented gatherings to live music extravaganzas, artistic soirees, epic parties, and family-friendly events. Bid farewell to 2023 and embrace 2024 at an event that works best for you!


?  For Dog Moms & Dads: 

Tails will wag at the 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve Pawty at Modern Companion in Chapin. Join fellow pet lovers in a celebration filled with four-legged friends, treats, and a howling good time as you bid farewell to the old and welcome the new with your furry family.

Modern Companion | 508-B Lexington Ave, Chapin, SC 29036 | 6-8 PM | $25


?  For Live Music Lovers:

The New Year’s Party presented by Tin Roof and The Senate in Columbia is a celebration you won’t want to miss. Featuring live music all night long, there will be two stages with performances by The Great Reset and a live DJ. Enjoy three bars, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and a spectacular balloon drop at The Senate, topped with a confetti cannon at Tin Roof!

Tin Roof & The Senate | 1022 Senate St, Columbia 29201 | 7 PM | $60-500


?  For Art Connoisseurs: 

One Columbia’s New Year’s Eve Bash is an artistic extravaganza that promises an unforgettable night for culture enthusiasts, featuring live performances, exhibitions, and an ambiance that will tantalize your senses. Toast to the arts with One Columbia as you welcome the upcoming year in style, surrounded by the beauty of expression and innovation.

One Columbia | 1013 Duke Ave, Columbia, SC 29203 | 8 PM – 1 AM | $50


?  For Big Party-Goers:

Get ready for an epic night at The Gin on 391 in Prosperity. Join other big party-goers for a night of dancing, live music, light bites, a photo booth, and, of course, champagne! It’s the perfect spot to ring in the new year with a bang. Get your dancing shoes on and get ready to countdown to midnight in style!

The Gin on 391 | 111 Boyd St, Prosperity, SC 29127 | 8 PM – 12:30 AM | $65


Another great option is in downtown Columbia at the NYE 1600 Block Party. Visit some of the best local spots like SMOKED’s Red Carpet Event, a blacklight dance party at The Grand, and Robinson Room’s New Year’s Gala. Don’t miss out on the spectacular midnight Ball Drop at the Nickelodeon Theater.

1600 Block | 1621 Main St, Columbia, SC, 29201 | 9 PM – 1 AM | $10-175


?️  For Local Business Supporters: 

The Hoot’s NYE Party is a great place to celebrate on a smaller scale while also supporting a local business. Enjoy their special menu, live bands, a full bar, DJ, and dance floor while wearing whatever makes you feel your best. Don’t forget to redeem your glass of prosecco at the bar for the midnight toast!

The Hoot | 2910 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, SC 29205 | 7 PM | $35


?  For Laugh Aficionados:

Spend the night with like-minded folks in a contagiously funny atmosphere at Columbia’s Comedy Countdown at Corley Mill in Lexington. Countdown to the new year with some of the wittiest folks around, like headliner Paul Snyder, and the event host, Melly Kazel. To sweeten the deal even more, there is free parking!

Corley Mill House | 221 Corley Mill Rd, Lexington, SC 29072 | 9 PM – 1 AM | $100


?‍?‍?‍?  For Fun-Loving Families: 

Gather your loved ones for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve experience at the SC State House. Presented by the City of Columbia, the Capital City Fireworks will light up the night sky and welcome 2024 with open arms. Share the magic with your family as you enjoy the spectacular show and create lasting memories together right in the heart of South Carolina.

SC State House | Gervais St, Columbia SC 29208 | 11 PM – 12:30 AM | Free


Let us know where you are celebrating the New Year in the region by tagging us in your social media photos #LakeMurrayCounty. For more information and to plan your next Lake Murray Country adventure, visit LakeMurrayCountry.com.