Secrets to the Best Isle of Palms New Year’s Eve

There’s no feeling quite like when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. This year, welcome a new beginning with an Isle of Palms New Year’s Eve. There are many exciting New Year’s Eve parties happening across the Lowcountry. From booze cruises to 5-star dinners, there’s an unforgettable celebration for everyone! 

When you’re ready to plan your New Year’s Eve trip, request our Isle of Palms Vacation Guide. This free resource is packed with information about seasonal events, activities, and more!  

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Top 5 Isle of Palms New Year’s Eve Celebrations 

Please note that all events, dates, and times are subject to change due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19. Keep checking each event’s website for the latest information. Thank you for understanding! 

1. Yorktown Countdown 

A thrilling, upscale evening awaits you in Charleston at the Yorktown Countdown. Purchase a ticket, then step aboard to find this 890-foot aircraft carrier transformed into a New Year’s Eve party of a lifetime. Seek comfort in the giant heated tent on the flight deck, which boasts magnificent views of the Charleston Harbor, the Ravenel Bridge, and downtown Charleston. Spend your New Year’s Eve at the Yorktown Countdown event for a truly unmatched evening during your Isle of Palms vacation. 

The 2021 Yorktown Countdown is set to take place on New Year’s Eve from 8:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets are $185.00 per person. This event will have limited capacity, so be sure to purchase your tickets soon! 

2. New Year’s Eve at The Windjammer 

The Windjammer is a favorite live beachfront music venue and bar on Isle of Palms. Take the quick, five-minute walk from East Islands Rentals to experience their Isle of Palms New Year’s Eve celebration! Here, you can enjoy drink specials, great music, and an authentic Charlestonian party. If you want to ring in the new year like a local, visiting The Windjammer for New Year’s Eve is a must! 

3. New Year’s Eve Dinner at Circa 1886 

The New Year’s Eve Dinner at Circa 1886 is perfect for those seeking an intimate celebration. This 5-star restaurant in downtown Charleston features a prix fixe menu that consists of six courses and a complimentary glass of champagne.  

The New Year’s Eve Dinner at Circa 1886 is $140.00 per person and does not include the cost of tax, gratuity, and alcohol.  

4. The Carolina Girl Yacht New Year’s Eve Party 

Have you always dreamed of sailing on a yacht? Then board the Carolina Girl for a New Year’s Eve party! This event boasts a live DJ, appetizers, beautiful views of the ocean under the stars. This year’s event is BYOB and there will not be any beverages for sale once on board. 

This event is set to take place on New Year’s Eve from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $125.00 per person. This event will have limited capacity, so be sure to purchase your tickets soon! 

5. Bourbon N’ Bubbles New Year’s Eve  

Bourbon N’ Bubbles is one of our favorite spots on King Street in downtown Charleston. This year, see what this bar is all about at their New Year’s Eve party. This event features an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats, party favors, and a ball drop!  

This event is set to take place on New Year’s Eve from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person. The time of this event is subject to change with COVID-related ordinances.  

Raise a Toast at Your Isle of Palms Rental 

Make one of our rentals your homestead during an Isle of Palms New Year’s Eve trip. No matter which New Year’s Eve party you prefer, you can make the most out of your celebration at 14 Grand PavilionHow many others could say their year began in a hot tub under the stars with a glass of champagne in hand? If you’re looking for an amazing start to the new year, you’ve found it at East Islands Rentals! 

Browse a full inventory of our Isle of Palms rental homes to start planning!