New Year’s Eve in Myrtle Beach

By Marissa Polascak • November 19, 2015

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and Myrtle Beach is busy prepping for this huge annual celebration. If you are lucky enough to be spending New Year’s at the beach this year, you won’t find a shortage of exciting events. From decadent dinners to dancing and more, you are sure to find something to please everyone in your group. Check out our roundup of the Myrtle Beach area’s top New Year’s Eve events and make plans to ring in 2016 in style!

Barefoot Landing

If you're in the mood for some awesome fireworks to celebrate the New Year, head on over to Barefoot Landing! On New Year's Eve, Barefoot Landing will be hosting an event featuring fireworks at 6 p.m.

Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is full of holiday decor this time of year, so it is the perfect place the ring in the new year! Spend your New Year's Eve watching beautiful fireworks at Myrtle Beach's favorite attraction! For more details, call (843) 444-3200.

Brookgreen Garden "Garden by Candlelight" Pre-Party

Enjoy a truly enchanting New Year’s Eve at the “Garden by Candlelight” party at Brookgreen Gardens. This annual event is a favorite among visitors and locals alike – and it’s not hard to figure out why! The entire 9,100 square foot facility will be ornately decorated with hand-lit candles and holiday decorations. The evening will offer live entertainment from strolling magicians, beverages and light refreshments, and access to all of the garden exhibits. Space is limited; call (843) 235-6000 for more information.

New Year's Eve Cruise with Barefoot Princess Riverboat Cruises

New Year's Eve is a blast on the Barefoot Princess Riverboat, and this year they will be offering 3 cruises on December 31st to celebrate the New Year.

The first cruise, called the New Year's Eve Sightseeing Cruise, will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. and will feature live music from Steve Calfee as well as narration. This cruise is $21 per person.

The New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise will take place from 6-8 p.m. and will feature a buffet as well as music by Johnny Cobb. The cost is $49 per person.

The last cruise is the Dance and Dessert Cruise which is for people 21 and up. This cruise is $58 per person and will feature music by Johnny Cobb. This cruise will set sail at 10:30 p.m. and will last until 12:30 a.m. so you can have fun celebrating the New Year!

Reservations are required for all cruises.

Comedy Cabana

Start out the New Year with a night full of laughter at the Comedy Cabana. This year’s guest is Basile the Comedian, a diverse entertainment with a distinctive Greek background, who will have you in tears before the night is over. Two shows are planned for the evening, one at 7:30 and one at 10pm, and each show includes an autographed photo of the night’s performers and a gift certificate for a future show. The late show will also include a champagne toast and a festive balloon drop. Call (843) 449-4242 for more information.

Legends in Concert

Celebrate the New Year by singing along to all of your favorite Christmas classics. This year, join Dolly Parton, Rod Stewart, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, and the Blues Brothers as they celebrate the New Year in style.

Along with performances, those who attend the New Year's Eve show will also get to see a simulcast of the ball drop in Times Square and receive special gifts!

Southern Times Square at The Market Common

Spend time with your loved ones at The Market Common this New Year's Eve! The Southern Times Square event will take place on December 31st, and will feature two beer gardens, live music, street entertainment, and a live showing of the ball drop in Times Square. Of course, there will be fireworks to help make your New Year's Eve extra spectacular.

This event is free and open to the public. However, large bags and backpacks are not allowed.

New Year's Eve with Corey Smith

That's right; Corey Smith will return to the House of Blues again this year to celebrate the New Year! Spend your New Year's Eve jamming out with Corey Smith and his opener, Jacob Powell.

Tickets are on sale and start at $22. Purchase yours today before they sell out!

House of Blues Dinner & Dance

Dance into 2016 at the House of Blues! Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner and dancing while ringing in the New Year. Also, dance the night away to the sounds of live music by Nickel Bag of Funk.

Tickets for this event are $84.95 and include a four-course dinner with New Year's Eve party favors, a gift certificate for two free tickets for a future show, 25% off in the House of Blues store, BOGO 2016 Gospel Brunch tickets, and BOGO 2016 Murder Mystery Dinner certificate.

New Year's Blowout at 2001 Nightclub

Spend New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, and even the day after that celebrating 2016 at 2001 Nightclub! 2001 Nightclub will be celebrating for three nights in a row.

The party on New Year's Eve will feature the Pizazz Band in Next Level and Chocolate Chip & Co. in Club Touch.

New Year's Day enterainment will be provided by Too Much Syvia.

Live music will be performed by Blackwater Rhythm and Blues on January 2nd.

The Brentwood Restaurant and Wine Bistro

The Brentwood Restaurant and Wine Bistro will be celebrating this New Year's Eve with a special dinner. This event will take place from 4-10 p.m. on December 31st. Call to make your reservation today!

Joe's Bar & Grill

Treat yourself to a fabulous New Year's Eve feast courtesy of Joe's Bar & Grill. For this event, Joe's Bar & Grill will serve a sepcial menu featuring an appertif, salad, two 3-4 ounce South African Rock Lobster tails, and a 6 ounce filet mignon with the vegetable of the day and oven roasted garlic potatoes. Dessert selections include the guiltless brownie a la mode, and the white chocolate banana bread pudding. Joe's Bar & Grill will offer their regular menu from 5-10 p.m.

This event costs $45 per person or $85 per couple. Reservations are recommended.

Greg Norman's Australian Grille

Celebrate the New Year by enjoying a fine dining experience at Greg Norman's Australian Grille. Live music will be performed by Surfside from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., and a champagne toast will take place at midnight. Guests will also receive party favors to make the event more festive.

The special menu will include cream of lobster soup, pan-seared and butter-poached grouper served on top of lump crab risotto, surf and turf, and more.

Avista Resort

Spend your New Year's Eve celebrating with the friendly folks at Avista Resort! Avista Resort will be hosting a special New Year's Eve Celebration Dinner and Party which will feature live music by Lakeside Drive, an exquisite menu, a champagne toast, and a live viewing of the ball drop in Times Square. Reservations are required.

This event costs $90 per person or $170 per couple (plus tax and gratuity).

Grande Shores

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Grande Shores. From 5-8 p.m. the Shoreline Cafe at Grande Shores will be offering hors d'oeuvres such as prime rib sliders, stuffed mushrooms, cheese sticks, crab cakes, and more. This event costs $12.95 per person and includes party favors and party hats. Guests may also enjoy a champagne cocktail for an additional $6.

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes will be hosting their annual New Year's Eve celebration this year. Those joining the party will enjoy top-notch accommodations along with admission to the luxurious party. The party will feature a reception and a four-course meal. The exquisite menu will include selections such as duo of prime rib beef tenderloin and Chilean sea bass, mushroom veloute with winter black truffle, and more. There will also be live entertainment from Tru Sol, party favors, a balloon drop at midnight, and much more!

Packages begin at $394 per couple. However, party admission is available for $139 per person.

Ocean Reef Resort

Enjoy your New Year's Eve in style at Ocean Reef Resort. The New Year's package at Ocean Reef Resort starts at $209 per couple and includes oceanfront accommodations, a New Year's Eve party and buffet, a midnight champgane toast, and a New Year's Day breakfast for two. A cash bar will also be available for those who are 21 and up.

Prince Resort

This year, Prince Resort is offering a New Year's Eve celebration! Enjoy Prince Resort's New Year's dinner and party package for $65 per person, or $39 per person for dinner only. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., however, if you're staying for dinner and the celebration, then your dinner will begin at 8 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ Chris Mayerich. Along with music, guests will enjoy party favors, hats, a cash bar, and a free champagne toast at midnight.