Ring in 2019 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and you’ll have tons of events and activities to choose from come New Year’s Eve. From special adult-only celebrations to kid-friendly parties, there is enough happening along the Grand Strand to ensure it’s one of the busiest (and best!) nights of the year. Here are a few of our favorites:
Fireworks at Barefoot Landing
Catch a fireworks show to remember after dinner or before a night out at Barefoot Landing. Fireworks show is free and begins at 7 p.m. over the lake on New Year’s Eve. To see a full schedule of New Year’s Eve events at Barefoot Landing, visit www.bflanding.com.
A Southern Times Square at The Market Common
Watch a live feed of the New York City Times Square New Year’s Eve party, enjoy live music, food and drink vendors and plenty of activities for kids. The event begins at 9 p.m. and ends at midnight, when a ball drop will ring in the New Year, Myrtle Beach style. Admission to A Southern Times Square is free. Check out www.marketcommonmb.com for more information.
Brookgreen Gardens New Year’s Eve Stroll Under the Lights
Enjoy a more relaxed evening out during Brookgreen’s New Year’s Eve Stroll Under the Lights event from 6 to 9 p.m. The sculpture gardens will be illuminated by candlelight, holiday lights, and decor. Strolling musicians throughout the garden add to the charm of the evening. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for members. Advance reservations are required. Visit www.brookgreen.org for more info.
Comedy Cabana hosts a Myrtle Beach New Year’s Eve party with party favors, lots of laughter and plenty of reasons to toast. They offer two performances on New Year’s Eve, one at 7:30 p.m. and one at 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a full bar and grill. Tickets for the early show are $35. For the late show, tickets are $45 for general admission and $50 for preferred seating. Visit www.comedycabana.com for more information.
Legends In Concert New Year’s Eve Celebration
Legends in Concert marks the end of another show season with a New Year’s Eve Celebration. The late show will offer a simulcast of the New York Times Square ball-drop, party favors and champagne (for purchase) to ring in the New Year. There will be a show at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Call 800-960-7469 for more information.
Hard Rock Cafe New Year’s Eve Bash
From 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, Hard Rock Cafe at Broadway at the Beach celebrates in style with their New Year’s Eve Bash. The event features live music with Black Glass, a balloon drop, confetti cannons, live simulcast from Times Square, and a complimentary appetizer buffet at midnight. General admission tickets are $40 plus tax, while reserved seating is available for $75 per person. VIP tickets (including a 3-course meal and champagne service) are $290 per couple. Ages 21 & older only. Call (843) 946-0007 for more information and reservations.
Fun Warehouse’s New Year’s Eve All Night Skate
Fun Warehouse will be offering all night skate passes for $30 to ring in the New Year. Admission includes unlimited skating from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., basic skate rentals, one game of laser tag, a go-cart race, a slice of pizza and a drink, and breakfast in the morning before guests head home. Call (843) 748-0302 for more info.
“Noon Year's” at LuLu's
Dec 31, 2018 10 am to 2 pm
Noon Year's at LuLu's is a fun-filled day for kids and adults alike. Crafts, kid safe fireworks, and games are only the beginning. When the clock strikes noon, there will be a huge beach ball drop over LuLu's Beach and hundreds of colorful beach balls will flood the beach. Noon Year’s at LuLu’s will last from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also feature a live band, face painting, balloon animals and more.
Ring in 2019 in ‘Medieval’ Style
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament will host a special 9:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve show. The event includes hors d’oeuvres, a tour of the medieval museum of torture, a live show, delicious four-course feast, free party favors, and a DJ dance party. There’s also a champagne toast and balloon ball drop at midnight. Call (843) 236-4635 for more information.
New Year’s Eve with Corey Smith
House of Blues at Barefoot Landing will host Corey Smith this December 31 for a fun New Year’s Eve celebration. The Americana singer will bring his signature songs to the beach, including “Drinkin’ Again,” “If I Could Do It Again,” and “I Love Everyone.” Ticket prices start at $22. Show starts at 9 p.m. Call (843) 272-3000 for more information.
New Year’s Eve at Big M Casino
Start your New Year on the water, aboard The Big M Casino Boat for their New Year’s Eve celebration. Ship I offers a New Year’s Eve celebration for the general public and Ship II provides fun for VIP players. Ships sail from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. while guests are treated to hors d’oeuvres, a full dinner buffet, and free champagne toast at midnight. In addition, live DJ and percussionist Corey Holden will provide entertainment, and two cash bars and gambling games will be available. Make reservations by calling 843-249-9811 ext. 307 or 308. The cruise costs $75 per person.