There is plenty to do this New Year's Eve in the Lowcountry, but before you make your plans, check out the 2010 New Year's Eve guide to see what is going on Friday night.
New Year's Eve party in Marion Square
The City of Charleston is throwing a New Year's Eve party in Marion Square from 4-10:30 p.m. on the 31st. A high-energy arts event is planned and plenty of family-oriented concerts are planned. The event will be alcohol free. More Details.
New Year's Eve Crystal Ball
Join the Charleston Marriott as it hosts the New Year's Eve Crystal Ball to ring 2011. The Blue Dogs, The East Coast Party Band, On The Hunt, and a special guest DJ will provide the tunes. An open bar and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and there will be a champagne toast at midnight. More Details.
The Presidential Ball at McGrady's
Celebrate New Year's Eve dressed as your favorite political figure and ring in 2011 at McCrady's. The Presidential Ball will feature snacks, a DJ, open bar, and a champagne toast. The fun starts at 10 p.m. More details.
New Year's Eve Beach Bash
The Tides Hotel on Folly Beach is throwing a New Year's Eve Beach Bash to ring in 2011. The event will feature live entertainment, dancing, an open , bar, a buffet, and fireworks at midnight. More details.
Red's Icehouse New Year's Eve Bash
Red's Icehouse will host a New Year's eve bash that will span two Shem Creek locations. For $80 you get a buffet, drinks, fireworks, and live music from the Dave Landeo band, Not So Serious, and The Secrets at both Red's and the Lighthouse. More details.
Resolution 2011 at Memminger Auditorium
Resolution 2011 will ring in the New Year at Memminger Auditorium with dueling DJs, hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, and Charleston Dance FX starting at 9 p.m. More details.
Snyder Grand Ball for New Year's Eve
The SC Aquarium will host the Snyder Grand Ball for New Year's Eve. The ball will feature music from Quiana Parker and DJ Natty Heavy will be spinning in the shark tank. More details.
New Year's Eve at West Ashley Home Team BBQ
Home Team BBQ in West Ashley will have live music from Steel Petals (blues/southern rock) and Hundred Hands Down (Americana Rock), a cocktail buffet and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight to celebrate New Year's Eve Friday night. More details.
'Rags to Riches' New Year's Eve Party
The Tattooed Moose will host a "Rags to Riches" New Year's Eve Party starting at 8 p.m. Rachel Kate and Friends will provide the music, and there will be a champagne toast at midnight, all for no cover. More details.
Mad River New Year's Eve Party
From 8 p.m. until 2 a.m., Mad River Bar and Grille will host a New Year's Eve party that includes hos d'oeuvres, an open bar, and an ice luge. More details.
'New Beers Eve' at Market Street Saloon
The North Charleston location of Market Street Saloon will host its "New Beers Eve" party December 31. Admission is $5 before 9 p.m. and $10 after, and gets you a complimentary buffet, a champagne or Miller High Life toast, a saloon girl performance, and a DJ spinning tunes. More details.
New Year's Eve at Sullivan's Island Home Team BBQ
Home Team BBQ on Sullivan's Island will have live music from Gaslight Street and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight as part of its New Year's Eve celebration. All patrons will also receive a free CD from Gaslight Street, a new rock, funk and soul band. More details.
Bee Gees Dance Party at Voodoo Tiki Bar
Voodoo Tiki Bar will host a Bee Gees Dance Party for New Year's Eve. DJ D Rock will be spinning starting at midnight following a champagne toast. No cover will be charged to get your groove on. More details.
Summerville Shag Party
The Summerville Shaggers Shag Club will a have New Years Eve Party under the Candlelite Pavilion at the Summerville Country Club. The party starts at 7 p.m. Admission includes two toasts and food. More details.
Kiawah Island party at Night Heron Park