New Year's Eve events around Charleston

With so many bars in Charleston having New Year's Eve parties, one might have trouble picking out where to go and what to do. With every bar offering a champagne toast a midnight and some music, some places are doing a little extra to make sure that your New Years is memorable.

Below is a sample of some places that could make your New Year's Eve special:


New Year's Eve Platinum Ball

Info: There will be plenty of music to bring in the new year at Hippodrome, including live local bands and DJ's. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight, and a surprise performance.

Where: Hippodrome Widescreen Cinema and Performing Arts Center, 360 Concord Street

Tickets: $95 and will include drinks and appetizers. VIP tickets are $150.

Snyder Grand Ball

Where: SC Aquarium

Tickets: $125. The event has sold out.

Mad River Bar and Grille

Info: $100 will get you into this new year's bash, giving you access to a top-shelf open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a balloon drop. There will also be a live DJ providing music.

Where: Mad River Bar and Grille, Market Street

Tickets: $100

New Year's Eve Dance party at The Brick

Info: The New Year's Eve Dance Party at Brick will feature a DJ who will be pumping music all night to get you dancing. The bar will have mulitple drink specials. Party favors will be given out, along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Where: The Brick, 213-B East Bay Street

Tickets: $125. The event has sold out

Day of the Dead Goodbye to 2011

Info: The new year will begin with a celebration of the year that was. This funeral themed party will include a free champagne toast, live music and skull face-painting. This is event will be free to attend.

Where: The Tattooed Moose, 1137 Morrison Drive

Tickets: Free

New Year's Eve at the Music Farm

Info: The Movement will be hitting the stage at the Music Farm, jammin the night away with their reggae/rock style of music. Long Miles and Three Legged Fox will open the show, which starts at 8 p.m.

Where: Music Farm, 32 Ann Street

Tickets: $15 in advance and $20 day of

New Year's Eve Party at Rooftop

Info: Celebrate new years under the stars at Rooftop Bar. The Louie D. Project will be performing live, and there will be a complimentary champagne toast and party favors for all.

The event costs $20 to get in, or having dinner at Library that night will get you free admission.

Where: Rooftop Bar at Vendue Inn, 19 Vendue Range

Tickets: $20

New Year's Eve at Club Pantheon

Info: New Year's Eve at Club Pantheon will be hosted by MC Brook Collins with DJ Jesse and DJ David. There will be a $5,000 cash drop at midnight. Tickets to the event are $10 at the door.

Where: Club Pantheon, 28 Ann Street

Tickets: $10

Boone's Bar and Grill New Year's Eve

Info: Celebrate New Year's Eve at Boone's Bar and Grill. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will listening tot he music of The David Higgins Band

Where: Boone's Bar and Grill, 345 King Street

Tickets: $20

Torch Velvet Lounge New Year's Eve

Info: Celebrate New Year's Eve at Torch Velvet Lounge. The masquerade-themed New Year's Eve party begins at 8 p.m. There will be complimentary Mardi Gras masks, bottle service, a champagne toast, and limo service.

Where: Torch Velvet Lounge, 545 King Street

Tickets: $10 in advance and $20 at the door

Mt. Pleasant

Red's New Year's Eve Bash

Info: Red's Ice House will be offering four bars and live music all night long. There will be plenty of room for everyone as the lighthouse next door to Red's will be open. Tickets to this event are $80 and will include a food buffet and a free champagne toast at midnight.

Where: Red's Ice House, 98 Church Street

Tickets: $80

New Year's Eve dinner at Red Drum and Next Door

Info: Bring in the new year with fine dining and fireworks at both Red Drum and Next Door restaurants. Both will be offering special gourmet dinner selections, as well as Bottomless Bubbles for $11. As the ball drops at midnight, there will be a fireworks show for all to enjoy.

Where: Red Drum, 803 Coleman Blvd.

Tickets: Event is free, food and berverage not included

New Year's Eve Crystal Ball

Info: There will be live music and food a-plenty  at the Omar Shrine Temple on New Year's Eve. Enjoy music from the East Coast Party Band and Plane Jane, a digital sound and light show, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Tickets to the event are $110, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit MUSC's Children's Hospital. The party starts at 8 p.m.

Where: Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road

Tickets: $110

Blackbeard's Cove family fun for New Year's Eve

Info: If you are looking to have some outdoor fun with the family on New Year's Eve, Blackbeard's Cove is the place to be.

From 4 to 8 p.m., a family-of-four Mutinee Pass will get you two hours of unlimited golf, go-karts, climbing wall, jump land and indoor playground access, along with a 16" pizza and drinks. A teen party will start at 10 p.m.

Where: Blackbeard's Cove, 3255 Hwy 17 N.

Tickets: Event is free, food and berverage not included

New Year's Eve Dinner at Bistro 526

Info: Those looking for a wine and dine new years experience can go to Bistro 536. For $75, couples can enjoy two appetizers, two entrees, a bottle of wine, and a shared dessert.

Where: Bistro 536, 536 Belle Station Blvd.

Tickets: $75

West Ashley

New Year's Eve Prom with Dante's Camaro

Where: The Tin Roof, 1117 Magnolia Road

New Year's Eve at Voodoo

Where: Voodoo Tiki Bar and Lounge, 15 Magnolia Road

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Italian-Inspired New Year's Eve Dinner

Where: The Glass Onion, 1219 Savannah Hwy

North Charleston    

New Year's Eve with Ellen Drive

Where: Wild Wing, 7618 Rivers Avenue

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New Year's Eve with Tidal Jive

Where: The Mill, 1026 East Montague Avenue

New Year's Eve with Uncharted

Where: Wings Neighborhood Bar and Grill, 2110 Greenridge Avenue