Charleston Hotels & Vacation Rentals for New Year's Eve

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Charleston: Ringing in the New Year in the Holy City

Contrary to what its nickname might lead you to believe, Charleston knows how to throw a party. Notorious for its hospitality and nightlife, Charleston thoroughly entertains its visitors. Staying at Charleston vacation rentals for New Year's Eve will have you in the thick of the fun!

New Year's Eve in Charleston: Top Accommodations

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Riverland Terrace, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $149
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $88
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Charleston, Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
from $126
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4.4
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
James Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $300
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3.8
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
James Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $162
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Charleston, Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
from $118
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
French Quarter, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $134
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4.9
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Charleston, Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States
from $152
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4.6
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cannonborough Elliotborough, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $119
HomeAway
4.8
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The Best Spots to See New Year's Eve Fireworks in Charleston

Experience a New Year's Eve like no other with citywide events including block parties, galas, and masquerades. Due to Charleston's location on the water, many party places will offer marvelous views of the New Year's Eve fireworks.

  • 1. USS Yorktown

    On board USS Yorktown at Patriots Point, you can celebrate the New Year with one of the best fireworks views available. This event is one of the fastest selling for New Years in Charleston, so you want to get your tickets early.

  • 2. The Rooftop Bar at Vendue

    One of the premier Charleston hotels for New Year's Eve, Vendue's annual party at its Rooftop Bar is a favorite among locals. Great music, drinks, and nosh help to ring in the New Year, and the view of the fireworks is the one of the best in the downtown area.

  • 3. Spiritline Dinner Cruise

    While any night is a great night for a dinner cruise in Charleston Harbor, New Year's Eve onboard the Spirit of Carolina is made extra special with a phenomenal view of the fireworks.

  • 4. Tides Hotel on Folly Beach

    Among the best Charleston hotels for New Year's Eve, Tides throws a full-on waterfront bash. Outside the hustle and bustle of downtown, in a laid-back beachfront community, views of the fireworks from Tides are epic. Additionally, the hotel has multiple areas for live music and libations to keep the party hopping!

Best Places to Stay for New Year's Eve in Charleston

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $99
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Daniel Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $96
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5.0
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Charleston New Year's Eve Family Activities

Between Christmas and New Year's Day, there are loads of fun family-friendly activities to enjoy in Charleston.

  • 1. The New Year's Eve Party in Marion Square

    Thrown by the city for local and visiting families, this alcohol-free event is highlighted with music, children's activities, and street entertainers.

  • 2. Polar Bear Plunge

    You can take part in this low-country tradition at Sullivan's Island or Folly Beach, depending on where you're staying in the city.

  • 3. Self-guided walking tour

    For a different approach, download a self-guided walking tour, which starts at the Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, where Broad meets East Bay. Stroll and explore the historic locales of downtown while the parties and celebrations swirl around you. If you time it right, you can end your walking tour on the Battery at the end of East Bay just in time to catch the fireworks over the water.

Recommended Accommodations for New Year's Eve in Charleston

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $51
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4.8
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
James Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $42
Airbnb
4.9
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Daniel Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
from $35
Airbnb
4.9
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