New Year’s Eve at Noon – Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 9 AM – 5 PM at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Ring in the New Year at the stroke of noon with Columbia’s only ball drop for kids on December 31. Doors open at 9am and close at 5pm with New Year’s Eve activities from 10am-1pm. As the countdown to noon begins, a giant illuminated ball descends and lands at the foot of EDDIE®, kicking off the biggest mid-day celebration in town! It all ends with a juice box toast to the new year.
Trombone Shorty + Sister Hazel (free!) on NYE in Columbia, SC – Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 6:30 PM – 12:30 AM at Famously Hot New Year, 1201 Gervais Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Join tens of thousands of revelers on Dec. 31 in downtown Columbia, S.C., at South Carolina’s largest NYE celebration, with a free, full-length concert starring New Orleans musical royalty, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and the most colossal fireworks display in the two Carolinas! For info please visit http://www.famouslyhotnewyear.com.
Bruce Bruce’s New Years Party w/ DJ Gitlow – Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 9:30 PM – 1:30 AM at Comedy House, 2768 Decker Blvd, Columbia, South Carolina 29206. This NYE Party includes the comedy show, party favors, countdown & dancing at midnight with DJ GITLOW plus our 2017 New Year Buffet for all ticket holders. Tickets are $55 & $75. $75 tickets adds Champagne with the best seats in the house to bring in the 2017. More info (803) 798-9898, http://comedyhouse.us/buy-tickets/.
Mynt’s 2017 New Year’s Bash – Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 9 PM – 2:30 AM at Mynt Lounge Bistro, 2732 Decker Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 29206. Grown & Sexy Atmosphere. Military absolutely FREE before 10pm. Bottle service all night long. For VIP packages call 8037242275. Couples tables available. Dj Prettyboi Mel providing the music. Dress code is sexy with No athletic apparel or shoes. This will be the hottest event for NYE 2016. THE LAST AND THE BEST PARTY IN THE CITY.
A Luxe-Scale New Year’s Eve Masquerade – Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 9 PM – 2 AM at Studio Cellar Columbia, 912 Lady St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Celebrate the incoming of 2017 with a posh evening of delectable food and drinks in an upscale atmosphere. Formal attire required; please wear a masqerade mask. 25 or older; valid ID required. Tickets available at Eventbrite!