New Year’s is a time for reflection and new beginnings. It’s a time for setting goals and making plans. The major question now is: How are you spending your New Year’s Eve? Greenville has a lot to offer to make your night the ultimate New Year’s Eve bash! From galas to lounges, Greenville creates varying atmospheres that cater to your mood and preferences, no matter your price range. Here are a few suggestions to provide a memorable evening in the Upstate.
Southern Skyline Grand Ball, Hyatt Regency
Southern charm meets contemporary cool at the Hyatt Regency for the first annual Southern Skyline Grand Ball, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children. If you’re looking for a black tie-optional event with a top shelf open bar and heavy Hors d’Oeuvres, this is the event for you. You can also enjoy music stylings by the Dave Higgins Band and DJ Apollo until 2 a.m.
Tuesday, December 31 9 p.m.
TIX: $125 per person / $200 couple
Blue Year’s Eve, The Handlebar
Greenville’s own house band brings down the 2014 ball in the Upstate’s earliest party. Join fellow Blues enthusiasts for an affordable, intimate night at the Handlebar with True Blues. The party starts at 8 p.m. for those who want to ring in the New Year early!
Tuesday, December 31 – 8PM
New Year’s Eve Champagne Party, SIP Rooftop Lounge
Enjoy your New Year’s Eve with a premium champagne tasting at Greenville’s rooftop wine lounge and enjoy live acoustic rock by the Ragamuffins. To add to the fun, there will be free bubbles throughout the night from a special bar.
Tuesday, December 31, 9 p.m. -1 a.m.
TIX: $35 per person in advance / $40 at the door
New Year’s Eve Gala, Blues Boulevard
For an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve experience check out the Gala at Blues Boulevard. It includes dinner & dessert, unlimited house beer & wine and a midnight champagne toast. There will be live music by The J. Henry Experience.
$75 per person, $125 per couple
Transportation home available for $25 (Greenville area, arrange in advance)
Smiley’s New Years Eve, Smiley’s Acoustic Café
Looking for a fun night on the town that’s FREE? Check out Smiley’s Acoustic Café. The event will include live music by The Swingin’ Richards, free party favors, free champagne and free breakfast at the end of the night!
Tuesday, December 31, 9:30 p.m.- 1 a.m.
Live Music by The Swingin’ Richards
New Year’s Eve Champagne Coundown, The Roost Restaurant at The Hyatt
The Roost offers a champagne countdown starting at 9 p.m. Champagne is $3 from 9-10 p.m., $2 from 10- 11 p.m. and $1 from 11 p.m.- 11:59 p.m. FREE Champagne at midnight! A special 4-course dinner with a bottle of champagne for 2 will be served.
Tuesday, December 31, 9PM
TIX: $90 per couple