Family-Friendly New Years Eve & Day Events Around Charleston


Anyone else ready to say goodbye to 2020?! Here’s a look at the family-friendly events happening around the Lowcountry, both in-person and virtual! And the best part is you can finish early enough to get the kids to bed, count down to midnight, and sip champagne with the grown-ups!

Noon Year’s Eve Party

A special event for those with an early bedtime! We have crafted a special event for the littles to celebrate the New Year at NOON! We will be having a pizza party, balloon drop, games, and giveaways! Pizza will be served at 11:30 am. Tickets in advance are a must! All attendees must bring socks and sign a waiver to play!

Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Location: Bizzy Bee Indoor Play Center, 7671-A Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston, 29406

2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Bubbles Party

Join us for our 2nd annual New Year’s Eve Bubbles Party! General Admission pricing applies for this party with reentry privileges all day! Bubbles for EVERYONE as we bring back our $20 bottomless bubbles bar for mom & dad and fill the playground with soap bubbles for your littles! Let’s say goodbye to 2020 in style! (COVID safety protocol will apply including our self-imposed 50% capacity. Please see our website for more details.)

Time: 9 am – 5 pm

Location: Skip & Sully, 620-M Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant, 29464

Virtual Noon Year’s Eve at the Children’s Museum

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry’s annual tradition is to ring in the new year with a big mid-day celebration on December 31st. 2020 has been different in every way, and CML’s Noon Years Eve event will be different too, but that won’t mean less fun! CML will host a virtual Noon Years Eve celebration, offering families a take-home party in a box and a live stream event filled with music, the anticipated count down, and plenty of fun for the whole family! Click Here for Registration

Time: 11 am

Location: Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St., Charleston, 29403

New Years Day Brunch & Pajama Party!

Come start the New Year off right! We’ll be serving our full brunch menu from 10am-3pm as well as $10 Mimosa Carafes and all you can eat pancakes for just $8! Come enjoy breakfast in your pj’s while listening to DJ Frank Q.

Time: 10 am – 3 pm

Location: Bohemian Bull, 1531 Folly Rd., Charleston, 29412

New Year’s Eve Flip-Flop Drop & Fireworks

The famous Folly Beach Flip Flop Drop will take place on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31st. Local restaurants will be open and family-friendly festivities begin at 10:00 pm. The flip flop drops and fireworks fly at midnight!

At 11:59, the huge, sparkly flip-flops will descend to mark the stroke of midnight and the beginning of 2020. A spectacular fireworks over the beach will follow immediately!

Time: 10 pm

Location: Folly Beach

Know of a kid-friendly event that’s not listed? Let us know in the comments and we’ll add it!