Cover-Free NYE: Charleston's Best No-Cover New Year's Eve Events

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No cover. No tickets. No hassle. No fuss. Just the way you like it.


Club 1999

Faculty Lounge

December 31 | 7:00 p.m.

DJ Cool Hand J will be spinning 90s hits at this hip NYE shindig, featuring champagne cocktails, shot specials, and…Spiked Capri Suns. It’s gonna be all that and a bag of chips.


Ring in the New Year

Local 616

December 31 | 8:00 p.m.

Better wear your dancing shoes because DJ Art of Listening will be crankin’ out the jamz all night. And there’s a free champagne toast at midnight. Word.


Dirty Circus New Year’s Eve EP Release

The Mill

December 31 | 10:00 p.m.

Knock back a complimentary champagne toast and rock and roll-in the New Year with Bully Pulpit, Lily Slay, and Dirty Circus, who will be releasing their new EP, Stories from the Soapbox. 2015


2014 Happy New Year

Seanachai Social Club

December 31 | 9:00 p.m.

Seanchai's NYE bash has all the traditions covered: a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, ball drop, and—reason No. 126 Johns Island is awesome—fireworks. And their whiskey selection is superb.


Ballers Eve

The Tattooed Moose

December 31 | 8:00 p.m.

You don’t have to be a baller to celebrate NYE right at this ATL-themed party, featuring live hip-hop from ILL DOOTS, a late-night dance party with DJ Black Olive, and a champagne toast at midnight.


First Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

Union Provisions

December 31 | 10:30 p.m.

Swing dance to music from the River City Dixieland Jazz Band and enjoy a midnight toast from a Nebuchadnezzar (aka a big ole bottle) of Veuve Clicquot. Fancy.


Not feeling all the hubbub? A midnight toast about as New Year's Eve-y as you get? Then Gene's Haufbrau and Royal American have got you covered. Cheers.