What is going on in Myrtle Beach for New Year’s?

Ready for one last getaway in 2020?

Of course, you are. This has been a challenging calendar to flip for many. Items and routines of comfort and happiness are welcome at every turn. New Year’s Eve – a time of reflection and celebration – is coming up.

What better way to acknowledge it than in your favorite getaway place: Myrtle Beach?

There’s some cool stuff going on in the Grand Strand to ring out 2020 and ring in 2021. Gatherings won’t be massive but will be fun and meaningful. Whether it’s a family jaunt to Myrtle Beach or a couple’s getaway, make it a four-day weekend to renew and recharge for 2021.


Fun New Year’s Facts

Did you know:

  • Nearly half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Most common:
    • Losing weight
    • Getting organized
    • Spending less
    • Saving more
    • Staying fit
    • Quitting smoking.

About 25% of Americans have abandoned resolutions by mid-January!

  • In the south, eating black-eyed peas and collard greens on New Year’s Day are said to bring wealth and prosperity in the new year.

Don’t miss Myrtle Beach New Year’s celebrations

Are they doing cool stuff in Myrtle Beach for New Year’s? Better bet your sunglasses they are.

Fun Warehouse New Year’s Eve

Dec. 31, Family-friendly late night 5 p.m. 1 a.m.; Party all night 5 p.m.-7 a.m.

It’s the New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Fun Warehouse in Myrtle Beach. The family-friendly late-night event is $30 per person and includes:

  • One go-kart race
  • One game of laser tag
  • Skating
  • Inflatables

The party-all-night package is $48 per person and includes:

  • Two go-kart races
  • Unlimited laser tag
  • Skating
  • One virtual-reality game
  • Unlimited mini bowling
  • One slice of pizza and one small drink
  • Morning doughnuts

New Year’s at Tin Roof​


The party at Tin Roof will come in two places: Get to the live music room for $25 per person in groups of four, or $20 per person on the rooftop for groups of two. Come celebrate with the appropriately named party, A Night to Remember, a Year to Forget”!

You’ll get:

  • Appetizer platter
  • Champagne
  • Choice of a domestic bucket of beer or seltzers
  • Optional all-inclusive drink package 8-10:30 p.m.

Tin Roof offers reservations for events but also welcomes walk-ins when space is available.

Ringing in again in Margaritaville

Usher in 2021 at Margaritaville at Broadway at the Beach. The family-friendly event is Dec. 31, 6-10 p.m., with live music, party favors, 10 p.m. toast, and no cover. Call (843) 448-5455 for details. The holidays are magical at Broadway at the Beach.

Shop, grab a bite to eat, and more, on New Year’s Eve Day, or a day early. Check out the Merry & Musical Christmas Tree, with a show every 30 minutes, 4 p.m. to close.


Banditos New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party

Check out the full-spread, touchless buffet with your favorite Banditos desserts and more. Festivities begin at Banditos Cantina, 7-10:30 p.m, Dec. 31. Get the all-inclusive package for:

  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Entertainment

Cost: $50 per person. You can buy additional drinks until 11 p.m. General admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Buy advance tickets because of limited seating.


Southern Times in Valor Park on New Year’s Eve

With live music from Painted Man, enjoy Southern Times at Valor Park in Market Common in Myrtle Beach, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-midnight. There will be food and drink vendors available, and a marvelous ball drop planned.

Don’t miss the midnight fireworks!

Masks required where social distancing isn’t possible, such as restroom lines and common areas. Tickets required. A receipt totaling $25 or more in any Market Common restaurant or shop dated on or after Dec. 21, will get you a ticket. Check the website for details.

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Holidays on the Boardwalk

Dec. 31 will mark the final day for this celebration, daily, noon-5 p.m.

Kids can ride the holiday train for $3 per person. Each day at 2 p.m., catch the live holiday music production on stage. Expect lots of audience participation opportunities! Children will love caricature artists, costumed characters, glitter tattoos, and more.

Close the book on 2020 in Myrtle Beach

There’s plenty of fun things going on in Myrtle Beach for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Come solo, bring a special someone, or load up the family for one last beach vacation before the year ends! There’s something to be said for taking it easy in your condo and ringing in 2021 with a beautiful ocean view, too.

Come spend the new year at Ocean Reef Resort

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Ocean Reef Resort has spectacular views, spacious, clean rooms, a fabulous Tiki Bar, and specials for everyone this winter. From money-saving holiday deals to breakfast-included packages to ways to spend the whole winter in Myrtle Beach, there’s a deal for you. Check out all the specials and make your reservation today at Ocean Reef Resort.