As 2021 is coming to a close and 2022 sits just around the corner, Dayton House Resort is excited that you’ll be celebrating New Year’s in Myrtle Beach. From one end of the Grand Strand to the other, many festive celebrations are taking place for the holiday weekend, but you’ll find the majority of the fun on New Year’s Eve.
From kid-focused “Noon” Year’s Eve parties to massive fireworks displays and a southern-style ball drop, New Year’s in Myrtle Beach will not disappoint. Check out our list of all the great events taking place on New Year’s weekend in Myrtle Beach:
Top 10 New Year’s Eve Parties In Myrtle Beach
1| New Year’s Eve on the MarshWalk | Murrells Inlet MarshWalk
Ring in the New Year at one of the biggest parties in town. The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk will host jubilant celebrations at all eight restaurants. Starting at 5:00 p.m., partake in scrumptious bites, lively libations and live entertainment. From one end of the MarshWalk to the other, celebrate the start of 2022 with friends and family.
2| NYE Extravaganza | Banditos Cantina
Enjoy a New Year’s fiesta at Banditos Cantina. This year’s annual party will feature live music, party favors, festive food and beverages and a champagne toast at midnight. Lane Ward will kick off the party, performing from 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. Next, the headliner, 87 & Pine, will perform from 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Tickets are not required, but Banditos recommends you reserve your seat in advance by calling 843-712-2992.
3| Dressed Up To Get Down: NYE Prom Party | Tin Roof
Come decked out in your finest party attire for Tin Roof’s NYE Prom Party. Guests will enjoy live music on two stages, multiple bars, confetti cannons and a complimentary champagne toast. Entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m. with The Great Reset taking the stage. Performances by The Mexicants and DJ A.M.P begin at 9:30 p.m. VIP Packages are available and include “Skip the Line” passes, a bottle of champagne, appetizers and reserved seating.
4| New Year’s Eve Bash | RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar
Welcome the start of 2022 with an oceanfront celebration at RipTydz. Festivities begin at 8:00 p.m. and include live music, fire breathers and dancers, a photo booth, caricature artists and a sizeable buffet. Party-goers will have the choice to purchase a buffet-only ticket, a bar-only ticket or a combination ticket. Advance tickets are encouraged and may be purchased online.
5| Funky New Year’s Celebration | Plyler Park
Dance in the New Year with a Funky New Year’s Celebration. The Oceanfront Merchants Association will host this free event in Plyler Park. The fun starts at 8:00 p.m. and will include live music by Funkasaurus, kids activities and much more. Plyler Park is located next to the SkyWheel at the end of Mr. Joe White Ave, just one mile south of the Dayton House Resort.
6| A Southern Times Square | The Market Common
Celebrate the New Year with A Southern Times Square. Just like NYC, The Market Common event will feature a sparkling ball drop at midnight and grand fireworks display. Before the big finale, guests are invited to share a meal at one of the local restaurants or food vendors on-site, purchase party favors like hats and necklaces, use the party photo booth to take pictures with family and friends, enjoy live entertainment by Painted Man and Mr. Farmer and visit the Beer and Wine Garden. The kids’ area will include inflatables, carnival games with prizes, face painting and balloon art. Gates open at 9:00 p.m. Visit the website for ticket information.
7| Rockin’ New Year’s Bash! | Hard Rock Cafe
Everyone’s a VIP at Hard Rock Cafe’s 2022 Rockin’ New Year’s Bash! Simply purchase your tickets online to reserve your table for the event. Celebrators will enjoy live music, a four-course dinner, festive libations, party favors and more. Dinner features a shareable appetizer, salad, entree and sweet treat. Each guest will also receive a “NYE Sparkler” (sparkling wine jello shot), a dessert mojito and a bottle of sparkling wine. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the fun goes until 1:00 a.m.
8| NYE Party | Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville
Learn why it’s always 5’oclock in Margaritaville at the 2022 NYE Party. With a $10 cover charge, guests will receive party favors and a midnight margarita shooter. They will also enjoy live music by The Paul Grimshaw Band, stilt-walking entertainers and great dinner specials. The whole family is welcome to celebrate at Margaritaville with no cover charge for kids 12 and under. The party starts at 9:00 p.m.
9| New Year’s Eve Party | Crooked Hammock Brewery
Toast the start of a new year with friends and family at Crooked Hammock Brewery. With a guaranteed snow-covered Backyard and a full lineup of food and fun, party-goers are sure to enjoy the last big event of Holidays at the Hammock. Festivities will include a massive all-you-can-eat buffet, an open bar with housemade specialties, dance-worthy live music and the traditional Keg Drop at midnight. Tickets are available for purchase online with a special discounted price for designated drivers. This Crooked Holiday Party starts at 8:00 p.m.
10| New Year’s Eve Prohibition Party | LOCAL: Eat-Drink-Celebrate
Dress like it’s 1922 as you celebrate the start of 2022 at Local’s New Year’s Eve Prohibition Party. An all-inclusive ticket includes live entertainment, an open bar, dinner and a midnight toast. The dinner spread will feature hors d’oeuvres, prime rib, risotto, breakfast favorites and desserts. A portion of ticket sales will benefit Carolina Human Reinvestment.
Myrtle Beach New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Start off 2022 with a bang at one of the area’s New Year’s Eve fireworks displays:
1| Barefoot Landing | 4898 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach | 7:00 p.m.
2| Broadway at the Beach | 1325 Celebrity Cir, Myrtle Beach | 8:00 p.m.
3| The Market Common | 4017 Deville St, Myrtle Beach | Midnight
Family-Friendly New Year’s Activities In Myrtle Beach
Beyond the New Year’s Eve parties and massive fireworks displays around town, many other local businesses are hosting special events to commemorate the beginning of a new year. Here are the best family-friendly activities to join this New Year’s in Myrtle Beach :
1| New Year’s Eve Celebration | Surfside Bowling Center
- Date & Time: Dec. 31st from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. OR 8:00 p.m. – midnight
- Ticket options: Spare Package ($65 per lane for up to 6 people) includes unlimited bowling, shoe rental, champagne toast and party favors. Strike Package ($90 per lane for up to 6 people) includes unlimited bowling, shoe rental, one large pizza, an appetizer, champagne toast and party favors.
- Call 843-238-BOWL to reserve your lane.
2| New Year’s Eve Bash | Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park
- Date & Time: Dec. 31st from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Tickets are $20 per person and include two hours of jump time, a slice of pizza, a drink and a glow necklace.
- The event will feature a live DJ, limbo competition, games and prizes, neon lights and more.
- Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are recommended.
3| Party Early With The Family This New Year’s Eve | Dave & Buster’s
- Date & Time: Dec. 31st from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
- Tickets are $40 per person and include a dinner buffet with drink and dessert, a $20 power card and unlimited video game play.
- The event will feature face painting, strolling magicians, balloon artists, temporary tattoos and more.
4| Noon Year’s Eve | Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s
- Date & Time: Dec. 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- The event will feature kid-focused fun with arts and crafts, face painting, balloon animals, kid-safe fireworks, live music and a beach ball drop at noon.
- Call 843-491-5011 for more information.
5| New Year’s Eve Bowling | 810 Billiards & Bowling
- Date & Time: Dec. 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
- Tickets are $60 for guests 20 and under and $75 for guests 21 and older. The package includes 2 hours of unlimited bowling, shoe rental, premium bar service, unlimited sodas, a choice of four appetizers and a complimentary toast at midnight (champagne or sparkling cider).
- To reserve a lane, call 713-337-2952 or fill out the online form for the location of your choice: North Myrtle Beach, The Market Common or Conway.
6| Noon Year’s Day Party | Ripley’s Aquarium
- Date & Time: Jan. 1st from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Tickets are $12.99 for ages 3-5, $24.99 for ages 6-11 and $36.99 for ages 12 and up.
- The event will feature a live DJ, fun with Ripley’s mascot, arts and crafts, a mermaid dive show, a penguin parade and more.
- Aquarium admission is included with your event ticket.
7| Oceanfront Ice Skating | Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place
- Date & Time: Dec. 31st from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., Jan. 1st & 2nd from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
- Tickets are $15 with your own skates or $20 with skate rentals.
- Only credit and debit cards will be accepted.
8| Holiday Shows | Myrtle Beach
Just because Christmas has passed, doesn’t mean you can’t squeeze in one more holiday show to celebrate New Year’s in Myrtle Beach. There are several theaters and dinner shows with performances this holiday weekend.
- The Christmas Show of the South – Dec. 31st, Jan. 1st and 2nd at 7:00 p.m.
- Christmas at Pirate’s Voyage – Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st at 3:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.
- The South’s Grandest Christmas Show – Dec. 31st at 3:00 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. and Jan. 1st at 7:00 p.m.
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament – Dec. 31st at 5:00 p.m., Jan. 1st at 4:30 p.m. or Jan. 2nd at 5:00 p.m.
- Nights of a Thousand Candles – Dec. 31st, Jan. 1st and 2nd from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
9| New Year’s Discounts On Myrtle Beach Resorts | Dayton House Resort
Have you finalized your plans for your 2022 vacation to Myrtle Beach? Dayton House Resort is currently offering 40% OFF all 2022 getaways with FREE Hot Breakfast Daily! This is a limited-time offer, so hurry and book your next vacation with Dayton House Resort. During your stay at Dayton House Resort, you’ll enjoy full access to our extensive list of on-site amenities, including:
- Complimentary Deluxe Hot Breakfast at The Rose Room
- Lunch, Dinner and Snacks at the Yella Umbrella Poolside Bar & Grill
- Indoor & Outdoor Pools Including an Oceanfront Zero-Entry Pool
- Three Hot Tubs
- Outdoor Lazy River
- Oceanfront Tanning Lawn with our Iconic Yellow Umbrellas
- Fully-Equipped Fitness Center
- Free-To-Use Business Center with Computers & Printers
- Guest Laundry Facilities
- Quaint, Oceanfront Gazebo with Beautiful Atlantic Views