Celebrate the New Year in Charleston

Put your vacation days to good use and spend one last long holiday weekend in Charleston before 2015. With mild coastal weather and celebrations across the city, we've made a list of the best ways to celebrate and ring in the New Year in the Holy City.   Festival-of-LightsHoliday Festival of Lights - The James Island Holiday Festival of Lights is a holiday tradition for many families. With over 700 light displays and 200 million lights this is one of Charleston's most festive traditions. This festival includes a holiday train, handmade gingerbread houses, and a magnificent sand sculpture with over 50 tons of sand.   Circa 1886 outside pic nightimeDinner at Circa 1886 - Sneak away and indulge with a three-course dinner at Circa 1886 Restaurant. Enjoy Chef Marc Collins' newly released winter dishes with a tasting menu and wine pairings. Circa 1886 was recently named one of the Top 25 Restaurants in the US by TripAdvisor!   Yorktown-Countdown Yorktown Countdown - On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014, the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier will kick-off a giant party with the annual Yorktown Countdown, Charleston’s largest New Year’s Celebration. The nation’s premier aircraft carrier ball drop party will provide a festive night with live music performances and premium spirits.   NYE-Marion-Square Happy New Year Charleston - The New Years celebration in Marion Square is an occasion that is fun for for all ages. This family-oriented program is an alternative way to celebrate the New Year in Charleston. Enjoy this community event with the whole family beginning at 4pm on December 31.     New-Years-Brunch-Kitchen-208 New Year's Brunch at Kitchen 208 -  It's no mistake that National Bloody Mary Day falls on New Years Day. After filling up on fun, toast to the New Year with brunch at Kitchen 208. Start the year right with a Quinoa Salad, or sink your teeth into a Cobblestone Egg and Candied Bacon Sandwich, either way, don't miss the signature Sake Bloody Marys.   Celebrate the new year with last-minute deals at our King Street inns the Fulton Lane Inn and Kings Courtyard Inn. Take advantage of their New Years rates from $269 per night. Click here or call 800-845-6119 to make your reservation. 

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