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Top 5 Places to Ring in the New Year in Myrtle Beach

As the summer & fall comes to a close, it’s time to start making plans on where to celebrate New Year’s Eve. If you’re visiting Brittain Resorts & Hotels during the holiday season, whether you’re planning an intimate gathering, something for the family, or are ready to throw down with a group of friends – here are the top 5 places in Myrtle Beach to ring in the New Year.


Brookgreen Gardens

If you’re hoping for an intimate evening to end 2017, check out the New Year’s Eve Stroll under the Lights at Brookgreen Gardens. From 6 pm to 9 pm, enjoy meandering through the gardens which will be illuminated by over a thousand hand-lit candles and dazzling holiday lights. As you wander along to peaceful music, it’s the perfect ambiance to reminisce about the past year and make resolutions for the upcoming one. Whether this is your celebration or the first stop on the way to another gala, make plans to start your evening off in the soft ambiance of twinkling lights at Brookgreen Gardens.


Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen

Party like you’re in the roaring ’20s with handcrafted cocktails Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen on 21 and ocean, across from Breakers Resort. This prohibition-era-inspired bar will be hosting a 5-course dinner followed by an evening full of dancing to a live DJ. They will be streaming the Times Square New Years’ Eve straight from NYC and will be providing 2018 party favors. As the clock winds down, make sure to grab a glass of champagne for their midnight toast! Click here for more information on this swanky affair.


Ripley’s Aquarium Myrtle Beach

Looking for a kid-friendly New Year’s celebration? Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach is hosting its Annual Kids-ONLY New Year’s Eve Sleepover. At 8 pm, drop the kids off for an evening filled with karaoke, crafts, cookie decorating, and pizza. There will be pizza for dinner and a continental breakfast to kick off 2018 on a sweet note. The Times Square in New York will be shown and at midnight there will be a non-alcoholic toast and a ball drop. Plus the kids will get to go on a Glass Bottom Boat Adventure and see sharks, colorful fish, and other creatures who call the Dangerous Reef home. What a way to end 2017 – sleeping among the fishes!


The Market Common

Every year, The Market Common hosts its annual New Year’s Eve event, A Southern Times Square. They stream Times Square in NYC on a jumbo screen in the middle of the shopping complex. There are two stages of live music, a beer garden, food vendors, and their own mirror version of a ball drop. At midnight make sure to be by the ones you love for a toast and a grande firework show to start the New Year off with a bang!


Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach

Rock into the New Year at Hard Rock Cafe on Broadway at the Beach. Doors open at 9:45 pm and the evening will be filled with live entertainment by the band Diversity, party favors, a live simulcast from Times Square in NYC, and a complimentary appetizer buffet starting at 11 pm. At midnight there will be a huge balloon drop and confetti cannons! If you’re ready to jam out and dance your way into 2018 – click here for more information on Hard Rock Cafe’s New Year’s Eve Bash. Pack your 2018 eyewear and sparkly attire and get ready for an evening of fun and entertainment when you celebrate New Year’s Eve in Myrtle Beach!