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NOTICE: Below you will find a list of events happening in and around the Holy City, listed by most recent. If you are considering attending an event, be sure to check its website for any cancellations in light of current events.
E.g., December 2021
Friday, Dec 31, 2021

Ring in the New Year at James Island County Park for the last day of the Holiday Festival of Lights. Stop by Santa’s Village for craft workshops, hand-dipped ice cream, gift shops, and carousel rides. Get there early to see the 700 displays and two million bulbs light up the park, then stay for the midnight fireworks show. James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Dr. Friday, 5:30pm-12:30am. $30-$15. (843)795-4386,

Friday, Dec 31, 2021

Ring in 2022 at the biggest New Year‘s countdown and balloon drop in the Southeast. Entertainment includes Cirque Du Soleil performers, dance crews, DJs, and a variety of bands. Tickets include access to the open bar and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St. Friday, 8:30pm-1:30am. $185. (843)724-1196,

Friday, Dec 31, 2021

Folly Beach’s take on the Times Square ball drop hoists a giant pair of sparkly flip-flops. In the annual celebration thousands of people join at Folly Beach to watch as the sandals descend at 11:59 to count down the end of the year. As the clock hits midnight, watch the firework show over the beach to welcome in 2022. Folly Beach restaurants stay open after hours to serve food and drinks specials, as well as live music for patrons to enjoy. Center St., Folly Beach. Friday, 9:30pm-12:30am. Free.