Ringing Inn the New Year with the Rabbit - 2017

If the buzz on the interwebs is any indication, a lot of folks are happy to see 2016 pack up and be gone already!  Still, there was great fun to be had here in Greenville and at the Inn.  Next week we’ll do a little wrap up and review.  But, as of this writing it is Christmas Day, so while you are knee deep in crumpled wrapping paper here’s a list of some of the goings on for New Year’s Eve if you haven’t yet made plans… Please click the links for tix and times.


Resolution Run at Trailblazer Park - a 3, 6 and 12 hour timed ultra.  Starting at 7 a.m. All races finish at 7 p.m.  Free event, donations welcome.  At 235 Trailblazer Drive.


Furman Paladins vs Citadel Bulldogs men’s basketball at Timmons Arena.  On Furman campus, 3300 Poinsett Highway, December 31st at 12 Noon.


Childrens Museum of the Upstate Countdown to Noon  From 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. “Come to TCMU to ring in the "noon year" at our annual pajama party! Children are invited to the museum in their pajamas to play games, make resolutions, create noisemakers, and participate in a scavenger hunt. We will countdown prior to noon as part of our celebration!  This event is free with the cost of admission. Please note the museum will close at 3pm.”  At 300 College Street.


New Year’s Eve 2017 Southern Gala - Big and glamourous, at the Hilton 45 West Orchard Park Dr. Benefitting the National Alliance of Mental Illness Greenville and Tell Every Amazing Lady about Ovarian Cancer!  Black tie optional.


Larkin’s Roaring Twenty - 17 Party  Calling all Flappers and Gatsbys!  A costume ball with live music from Deep Dish Dixieland and Craig Sorrels.  At the Sawmill, 22 Graves Dr.


Alchemy Comedy Theater at Coffee Underground has three shows to entertain you starting at 7:30 - New Year's Eve Improv All-Stars: Fast-paced Clean Comedy Games, G-Vegas: New Year’s Eve Live Comedy Game Show, and New Year's Eve Show and Countdown.  All at 1 East Coffee St.

Two Levels, Two Parties, One Night - at Aloft - VIP Diamond Party on the 3rd Floor with Live Music with the Michael Blythe Conspiracy, Champagne Toast, Purple Rain Cocktail, Heavy Hors d'oeuvres, Party Favors, Photo Booth, and access to the… Wxyz Pearls Party with DJ Craz-e Crane and DJ Scientist, Champagne Toast and Party Favors. Aloft Hotel at 5 N Laurens St.

Upstate Craft Beer Co with My Girl, My Whiskey and Me Live music at 400 Augusta. It’s free!

New Year’s Eve bash at Birds Fly South - At 1320 Hampton Ave Ext.  Live music from Circus Mutt and Robino’s catered three-course Italian dinner.

Sip New Year’s Eve  - A rooftop party with live acoustic music and buffet.  At SIP Whiskey & Wine, at 103 N main #400.

New Years Eve Celebration with Dr. Mac Arnold and Plateful of Blues - Options of dinner and a show or just the show!  In The West Village at 1237 Pendelton St.

New Year’s Eve Hop Drop at the Swamp Rabbit Brewery and Taproom.  No cover.  Ellada Kouzina's truck will be on hand for dinner service.  DJ Austyn with Premiere Entertainment will spin dance music.  At 26 S Main in Travelers Rest.

New Year’s Eve Revelution 2017 - At Revel, 304 E Stone.  Featuring exclusive catering from Good Life Catering, photobooth, midnight confetti and a champagne celebration and ball drop.  Music by DJ Supa Skip and DJ EZ.


New Year’s Eve w/Terence Young  - Live music at Blues Boulevard Jazz, 300 River St.  Please click the link for all the details.

Give a wonderful send off to 2016!  Dream Big.  Dance.  Make excellent wishes.  Get each other home safe.  See you next year!