The Golden Isles always manage to ring in the New Year with a healthy dose of fun. Where will you be welcoming 2014? Here are details for some New Year's Eve parties that we know about around town. From a masquerade party to a traditional Southern "lucky New Year food" buffet to champagne toasts, great music, and even breakfast being served, there's something for everyone this New Year's Eve. If we hear about other celebrations around town, we'll add them to the list for you. Whatever you do and wherever you may go, have fun and be safe! We're looking forward to seeing you all in 2014!
CATCH 228 (SSI) - Spend New Year's Eve at Redfern's finest oyster bar with live music inside with Defunk 10pm-1am. 634-6228
THE CLUB AT BENNIE'S RED BARN (SSI) - New Year's Eve Party at The Club with Bad Habits! Doors open at 6pm. Band plays 9pm-1am or later. Complimentary dinner buffet with oyster stew, black-eyed peas & greens to bring you prosperity & good luck in the new year. Party favors, champagne toast & balloon drop at midnight. Also breakfast buffet starting at midnight. $20 cover. No reservations required. 571-0491
EMERALD PRINCESS (Gisco Point) - The Emerald Princess hosts a special New Year's Eve cruise with midnight celebration and live music by Tony Adams 7pm-1am $25. 265-7571
HALYARDS RESTAURANT (SSI) - 4-course New Year's Eve dinner with champagne. $75. Call for reservations: 638-9100.
LOCOS GRILL & PUB (SSI) - New Year's Eve Hootenanny with The Pine Box Dwellers 9pm- Free champagne toast at midnight. 634-2002
MURPHY'S TAVERN (SSI) - New Year's Eve party with Ambrosius 10:30pm. 638-8966
NAZZARO'S (SSI) - New Year's Eve Party with live music by Kellie Parr 10pm-1am. No cover. Complimentary appetizers 10:30-midnight, party favors & champagne toast at midnight. Reservations suggested. 634-6161
SEA PALMS RESORT (SSI) - New Year's Eve Party with dancing and entertainment provided by Mason Waters & the Groove Allstars. Dinner, party favors, champagne toast. $70 per person. Gala only tickets are now available for $29 per person inclusive of tax and two(2) drink tickets. Gala doors open at 9:30pm, music until 1:00am. Rooms available for $79. 638-3351.
TIPSY MCSWAY'S (Bwk) - "The Last Great Party of 2013" with music by Squirt Gun. Party hats & champagne toast at midnight. $5 cover. 9pm-1:30am. 267-9991
THE ROOFTOP AT OCEAN LODGE (SSI) - Make reservations for a 5-course dinner at The Rooftop followed by a New Year's Eve Party with entertainment by DJ Marque $95 per person plus tax/gratuity. If you just want to come for the party, call or stop in to get tickets to join the celebration after 9pm. Party only $30 plus tax. Welcome in the New Year with one of the best ocean views on the island. 291-4300
VILLAGE INN & PUB (SSI) - Super Sax Man Michael Hulett will be ringing in the New Year at The Pub 10pm-1am. (912) 634-6056
ZIGGY'S (SSI) - New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball - Don your masks and favorite party attire for a fun night at Ziggy's! Doors open at 8pm - live music with Keenan Carter & DJ DREK spinning tunes. Complimentary champagne at midnight and a serving of black-eyed peas & greens to ensure good luck in the New Year. $10 cover. 634-0999