20 Ways to Ring in 2020

20 Ways to Ring in 2020

A new decade is upon us! Whether you’re looking to ring in 2020 in ’20s flapper style, celebrate with your kids, or lay back and listen to live music, there’s an Upstate event for you in the list below.

Get in Costume

New Year’s Eve: A Gangster’s Paradise at Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery
Free, Spartanburg
Roar in the ’20s with beer, specials, games, and prizes all night long.

New Year’s Eve Party at UP on the Roof
$10 cover, Downtown Greenville
Avant-garde attire is encouraged at this futuristic-themed festivity featuring cosmic cocktails and DJ Santi.

An Old Hollywood New Year’s Eve at The Spinning Jenny
$25-45 tickets, Greer
Dress as your favorite actor or actress from the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s, and dance to music from Hot As A Pepper and special guest, the Habanero Horns.

New Year’s Eve Roaring 20’s Party at Wild Ace Pizza & Pub
$30-35 tickets, Greer
Flappers and dappers, come dressed in 20’s attire. This party includes a red carpet arrival, live DJ, photo booth, party favors, champagne toast, light buffet, and balloon drop.

Roaring into 2020 New Year’s Eve Fundraiser at Cleveland Park Event Hall
$40 tickets, Spartanburg
Celebrate PFLAG Spartanburg and Queens to the Rescue at this fundraiser benefitting the Uplift Outreach Center. Enjoy a drag show, 1920’s inspired libations, bid on silent auction items, try the food bars, and take your shot at winning the costume contest.

Roaring 20’s NYE Party at The Farehouse
$50 tickets, Taylors
Embrace the era, and dress in your best interpretation to inaugurate the new decade with crafted cocktails, live music, dancing, gourmet cuisine, and two axe throws at The Blue Ox Hatchet House for a chance to win prizes.

New Year’s Eve Bash at Zen
$87.50 tickets, Downtown Greenville
Ring in the new year with a touch of class, 50’s style at Zen. This year, they’ve partnered with the Homewood Suites by Hilton for special room rates. Overnight stay includes a complimentary evening social to kick off the night and hot breakfast in the morning.


Get Dressed Up

New Year’s Eve 2020 Southern Gala at Hilton Greenville
$110 tickets, Downtown Greenville
Support the National Alliance of Mental Illness Greenville and Tell Every Amazing Lady about Ovarian Cancer at this event including a red carpet reception, three open bars, and photo booth. Black tie optional.

Sparkle City New Year’s Eve Party at The Piedmont Club
$125 tickets, Spartanburg
This black-tie optional evening includes music, food, and libations!

Reedy River Grand Ball at Westfield Greenville
$153 tickets, Downtown Greenville
Dress to impress for this black-tie optional event with top-shelf spirits, beer, wine, and food by Rick Erwin’s. Don’t miss the aerialists and entertainment by national recording and touring artists, CVBZ and XUITCASECITY.


Listen to Live Music

New Year’s Eve! at Smiley’s Acoustic Café
Free, Downtown Greenville
Live music all night long with Charles Hedgepath, Matt Purinton, and Doug Jones.

4th Annual New Year’s Eve Bash at Delaney’s Irish Pub
Free, Spartanburg
Ring in the new year listening to the full Shane Pruitt Band.

NYE at Radio Room
$10 at the door, Greenville
Enjoy music from a fantastic line-up of bands – Brother Oliver, Wolfgang Wallace, The Apartment Club, and Finding Freedom.

Craft & Barrel Putting on the Ritz New Year’s Eve Party with Randomonium
$20-35 tickets, Greenville
Dress in 20’s style and enjoy an appetizer buffet, party favors, midnight champagne toast, dance music, and overnight parking.

Brew Year’s Eve at Mac’s Speed Shop
$50 tickets, Downtown Greenville
Mac’s is your laid-back NYE destination. Your ticket gets you a BBQ buffet, bottomless champagne, and live music from The Kentucky Dirt Band.


Bring the Family

Noon Year’s Eve at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate
Included in the cost of daily admission, Greenville & Spartanburg locations
Children will make festive hats, participate in art projects, enjoy hot chocolate, and more.

Noon Year’s Eve Countdown and Improv Comedy for Kids at Coffee Underground
$8 tickets, Downtown Greenville
Veteran Alchemy comedy improvisers will take the stage for an interactive, kid-friendly show.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Easley Skate Center
$10 admission, Easley
Admission includes skate rental, a slice of pizza and a drink, balloon drop, dancing with Woody and Buzz, and a New Year’s celebration!

Dave & Busters’ Family New Year’s Eve Celebration
Packages from $34.10, Greenville
Enjoy a video ball drop, fun, and games! The Fun Package includes an appetizer buffet, unlimited drinks, dessert, and power card. The LOL Fun Package adds unlimited video gameplay.

Mommy’s Time Off- New Year’s Craft Party at Kidcreate Studio
$37 + $18.50 for each additional sibling, Greenville
Drop off your kids and let them express their creativity while you enjoy some time to yourself. Kids will make noisemakers, party poppers, and New Year’s Eve hats.

We hope you have a fun and safe New Year!