NEW YEAR’S EVE
2023 / 2024
*We follow all State/ Local mandates and recommendations while designing and executing our event. If you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to contact us!
BEFORE YOU ARRIVE
Charleston Wonderland has spared no expense to create a very special evening. We ask all guests to please take a moment to learn what to expect, what is included with each ticket, and other important details.
At Wonderland we treat every guest as a VIP. We do not have VIP sections, limited access areas, and were the first to offer this all-inclusive experience In Charleston. You will have access to all areas, all performances, and Wonderland’s premium all-inclusive bars and cuisine.
EAT BEFORE YOU ATTEND
We do have cuisine items that will be available on site but these would be considered”light bites” and we STRONGLY recommend guests have dinner prior to attending this event.
BRING A VALID PHOTO ID
- Expect to present your ID and your tickets with barcode scanned at the door.
- This is a 21+ ONLY event. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS
- Doors open at 8:30 PM
- Please have your photo ID and ticket ready for processing when you arrive
- All tickets will be scanned in at entrance and each guest will receive a wrist bracelet to enable re-entry
It is New Year’s Eve and we encourage you to “Dress to Impress”, Charleston Wonderland is a formal event, but not a “black tie affair”. Come and dance the night away with us and dress to impress!
Due to our location in Downtown Charleston, We DO NOT have or offer any parking options and parking can be limited on popular holidays. To view parking near the Memminger Auditorium, please click HERE.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Charleston Wonderland features an industry-leading all-inclusive roster of incredible cuisine, cocktails, and entertainment. There will be a lot of dancing, extensive audio/visual elements, performer interaction, and many unique things to see. Charleston Wonderland was created to bring people together to experience the perfect countdown at midnight, and provide the Southeast with the highest quality New Year Eve. Limited tickets, no lines, and an evening you will never forget.
AT THE END OF THE EVENT
- Doors close at 1:00 a.m. sharp
- If guests are not able to obtain safe transportation at the conclusion of the event, we will have a staff members available to help find a safe transportation option.
- Drink Responsibly. We encourage you to let our staff members assist you if you need assistance finding transportation. There are local transportation companies, taxis, and UBER available to assure you a safe drive home at the conclusion of this event.
DOORS OPEN – 8:00 PM
PARTY – 8:30 PM
LAST SONG– 12:45 AM
DOORS CLOSE – 1:00 AM
FESTIVAL HALL | 56 BEAUFAIN STREET,
CHARLESTON, SC 29401
We have a ZERO tolerance policy for aggressive behavior of ANY kind. Charleston Wonderland reserves the right to immediately remove anyone from the event without re-entry if they are unruly, grossly intoxicated or abuse other guests, performers, or staff. Uniformed CPD officers will be on site for the entirety of the evening.
We have never had an altercation at Wonderland and plan to keep it that way. Thank you for your cooperation!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
See our ABOUT page for a detailed list of what is included!
We follow all State/ Local mandates and recommendations while designing and executing our event. If you have any questions/concerns please don’t hesitate to CONTACT US!
IS THERE SEATING?
Though our event does haves seating it is limited. This is not a dinner show where guests sit at an assigned table all evening. If you are looking for this type of an event, Wonderland may not be for you. If you enjoy dancing, music and experiencing a variety of entertainment in different areas than you will very much enjoy our 9th annual event.
WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?
This amazing experience begins at 8:30 pm however guests may arrive to the event at any time from 8:30PM-12:00AM. Be sure to bring your printed ticket confirmation (with scannable barcode) to guarantee entry. The event will end promptly at 12:30 am.
DOES THE EVENT INCLUDE PARKING?
Due to our location in the heart of Downtown Charleston, parking is not included. While we strongly discourage driving in general, there is parking available in nearby parking garages where designated drivers can park for a small fee.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FOR CUISINE?
Amazing local hors d’ oeuvres will be available however we VERY STRONGLY suggest having dinner prior to your arrival. We do not provide any type of dinner service and the culinary items available would be best described as “small bites.”
WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
There is no strict or special New Year’s Eve dress code for this event. Attire is simply, “Dress to Impress,” meaning wear whatever you’d like to look your sharpest.
IS SMOKING ALLOWED?
Cigarettes vape pens, e-cigs or similar INSIDE our venue is strictly prohibited. No smoking or vaping in general is allowed on the premises and this is a rule from Spoleto Festival USA (Festival Hall is a tobacco-free property). You will have to leave and re-enter if you choose to smoke.
WHAT TYPES OF MUSIC CAN I EXPECT?
Charleston Wonderland is the thing to do in Charleston for live performances on New Year’s Eve! Each year we strive to provide something for everyone’s musical taste at Charleston Wonderland. Therefore, you can expect everything from dance, funk, rock, soul, hip hop and oldies classics to Top 40 Billboard Hits and more.
WILL THERE BE A COAT CHECK?
Coat check is available at entry for $5
DO YOU OFFER REFUNDS?
Unfortunately we do not offer refunds and all sales are final