Grand Strand has plenty of ways to celebrate
North Myrtle Beach
New Year’s Eve with Corey Smith
Corey Smith is back this New Year’s Eve to help you ring in 2013. The country-blues artist with a soulful voice and booze-driven lyrics offers a night of great music.
House of Blues, 4640 U.S. 17 S. 8 p.m. $22–$52.50. (843) 272-3000, www.hob.com
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
Though Christmas may be over, the chance for celebrating the beauty of twinkling lights on a cold night is not. Thousands of lights synced in time with your favorite holiday tunes will awe you as you head into in the New Year.
Myrtle Beach Pelicans ballpark, 1251 21st Avenue N. Dusk–10 p.m. $25.50. (888) 321-7547, www.shadrackchristmas.com
Garden by Candlelight Pre-Party
Brookgreen hosts this New Year’s Eve Celebration to help kick off your evening. Take in the sculpture garden, adorned with candles and lights, as you bid farewell to 2012.
Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive, 6–9 p.m. $15, $10 for members. (843) 235-6000, www.brookgreen.orgom
Broadway at the Beach
Begin your evening with a beautiful display of fireworks over Lake Broadway. After the show, head out to a romantic dinner or a night of dancing and drinks at one of the many restaurants, clubs and bars to usher in 2013 in style.
Broadway at the Beach, 1325 Celebrity Circle. Fireworks start at 6 p.m. Free. (843) 444-3200, www.broadwayatthebeach.com
Hard Rock Café New Year’s Celebration
A ticket to this rocking party secures you hors d'oeuvres, cake, champagne and more. With live music, the fun will roll on until after midnight.
Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach. 9:45 p.m.–2 a.m. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. (843) 946-0007, www.hardrock.com
New Year’s Eve at Marina Inn
This annual event is back with a lavish night of fun. Featuring a reception, four-course dinner, live music and more, Marina Inn offers a most luxurious note to end 2012 with.
Marina Inn, 8121 Amalfi Place. 7:30 p.m., $135 per person. (843) 913-2858, www.marinainnatgrandedunes.com