Winter in the Carolinas

winter in the carolinas. Depicted here is the watch tower on Furman University campus

New Year’s Day Festivities in the Carolinas & Tennessee 

New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks Show

Sat, Dec 31

Gatlinburg Space Needle

115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN

New Year’s Eve Family Night

Dec 31, 2022, 7 PM – Jan 1, 2023, 12 AM

Beech Mountain Ski Resort

1007 Beech Mountain Pkwy, Beech Mountain, NC

New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Island

Dec 31, 2022, 10 AM – Jan 1, 2023, 12 AM

The Island in Pigeon Forge

131 The Island Dr, Pigeon Forge, TN

Happy 2023! Fireworks Show!

Sat, Dec 31

Newberry / I-26 / Sumter NF KOA Journey

567 Fairview Church Rd, Kinards, SC

Juniper New Year’s Eve Rooftop Masquerade

Sat, Dec 31, 8:30 PM

AC Hotel by Marriott Greenville • Greenville, SC

Starts at $150.00

New Year’s Eve 2023 Southern Gala

Sat, Dec 31, 8:30 PM

Commerce Club – Greenville • Greenville, SC

Starts at $100.00

Hoppin’ New Year’s Eve Party!

Sat, Dec 31, 8:00 PM

Hoppin’ • Greenville, SC

Starts at $85.00

New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl – Greenville

Sat, Dec 31, 4:00 PM

NYE at Ink n Ivy Greenville

Sat, Dec 31, 9:30 PM

Ink N Ivy Greenville • Greenville, SC

Starts at $20.00

Holiday Light Shows in the Upstate

Upstate Holiday Light Show

November 24 through December 31

6:00pm-10/11:00pm | $35 to drive through

Holiday Lights Safari

November 22 through January 1

6:00pm -9:00pm | $10 per adult/child

Anderson Christmas Lights

November 24 through December 25

5:30pm-10pm | $35 to drive through

Winter Activity Alternatives

Snow Tubing in Hendersonville, NC 

Winter Hikes


Ice on Main

November 24 through January 16

Open 7 days a week, excluding Christmas Day. | $10 Adults, $8 Children FREE for children 2 and younger

Holidays at the Zoo

December 15-30 at the Greenville Zoo


Visit The Toasty Farmer at Brewery85

This is the seventh season for the Toasty Farmer, which runs December 3 through March 2023 every Saturday, except for some additional select dates.

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