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21 Dec 2018
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The time has come to welcome 2019! And what better way to do so than in one of the top-rated cities, Charleston, SC. Trust us, it’s the place you’ll want to be when the ball drops! With downtown Charleston only 40 minutes from Kiawah Island, why not get the best of both worlds? Enjoy the glitz and glam of Charleston with the tranquility of the beach in a Kiawah Island vacation rental.

Yorktown Countdown

Bid farewell to 2018 on-board the USS Yorktown. The exclusive, 7th annual Yorktown Countdown offers a VIP experience, including a top-shelf all-inclusive bar and access to 3 stage spaces showcasing top-notch live performances. Attendees are invited to roam the entirety of the indoor airplane hangar and outdoor fantail area. But be sure not to miss one of the best views in Charleston from the 15,000 square feet of tent space on the flight deck. And don’t worry, the tents are heated!

Snyder Grand Ball

This oceanic event offers a sea of fun. Located in the South Carolina Aquarium, you can roam throughout the awe-worthy exhibits while enjoying live performances, delicious passed apps and an abundance of bubbly. Dress to impress for this black-tie optional event. This is a party you won’t want to miss!

Charleston Wonderland

Ring in the New Year with the Southeast’s first and original “All-VIP” New Year’s Eve Celebration. This fairytale-like experience is sure to wow, with a lineup of renowned DJ’s, astonishing cirque performances and buzz-worthy variety acts. So, clink your glasses and get ready to welcome 2019 in style with Charleston’s largest balloon drop.

The Carolina Girl

This New Year’s Eve set sail on the pristine Carolina Girl and ride into 2019 on Charleston's exclusive 106-foot yacht. Welcome in the New Year with a champagne toast aboard this luxurious vessel. Passed hors d’oeuvres will be served and open bar access will be provided for the duration of this 3-hour cruise. Boarding begins at 9:15 at the docks at St. John’s Yacht Harbor. Get your tickets quick because this is where you’ll want to be when the clock strikes midnight.

Don’t forget to reserve your Akers Ellis accommodations before they book up! Search available vacation rentals online and start 2019 off right with a memorable, relaxing and fun-filled vacation!