Reggie Sullivan Band

DJ Biz Markie

The Wallflowers

Atlantic Starr

Terence Young

Choose how you want to party

Reserve your spot on Main Street today. Register Now. Didn’t make it last year? Check out our FAQ.

General Admission


Join thousands of merrymakers in downtown Columbia for a free party with live music, fireworks, a midnight countdown, and more.

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Pepsi Premier Viewing Area


Kick off the New Year with a front-row view of the action while enjoying a special entrance and separate vendors.

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Cîroc Crescent Lounge

per individual

Ring in next year in comfort with perks like an indoor lounge, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and indoor parking.

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Palmetto Penthouse

individual/$400 couple

Welcome 2013 in style as you enjoy a spectacular view, indoor parking, red-carpet treatment, and open bar and hors d’oeuvres.

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Times Square meets southern hospitality with Famously Hot New Year—THE place to ring in 2013! Last year, revelers from across the country converged on South Carolina’s capital city of Columbia for this huge street party, and this year’s Famously Hot New Year will be even bigger and better. New Year’s Eve is the one night of the year that demands wholehearted, unreserved revelry, and that’s what you’ll find at FHNY.
On December 31, starting at 7 p.m., join thousands of partiers in downtown Columbia for a live concert, food and drink, fireworks, a midnight countdown, and much more. Multiple ticket options (above) let you choose your preferred amenities; general admission is FREE. Famously Hot New Year 2013 promises to be festive, fun, and safe—don’t miss this must-attend holiday event!

At Main & Gervais

The setting for Famously Hot New Year is even better this year, with the gorgeous, historic South Carolina Capitol as the backdrop for the festivities. The party will be centered on Main Street from Gervais Street to Lady Street.

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