New Year’s Celebrations

 

Ring in the new year at Kiawah Island Golf Resort with family-friendly activities before saying goodbye to the old and making resolutions for the shiny new year.

Then boldly welcome that new year in an invigorating way, by racing into the chilly Atlantic Ocean in our annual Polar Bear Plunge.

Visit our event calendar for a complete list of daily nature tours, youth activities, art classes, lessons, and more. Make online bike reservations to experience Kiawah by bike.


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Delicious Dining
Ring in the New Year with a decadent meal from one of the many Resort dining establishments - from a number of a la carte options on New Year's Eve to our guest-favorite brunch at Jasmine Porch on New Year's Day.

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINING

Friday, December 31

Jasmine Porch
Dinner | 5:30 – 9pm
Ring in the New Year with a warm atmosphere and regionally inspired cuisine. Jasmine Porch will be offering their a la carte menu. Reservations required; call 843.768.6253

The Ocean Room
Dinner | 5:30 – 9pm
Celebrate a new beginning at The Ocean Room this New Year’s Eve while enjoying their seasonal steakhouse menu! Join us prior to your dinner reservation for spirited libations in The Ocean Room Lounge. Reservations are required; call 843.768.6253

The Atlantic Room
Dinner | 5:30 – 9:30pm
Reservations required; please call 843.266.4085

Ryder Cup Bar open 11am – 9:30pm – no reservations required.

Tomasso at Turtle Point
Dinner | 4 – 9pm
Reservations required; please call 843.266.4070.

Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House
Open 11:30am – 9pm
Reservations required for dinner service; please call 843.266.4636

The Players’ Pub at Cougar Point
Open 12 – 9pm
Reservations required for dinner service; please call 843.768.2771

Town Center Market
Open 7am – 8pm

The Sanctuary Lobby Bar
Open 8pm – 12am
Music by The Ron Nihoff Band at 8pm
Fireworks at Midnight

Join us in the Lobby Bar before and after your dining plans. Enjoy specialty cocktails and spectacular live music as you count down to the New Year. All guests are welcome to dance the night away on the dance floor and raise a glass of champagne to the New Year under the stars of the Grand Lawn. Celebrations end promptly at midnight with a stunning fireworks display.
Cash Beer & Wine Bar available in the Lobby in addition to our full Lobby Bar. Light menu fare available until 11:00pm. No outside alcoholic beverages, please.

Festive Events
From magic shows to a New Year's Day dip in the Atlantic Ocean with our annual Polar Plunge, there's no better way to celebrate the start of a new year than joining in the many activities offered over the holiday!

Visit our full calendar of events to see what’s happening every day and to make advance reservations for activities. And don’t forget to make your bike reservations – one of the best ways to explore all that our island has to offer!

D A I L Y
December 28-31

Kamp Kiawah
8:30am-12:30pm | Night Heron Park Pavilion
Kamp Kiawah is our themed day camp dedicated to making every day memorable for your child! Each session is themed with games, crafts, and snacks – guaranteed to be tons of fun! For information on pricing and our daily themes, visit our daily Calendar of Events.

For ages 3-7. Reservations required, please call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Subject to availability.

Camp Xtreme
8:30am-12:30pm | Night Heron Park Basketball Court
Camp Xtreme is designed with 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! For information on pricing and our daily themes, visit our daily Calendar of Events.

For ages 8-15. Reservations required, please call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Subject to availability.


T U E S D A Y, December 28

Family Craft: Gel Candles
1:30-2:30pm | Night Heron Park
Join us under the pavilion in Night Heron Park for a craft the whole family will enjoy! Each day features a different craft, including tie-dye, stuffed animal factory, and candle making. For a schedule of family crafts, please visit our Calendar of Events.

$15/each. No reservations are required.


W E D N E S D A Y, December 29

Family Archery
10:00-11:00am & 11:30am-12:30pm | Night Heron Park
Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss Everdeen, or Legolas, you will learn your archery skills here. Join our staff as you try your luck with various stationary targets as well as moving targets! Our target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah’s new archers.

$45/person. For ages 8+. Reservations required, please call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Subject to availability.

Family Craft: Tie-Dye
1:30-2:30pm | Night Heron Park
Join us under the pavilion in Night Heron Park for a craft the whole family will enjoy! Each day features a different craft including, tie-dye, stuffed animal factory, and candle making. For a schedule of family crafts, please visit our Calendar of Events.

$20/shirt. No reservations are required. Subject to availability.


T H U R S D A Y, December 30

Family Craft: Stuffed Animals
1:30-2:30pm | Night Heron Park
Join us under the pavilion in Night Heron Park for a craft the whole family will enjoy! Each day features a different craft including tie-dye, stuffed animal factory, and candle making. For a schedule of family crafts, please visit our Calendar of Events.

$20/animal | $10/outfit. No reservations are required. Subject to availability.

‘Mallows & Music
5:30-7:00pm | Night Heron Park Stage
Enjoy time with each other around a fire while listening to live music and indulging in a s’more or two. Music provided by Thomas Champagne. S’mores, hot chocolate, and apple cider available for purchase.

This event is complimentary and no reservations are required. Subject to availability.


F R I D A Y, December 31

New Year’s Family Celebration
5:30-9:00pm | Night Heron Park
Ring in 2022 with friends and family, featuring entertainment and fireworks. Full a la carte dinner service available until 9pm. Enjoy jump castles, lawn games, and party favors for all! Don’t forget to stay for our firework finale starting promptly at 9pm. The evening is full of entertainment suitable for families and groups of all ages.

This event is complimentary and no reservations are required. Food and glow gear available for purchase.

Kid’s Night Out: New Year’s Eve Bash
7:30pm-12:30am | The Sanctuary Indoor Pool
Ring in the New Year at The Sanctuary! Enjoy splashing around the indoor pool, have a pizza party, and play board games. For pricing and more information, please visit our Calendar of Events.

For ages 5-12. Reservations required, please call 843.768.6001. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Subject to availability.


S A T U R D A Y, January 1

New Year’s Day 5k
11:00am-12:00pm | Sanctuary Beach Access
No better way to ring in the New Year than with a beach fun run! This fun run will begin at The Sanctuary beach access, running east toward the Ocean Course 0.5 miles or 1.55 miles, turning around and heading back to the finish line at The Sanctuary. All participants will receive a Kiawah Island Golf Resort keepsake. Please bring your own water bottle.
This event is complimentary and no reservations are required.

Polar Bear Plunge
11:45am-12:45pm | Sanctuary Beach Access
Plunge into the New Year at Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Polar Bear Plunge. Celebrate new beginnings with us as we gather on Kiawah’s beach, just in front of The Sanctuary to take a dip in The Atlantic. All participants must bring their own towel to this event.
This event is complimentary, and no reservations are required.