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Fireworks Show, 8 p.m. Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, over Lake Broadway. Free. Call 444-3200.

Noon Year's Eve Party at the Children's Museum of South Carolina, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., 2501 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. All programs are free with paid admission of $7. 946-9469.

Children's New Year's Eve Party at Hip Hop N Chillin, 6:30 p.m. - 1 a.m., Inlet Square Mall, Murrells Inlet. $20 for party, kids can stay overnight with a reservation for $40. 750-0205

Celebrate New Year's Eve at The Market Common, 4017 Deville St., on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, Myrtle Beach. Fireworks display at 6:30 p.m. over Valor Memorial Garden. Travinia Italian Kitchen will have live music by the Eason Duo, 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. with a Travinia Toast at midnight. For reservations, call 233-8500. Gordon Biersch is offering a special dinner menu, live music at 9 p.m., and a champagne toast at midnight. Call 839-0249. Divine Prime is offering a special dinner menu and champagne toast. Call 839-9790 for reservations. Tommy Bahama Tropical Café is offering a special dinner menu and Tommy Bahama shirt for $125 per person. To be put on a waiting list, call 839-1868. All other restaurants at The Market Common will be open and reservations are suggested: PF Chang's China Bistro, 839-9470; Roy & Sid's, 839-9770; Ultimate California Pizza, 839-9880.

New Year's Eve Family Show, doors open at 4:15p.m, show time is 5:45p.m., at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, 2904 Fantasy Way, Myrtle Beach. Ticket price is $29.95 for children younger than 12 and $47.95 for adults. Admission includes four-course feast and two-hour tournament. New Year's Eve Extravaganza - Tickets are $70.95 adult, $35.95 for children under 12. Doors open at 8:15 p.m. and show begins at 9:45 p.m. Admission includes pre-show hors d' oeuvres, admission to the Museum of Torture, four-course feast and two-hour tournament, party favors, DJ and dancing, balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight, and continental breakfast afterwards. Call 236-4635 or visit HYPERLINK ""

Kid's Only! Event, 8 p.m. - 8 a.m., Ripleys Aquarium, Broadway at the Beach. $69.99 per child. New Year's Eve sleepover open to ages 6-12 - featuring karaoke, music, dancing, crafts, movies, pizza and a non-alcoholic toast at midnight. Call 916-0888 ext 272.

New Year's Eve Lock-In Party at Surf's Up Family Fun Center, 4112 Carolina Commercial Drive, Myrtle Beach. $45 pre-registration per person, $55 day of lock-in. Parents are allowed to drop-off kids between 8-18 years-of-age. Check-in kids as early as 6 p.m. - the lock-in package will not start until 10 p.m. It will be a night of deejays, dancing, door prizes, unlimited video games, movies, laser tag, and a live broadcast of Times Square. Soft drinks and water are available all night. There will be a pizza buffet from midnight.-2 a.m. and a breakfast buffet from 7 a.m.-8a.m. Call 236-3444.

Adult Parties

New Year's Eve Party, doors open at 7 p.m. 2001 Nightclub, 920 Lake Arrowhead Road, Myrtle Beach. $35 per person advance tickets, $50 at the door. Admission good for four nights (Dec. 31-Jan. 3). Full menu available. Three clubs open with three deejays and the Part-Time Party-Time Band. Call 449-9435.

New Year's Eve Celebration at the Avista Resort, 7 p.m., 300 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach. $65 per person includes buffet dinner, cash bar, live music by the Hip Pocket Band, and champagne toast. Reservations required, 249-2521.

Grateful New Year's Celebration at The Boathouse, 201 Hard Rock Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Live music by Grateful Dead tribute band, The Pranksters, drink specials, party favors, champagne toast. No cover. 903-2628

New Year's Eve Party, doors open at 7 p.m., Celebrity Square, Broadway at the Beach, 1322 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, $30 locals/VIP Cardholders, $35 advance, $40 day of, gets you into participating nightclubs. Balloon drops, confetti cannons, champagne toast, admission to all clubs. Deejay Barry will be spinning outside in Celebrity Square, simultaneous broadcast with Times Square events. Call 444-8032 or


New Year's Eve Party at The Center Project, 8 p.m. - 2:30 a.m., 736 8th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. No cover. Light snacks will be provided. 626-4953

New Year's Eve Resolution '09 - 8 p.m., Club Kryptonite, 2925 Hollywood Blvd., Myrtle Beach. $25 advanced tickets, $35 at door. 18 and older admitted. $2009 balloon drop, free party favors and champagne toast at midnight, free dinner buffet from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Complimentary 2009 Club Kryptonite VIP cards, go-go dancers with DJ Demitri spinning. Call 839-9200.

New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Comedy Cabana, 9588 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. $25 per person in advance and $30 day of for the 7:30 p.m. show and $40 per person in advance and $45 day of for the 10 p.m. show. Comedian Basile is the headliner. Reserved seating, gift certificate for 2009 show, autographed photo, champagne toast, party favors, and balloon drop. Call 449-HAHA.

New Years Eve Party at Dead Dog Saloon, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. No cover, but there is a $29.95 per person optional dinner special. Live music by the Mullets, complimentary champagne toast and party favors. 651-0664

New Year's Day Brunch, Thursday, Jan. 1, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., at Dead Dog Saloon, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-0664

New Year's Eve Celebration, 6 p.m. at Dick's Last Resort, 4700 U.S.17 S., Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach. Free admission. Live music by Pale Horse, food, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast. Call 272-7794.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Grande Shores Resort, 4-10 p.m., 201 77th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Reservations preferred, 877-798-4074.

New Year's Eve Party, 9 p.m. at H.B. Spokes Saloon, 1111 S.C. 9 East, North Myrtle Beach. No Cover. Live music by Long Shot. Call 399-2453.

Rock in the New Year, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, 1322 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. Featuring a live performance by the Tim Clark band, a countdown to the New Year with Abbi from WKZQ's "T&A Morning Show", heavy hors d' oeuvres, a dessert bar and champagne toast. Tickets are available for $40 per person and $75 per couple. Call 946-0007.

Hogamany Celebration at the Hot Fish Club, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. No cover. Live music with Gogglez Pizano. 357-9175

New Year's Eve Party, 7 p.m. at House of Blues, 4640 U.S. 17 S., Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach. Tickets $19.50 to $50 per person. An evening with Corey Smith and American Aquarium. Champagne toast at midnight, buy one get one free New Year's breakfast. Call 272-3000.

Ring in the New Year, 10 p.m.-until at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, 1112 Celebrity Circle, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach. $10 cover charge. Live music, party favors and a margarita toast at midnight. Call 448-5455.

New Year's Eve Celebration, 8 p.m. at LeGrand's Alaskan Prime Seafood & Steaks, 4926 U.S. 17 S., Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach. $100 per person. All you care to eat buffet featuring extensive raw bar, crab legs, and prime rib. All you can drink premium bar. Live entertainment, dancing, and party favors. Limited space available-reservations required. Call 272-2300.

New Year's Party at Magoo's, 3308 Waccamaw Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free champagne toast at midnight. Free buffet from 11:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. Open `til 5 a.m. with full food menu available until 4 a.m. Call 236-3303.

New Year's Eve Gala at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach. $125 per person includes a four course dinner, live music, champagne toast and balloon drop. 913-2858

New Year's Eve Party, all night starting at 8 p.m., Pat & Mike's Irish Pub, 1359 U.S. U.S. 17, Little River. No Cover. Featuring Sick Stooges, food and drink specials, special New Year's Eve menu. Call 249-7145.

New Year's Eve Gala, 7:30 pm at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, Pawleys Plantation Ballroom, 70 Tanglewood Drive, Pawleys Island. $124 per person. Featuring music, dancing, dinner and open bar. Call 237-6042.

New Year's Eve Party at The Pit, Pawley's Island Tavern & Restaurant, 10635 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Free champagne toast at midnight. Performances by The Freeloaders with Elise Testone and Stereo Reform. Music from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Call 237-8465.

New Year's Eve Party, 4 p.m. - 8 a.m. at The Penthouse Club, 2554 U.S. 501 (at U.S. 17 Bypass), Myrtle Beach. Complimentary hors d' oeuvres drink, specials, champagne toast at midnight. Call 626-0192.

New Year's Eve Party, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. Portside Pub, 1125 Dick Pond Road (S.C. 544), near Surfside Beach. $50 per person. Includes drinks, snacks, domestic beer, well drinks and other liquors. Champagne toast, party favors and full breakfast at 1 a.m. Music by DJ Rockin' Robin and Karaoke. Call 238-2255.

Gala Evening at the Prince Resort, 8 p.m., 3500 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach. $65 per person includes reserved seating, buffet dinner at the 3500 Ocean Grill Restaurant from 8-10 p.m., live entertainment by the Sam Favata Quintet, cash bar, party favors, and a midnight champagne toast. Reservations required, 417-1300.

Black and Blue Ball benefitting the Red Cross at Ragtops & Roadsters Auto Museum, 3956 U.S. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. $100 per person-black tie or blue jeans and tux shirt. Call 477-0020.

New Year's Eve Party featuring Ocean Annie's Southside Band, 8 p.m. at The Sands Ocean Club in Myrtle Beach. $75 without hotel room, $210 with hotel room. Light appetizers, champagne and breakfast. Call 800-978-7607 or 333-5918.

New Year's Eve Party, 8 p.m. at Shamrock's Sports Bar & Grill, 2510 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. $10 per person includes all you can eat hors d'oeuvres with champagne toast at midnight. Drink specials, deejay, raffles and prizes all night long. Call 448-2532.

New Year's Eve Bash, 7 p.m. at Studebaker's, 2000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Buffet from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., party favors, champagne and balloon drop at midnight. Call 626-3855.

Patriotic New Year's Celebration, 8 p.m.-2 Sun Cruz Casino, 4495 Mineola Avenue, Little River. Red, white, and blue party featuring a cocktail reception, a midnight toast, a buffet-style meal and Vegas-style gaming. Entertainment includes Doug Fankhauser and the Freedom Band. Call 280-2933.

New Year's Eve Party at Surfside Live, 803 U.S. 17 Business, Surfside Beach. Games, giveaways, free food, champagne toast, and Karaoke with Martha Wright. No cover. 238-8507

New Year's Eve Party, at Travinia Italian Kitchen, 4011 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach. Live performances by Marcel from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and The Eason Duo from 10 p.m.-1 a.m., toast at midnight. Call 233-8500.

The Great Recession New Year's Eve Gala at Tequila Mockingbird, 3140 D U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. No cover. Free party favors, champagne toast, and buffet at midnight. 651-3455

New Year's Eve Party at TJ's Sports Bar, 2001 U.S. 17 S., Little River. Live music by Tammy's Tangent, party favors and champagne toast. 249-1873

New Year's Eve at Wahoo's, 9 p.m., U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. No cover. Live music by Ten Toes Up with a champagne toast and a balloon drop at midnight. 651-5800


Beachside and Diamond taxi services are offering the Sober Ride program again this year to combat drunk driving by giving free rides to bar and club patrons. Call 222-2222.