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Famously Hot New Year

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December 31, 2019

6:30 pm - 11:59 pm

Downtown Columbia


Famously Hot New Year — S.C.’s Free Party of the Year — with Headliner Salt-N-Pepa in Columbia, S.C., Dec. 31, 2019 Salt-N-Pepa — the Grammy-winning, legendary rap act who blazed the trail for female artists — will perform a free, full-length concert at Famously Hot New Year, S.C.’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration, in downtown Columbia, S.C., on Dec. 31, 2019. The concert will be followed by a midnight countdown and the biggest New Year’s Eve fireworks display in the state. South Carolina- based, charismatic rock outfit, The High Divers, will support, and Columbia’s own funky, dynamic Cottontown Soul Society will open the show, which will also feature sets by DJ Prince Ice throughout the night. With a backdrop of the historic S.C. State House at Main and Gervais Streets in Columbia, S.C., Famously Hot New Year features food from local vendors; beer, wine and bubbly; street merchants and more in a fun, friendly festival environment amid downtown Columbia, S.C.’s vibrant, walkable lifestyle districts. The event is held amid plentiful restaurants, shops and hotels for visitors celebrating New Year’s Eve in South Carolina’s capital city. Find details and plan your #FHNY in the “Real Southern Hot Spot” at