Holidays at Kiawah

Friends and family come together to celebrate the holiday season here at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Relax and enjoy the variety of dining and recreation options available in addition to a round or two of golf. Our chefs and staff have prepared delicious menu options paired with local fare to ensure this holiday season is a joyous and memorable one.

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINING Sunday, December 31

Jasmine Porch

Bid farewell to 2017 and welcome 2018! Dinner served from 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Ring in the New Year with a warm atmosphere accompanied with live music, your favorite champagne, and regionally inspired cuisine. Jasmine Porch will be offering their “Tour of the Lowcountry” with a holiday spin, plus a limited a la carte menu. Reservations required. Call (843) 768-6253.

The Ocean Room

5:30pm – 10:00pm
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. For lighter options, the Sushi Lounge will be available for southern style sushi and small plates. Reservations are required; please call (843)768-6253. Tax, gratuity, and wine selection at dinner not included. Call the Sommelier to pre-select wine at (843) 768-6308.

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The Lobby Lounge

Live Music and After Party, 8:00pm – 1:00am
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. There will be a stunning firework display at midnight. Dancing and cocktails will continue until 1:00am.
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.

New Year’s Eve Special Events

New Year’s Family Celebration

Sunday, December 31 | 5:30pm – 10:00pm | Night Heron Park | Fireworks, 10:00pm
Ring in 2018 with friends and family, featuring live entertainment and fireworks at Night Heron Park. Full a la carte dinner menu including Kiawah’s favorites, such as roasted oysters, barbecued chicken & ribs, collard greens and hoping’ john, delicious desserts, and kettle corn. Food will be served until 9:30pm. Activities include train rides, jump castles, lawn games and party favors for all. The fireworks finale begins at 10:00pm from the Night Heron Park Soccer Field! The evening is full of entertainment suitable for families and groups of all ages.No coolers or outside food and beverages allowed.

Kamp Kiawah: KNO New Year’s Eve Bash

Sunday, December 31 | 7:30pm – 12:30am | 3 to 11 year olds.
Ring in the New Year at The Sanctuary hotel! Enjoy splashing around The Sanctuary’s indoor pool, have a pizza party and play video games! Pick-up and drop off is located at The Sanctuary’s indoor pool.

Teen Night: New Year’s Bash

Sunday, December 31 | 8:30pm – 12:30am
Kick off the new year with us! We’ll be taking over the Ashley Cooper Room at The Sanctuary with music, PS4 games, Xbox Kinect, snacks, crafts and Wii competitions. Reservations required. Call (843) 768-6001. Recommended for ages 12 to 16. $50/person.

NEW YEAR’S DAY EVENTS Monday, January 1

New Year’s Day Brunch at Jasmine Porch

Join Jasmine Porch for your first meal of the New Year! Breakfast available 6:30am – 11:00am and then enjoy our extended brunch options from 11:45am – 3:00pm. This southern traditional brunch will feature Hoppin’ John, Collard Greens, Shrimp & Grits and all your Lowcountry favorites.

4th Annual New Year’s Day 5K

Monday, January 1 | 11:00am | 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 1.55 miles, turning around and heading back to the finish line in front of The Sanctuary hotel. All participants will receive a Kiawah Island Golf Resort keepsake, as well as be entered into a raffle for some great giveaways! Water will be available at the start and finish line. Complimentary.

6th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Monday, January 1 | 11:45 am | Sanctuary Beach Access
Plunge into the New Year at Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Polar Bear Plunge on Monday, January 1. Come and celebrate new beginnings with us as we gather on Kiawah’s Beach, just in front of the hotel to plunge into The Atlantic. All fellow plungers must bring their own towel to this event. Complimentary.