Friday, August 5 2022

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – This year’s famous New Years will be hosted by hip-hop group Arrested Development.

Double Grammy winners will perform virtually to cap off a night of performance.

The virtual celebration will also have a special appearance from Hootie & The Blowfish, as well as famous former New Years artists including Sister Hazel.

The celebration is on December 31 from 10:30 p.m. It will last until 12:15 a.m.

To watch the virtual celebration, click or tap here.

10:30 p.m. Facebook Live | YouTube Live

New performances by former FHNY artists:

Toasts to the New Year of:

  • USC Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley
  • NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden
  • Miss America 1994, Kimberly Aiken Cockerham
  • SC and WNBA basketball player, A’ja Wilson
  • NBA basketball player and coach Alex English

11:35 p.m.

Toasts to the New Year of:

  • Former HC Governor and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley
  • Representative of the United States, James Clyburn

Special appearance by Hootie & the Blowfish, toasts by Mark Bryan and Jim “Soni” Sonefeld

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  • Columbia, SC Mayor Steve Benjamin & family Countdown to midnight
  • Best of FHNY Fireworks sponsored by Dominion Energy
  • Development stopped Bis

This year’s celebration will support the Harvest Hope Food Bank by raising monetary and non-perishable donations.

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