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Budget New Year’s Eve Parties in the D.C. Area.
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Entertainment | by DC LIVE |

New Year’s Eve 2022

If you prefer to keep things simple on the last night of the decade, avoiding sky-high cover charges and paying only for the drinks you consume, this is our annual guide to bars that will be open with no cover charge on Dec. 31.

$50 and Under

  • New Years Eve 2022 at  Air  Hosted by RAHEEM DEVAUGHN (Champagne toast); free
  • New Year’s Eve 2022 at Opera Ultra Lounge DC$25 per person
  • NYE at Bliss DC; Hosted by K. MICHELLE $40 per person
  • NYE at MOI MOI DC; 9 Course Intimate Dinner
  • All Gay New Year Celebration at JR’s Bar (Champagne toast); free
  • Midnight Train to New Years Party at metrobar (1 glass of bubbly); $10 per person
  • ’21 NYE Ball at Red Bear Brewing (drag performances, Champagne toast); $20 per person
  • DC’s Waterfront New Year’s Eve Party at Station 4 (1-hour open bar); $25 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at Cloak & Dagger (1-hour open bar and appetizers); $25 per person
  • Anchovy Social’s Disco New Years Eve 2022 (Champagne toast); $30 per person
  • DC Lesbian Happy Hour at The Ven (appetizers, glass of prosecco); $30 per person
  • New Year’s Eve 2022 at Ultrabar (1-hour open bar); $30+ per person
  • New Year’s Eve at The Eleanor (Champagne toast, breakfast buffet, pre-loaded game card); $39 per person
  • NYE at Rosebar DC; $40 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Paint & Sip (1 cocktail); $40 per person
  • Back to the Future at Decades; $40 per person
  • New Years Eve 2022 at Wild Days (Champagne toast); $40 per person
  • 90’s New Year’s Eve DC Bash at Umaya Izakaya (1-hour open bar and appetizers); $45 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at Makan & Thirsty Crow (Champagne toast); $49 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at Grand Central (2 1/2-hour open bar); $49+ per person 
  • New Year’s Eve at Union District (2 1/2-hour open bar); $49+ per person 
  • New Year’s Eve at Kelly’s Irish Times (2.5 hour open bar); $49+ per person 

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  • Ciel New Year’s Eve: A Night Under The Stars (passed hors d’oeuvres, Champagne toast); $50 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Bash at Present Company Public House (4-hour open bar); $50 per person
  • ‘White Ford Bronco: DC’s All ’90s Band’ at 9:30 Club; $55 per person
  • ‘Rainbow Kitten Surprise New Year’s Eve’ at The Anthem; $56 per person
  • H Street Country Club’s New Years Eve Party (4-hour open bar); $59 per person
  • Bring in the New Year at El Chucho (open bar, unlimited tacos); $60 per person
  • Atlas Brew Works Frothy New Years Eve Party (4-hour open bar); $60 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at the Abigail (2-hour complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, Champagne toast); $65 per person
  • ‘Slander’ at Echostage; $74 per person
  • Proper 21 New Years Eve 2022 Party (5-hour open bar); $75 per person
  • Proper New Year’s Eve Party at Duke’s Grocery (4-hour open bar, appetizer buffet, Champagne toast); $75 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at Compass Rose (Central & South American inspired prix-fixe experience); $75 per person
  • New Year’s Eve 2022 at the Mayflower Club; $80 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Menu at Crazy Aunt Helen’s (4 course menu); $80 per person
  • New Year’s Eve 2022 at Blackfinn DC (4-hour open bar, Champagne toast); $80 per person
  • New Years’ Eve Masquerade at Hotel Zena (2-hour open bar, light bites, Champagne toast); $85 per person
  • Union Pub’s New Year’s Eve Formal Kegger’s Back (5-hour open bar, appetizers, Champagne toast); $90 per person 
  • Church Hall Presents 2022 New Years Eve Bonanza (5-hour open bar, Champagne toast); $90 per person
  • Mission Dupont NYE 2022 (4-hour open bar, appetizer buffet); $91+ per person
  • The Sovereign’s New Year’s Eve Soirée (5-hour open bar, specialty cocktails, sparkling wine toast); $99 per person
  • Cocktail Countdown at Hook Hall (5-hour open bar, specialty cocktails, sparking wine toast, snack bar); $99 per person 
  • The Admiral’s New Year’s Eve Party (4-hour premium open bar, appetizer buffet); $100 per person
  • Bluejacket’s New Year’s Eve Bash (4 1/2-hour open bar); $100 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Menu at Nina May  (4-course menu, snacks); $100 per person


$101 to $200 

  • Hawthorne NYE Party (4-hour premium open bar, appetizer buffet, Champagne toast); $105+ per person
  • New Year’s Eve Bash! at Jackie’s (5-hour open bar, unlimited snacks) $105 per person
  • New Years Eve 2022 at Franklin Hall (4-hour open bar and food buffet); $125 per person
  • Ring in the New Year at Bar Charley! (3-course prix fixe menu + open bar); $125 per person
  • The Return of Blind Pig: A New Year’s Eve Speakeasy at Barrel (pig roast + 4.5 hour open bar); $130 per person
  • Midnight in Paris at La Vie (open bar, hors d’oeuvres, Champagne toast); $135 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Menu at Ala (5-course menu with paired wine and spirits) $149 per person 
  • Morris American Bar New Year’s Eve Cocktail Bar (unlimited craft cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres); $150 per person
  • Columbia Room New Years Eve (tasting room of cocktails and Champagne) $150 per person
  • Primrose’s Midnight in Paris New Year’s Eve Party! (All-you-can-drink select wines, cocktails, and beer, heavy hors d’oeuvres, Champagne toast); $150 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at Other Half Brewing (4-hour open bar and food); $150 per person ($50 for designated drivers)
  • New Years Eve Tasting Menu at Maiz64 (4-course dinner, wine pairing); $165 per person
  • New Year’s Eve at Gravitas (4-course dinner, first + second seating); $175 per person
  • You’ve Never Looked Better… on New Year’s Eve (4-hour open bar and Champagne toast); 175 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Intimate Gathering at The Mirror (4-hour open bar and Champagne toast); 175 per person
  • A Newland New Years Eve At Beuchert’s (7-course chef’s tasting menu plus surprise); $175 per person 
  • New Years Eve Pre-Fix at Apéro DC (5 courses with wine pairings highlighting Mumm and Perrier Jouet Champagne); $185 per person
  • “Thousand and One Midnights” at ilili (5-course pre-fixe, Champagne toast); $195 per person
  • New Year’s Eve Fete at Moon Rabbit (4-course menu, Champagne toast); $199 per person

$200 and up

  • New Year’s Eve at Cafe Milano (tasting menu, DJ & Dancing); $200 per person
  • NYE Speakeasy at The Setting (2 specialty cocktails); $200 per person
  • Albi x New Year’s Eve (special, elevated edition of Chef Rafidi’s ‘Sofra’ menu); $250 per person