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Washington, DC New Year’s Eve Galas and Parties

Many Washington, DC hotels and other venues have special packages and parties for New Year’s Eve.

| by Rachel C. |

Following is a guide to special events and places to check out the party scene to ring in the New Year. You should make your hotel reservations early because many of the rooms sell out. All packages are subject to availability. Please note, hotel rooms are priced separately. You may find a better deal on accommodations at a nearby hotel rather than the one that is hosting the party.

6th Annual Prohibition NYE Casino Night – Hyatt Regency, Hotel 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal City, Va 22202. #1 Nye Party In The Washington Dc Area For Mature Professionals! Mandatory Dress Code. Live entertainment and a New Year’s champagne toast. Celebrations until 3:00 a.m. Tickets: $95 – $150 per person.

New Years Eve 2017 at Opera – Opera Ultra Lounge, 1400 I Street NW, WDC. The NYE grand celebration at Opera Ultra Lounge will undoubtedly be one of the hottest options in the Washington DC area. Unique entertainment all night along with a journey of the senses through captivating light shows and LED displays; with music and live performances throughout the evening expect a NYE celebration to remember. The evening begins at 9:00pm and includes a free flowing midnight NYE champagne toast and NYE Party Favors. Celebrations until 3:00 a.m. Tickets: $50 – $70 per person.

NYE at Bliss Night Club – 2122 24th Pl NE , DC · (202) 808-8600. Live entertainment by K.Michelle and a New Year’s champagne toast. Celebrations until 4:00 a.m. Tickets: $30 – $50 per person.

CITIES NYE! – Cities Washington DC – 1909 K ST NW WDC. Dresscode is strict. Blazers recommended for gentlemen. Evening dresses for women. We highly encourage buying tickets or reserving your VIP Table quickly as both will sell out. Hosted by DJ ESCO playing Hip-hop & Top40. Celebrations until 3:30 a.m.

New Years Eve at The Gryphon – 1337 Connecticut Ave NW WDC. Doors Open 10pm-4am.

NYE at Sip Lounge – 812 Hamlin St NE, Washington, DC 20018. Live entertainment and a New Year’s champagne toast. Celebrations until 4:00 a.m.

Big Night DC – The DC Area’s Largest New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, Maryland. Themed party areas will encompass the ballroom complex of the resort with live bands, DJs, dance floors, food and beverage stations, casino games, karaoke, party favors, and more.

Live bands include Go Go Gadjet, DJ Chris Styles, Blue Label, Silent Disco, White Ford Bronco, DJ Lil Fos, Jefe, DJ Kwest, DJ 2Nutz (Chris Walker), Party Like Its and more. Tickets: $95-300.

Night at the Newseum – Project NYE DC hosts an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve gala at the Newseum, 6th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW.Washington, DC. The party includes live entertainment a 5 hour open bar, food buffet, multiple party zones and DJs, and a massive midnight celebration. Tickets: $145-255. There are plenty of hotels within walking distance.

Gatsby Trilogy – Project NYE DC hosts an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve gala at Sequoia, 3000 K St NW Washington DC, one of the most popular restaurants at Washington Harbour in Georgetown.

Ring in the New Year on the Potomac with a Great Gatsby gathering with several open bars, gourmet dinner buffets, multiple entertainment areas, party favors, dazzling light displays, elaborate decorations, a massive tented patio and a lavish midnight celebration. Tickets: $135-255.

An International Celebration of Many Nations – Things to Do DC sponsors the New Years Eve celebration at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW Washington DC. The party includes 19 international themed celebrations, 7 separate party rooms with 5 huge ballrooms, exclusive CIRQUE Du New Year’s Eve Air and Ground Performances, open bar, elaborate dinner menus, midnight champagne toast, midnight balloon drops, multiple live bands, an appearance by Washington Nationals Racing Presidents , DJs, karaoke, strolling entertainers and much more. Tickets: $109-198.

New Year’s Eve Spy Gala Washington DC – Euronet International sponsors the Bond extravaganza at The Washington Plaza Hotel, Ten Thomas Circle, NW, Washington, DC. Celebrate the new year at the Annual New Years Eve of 007 Intrigue. This all-inclusive, upscale, formal affair features PREMIUM OPEN bar all night, five international buffets, dessert stations, and a wide selection of timeless hits by top DC DJ’s and a seven piece orchestra. For Your Eyes Only exclusive entertainment includes sexy Golden Girls, mock casino gambling with 007 prizes, martinis at the ICE bar, exotic Bond cars, fun props, photo souvenirs, champagne ALL night, party favors, two huge balloon drops, and much more. Tickets: $109-278.

Black Tie New Year’s Eve Gala – The International Club DC hosts a gala at the Marriott Marquis Washington DC, 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC. An International Celebration of music, cuisine, culture, & dancing includes ten themes, five live bands, a balloon drop at midnight, mock casino gambling, free flowing champagne, party favors, and 5-hour premium open bar. For dinner choose from either a sit down 3-course dinner with champagne and appetizers or a dinner buffet representing food from 5 international cities. Tickets: $109-240.

Park Hyatt Washington – 24th and M St., NW. Washington, DC. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a sophisticated party including live music, tapas table, chocolate & sweets, and champagne toast at midnight.

Professionals in the City New Year’s Eve Gala – Passport to the World Gala: An International Red Carpet Affair, The Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW Washington, DC. Themed rooms include the Latin Fusion Salsa Room, Kingdom of Spain Nightfall Ball, Sweet Home DC room, Bollywood Hills Underground Club, Red Light District and more. The event includes multiple buffet stations and dance floors, open bar, live Salsa band, live orchestra and swing band, DJs, late night comedy show, and more. Tickets: $149 and up.

Inner Caucus & WHUR 96.3FM New Year’s Party – Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA. The event attracts equal numbers of singles and couples alike. Five unique settings feature a wide range of music including Jazz, R&B, Hip-Hop, Funk, Reggae, Soul, African Beats and Salsa. Proceeds benefit organizations such as the United Negro College Fund, Blacks in Government Scholarship Fund and The Black Student Fund. Tickets: 75-85.

NYE Masquerade Ball – MXDC, 600 14th St NW, Washington, DC. This event includes a 1 hour open bar, MXDC catered appetizers, Miami’s own DJ Damion Daniel, and champagne toasts at midnight. Masquerade masks will be provided but patrons are encouraged to bring their own as well. Tickets: $35 – $60 and Tables: $200 – $1000.

Back in the Day 90’s New Year’s Eve – Panache, 1725 Desales St. NW, Washington, DC. Party like it’s 1999 as a DJ spins your favorite 90’s jams. Tickets: $30-50 and include an hour open bar and catered appetizers from 9 – 10 PM. Tables start at $500.

Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown – 1050 31st St NW Washington, DC. (202) 617-2424. Rooftop Countdown Celebration. Celebrate in style at Capella’s coveted Rooftop Bar & Lounge, all while enjoying craft cocktails, live entertainment and a New Year’s champagne toast. Celebrations until 1:00 a.m. Tickets: $150 per person.

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