Here’s Where to Say Hello To 2018 in DC

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Here’s Where to Say Hello To 2018 in DC

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Assemble your crew. This NYE 2017, there shall be no sleep.

To say it’s been a rough year would certainly be an understatement. Some of us want to set 2017 ablaze and watch it go up in flames.

With everything happening in the city for NYE, you very much could get to do just that. From extravagant galas to fine dining experiences, there is something for every taste.

Here’s your list of over the top parties, events, and galas for an unforgettable NYE in DC:

 

Breweries, Craft Drinks, And Good Booze

Bluejacket’s New Year’s Eve Bash
Bluejacket’s is opening up some of it’s amazing vintage rarities from their vault to serve this NYE. Also, VIP tickets include a fully interactive Beer’s and Bites tour, so if you want to get the most out of your NYE check out this event for all the exclusive happenings.
Website | 300 Tingey St. SE | 9 PM–2 AM | Bluejacket, $105-$199

ChurchKey’s New Year’s Eve Party
Tastings from a selection of craft beers, wines, and curated cocktails are included in this NYE event. Additionally, Birch & Barley will open at 6 PM for a five course tasting menu for $75.
Website | 1337 14th St. NW | 9 PM–2 AM | ChurchKey, $105-$125

Felt Bar & Lounge
MGM Grand Felt, will host a NYE event with an open bar and passed hors d’oeuvres
Website | 101 MGM National Ave., National Harbor | 8 PM-2 AM |Felt Bar & Lounge, $200

Ivy City New Year’s Masquerade
Celebrate the New Year with just a drink on the roof-top patio or purchase a ticket for an open bar and buffet experience.
Website | 1356 Okie St. NE | 10 PM–2 AM | Ivy City Smokehouse, $55

New Year’s Eve at Beacon Bar & Grill
Enjoy four courses with unlimited champagne at Beacon Bar & Grill.
Website | 1615 Rhode Island Ave. NW | 7 PM–1 AM | Beacon Bar & Grill, $67.50

New Year’s Eve at Duffy’s
Don’t want to battle the crowds? Join Duffy’s for an intimate 200 person gathering with Free appetizers from 9-11 PM and and Irish Whiskey Toast at Midnight.
Website | 2106 Vermont Ave. NW | 9 PM–1:30 AM | Duffy’s Irish Pub, $50–$70

New Year’s Eve at Kelly’s Irish Times
Hope for the Luck of the Irish this New Year, but kick-start this venture at Kelly’s Irish Times.
Website | 14 F St. NW | 9 PM-1:30 AM | Kelly’s Irish Times

New Year’s Eve at Proper 21
Proper 21 Bar and Social Club is a trendy hotspot for partygoers looking for 5 hours of a premium open bar, live DJ spins, and VIP seating and bottle service.
Website | 1319 F St. NW | 9 PM–4 AM | Proper 21, starting at $20

The Sovereign’s New Year’s Eve Soiree
Enjoy unfettered access to all 50 Sovereign drafts and Belgian brews. This event includes fine food, live DJ, and unforgettable fun.
Website | 1206 Wisconsin Ave. NW | 9 PM–2 AM | The Sovereign, $79-$99

New Year’s Eve at the Mad Fox Taproom
Celebrate at Mad Fox Taproom with award winning craft beer, tapas, party favors, and a lot of dancing.
Website | 2218 Wisconsin Ave. NW | 9 PM- 2 AM | Mad Fox Taproom

Sing & Dance into the New Year

7th Annual New Year’s Eve Casino Night
Bringing a little of Vegas to the DC area, the 7th Annual Casino Night at the Hyatt in Arlington hosts a NYE party where you can test your luck and enjoy party features such as an old school candy county, games, photo booths, and more.
Website | 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington | 8 PM–3 AM | Hyatt Regency Hotel, $60-$250

New Year’s Eve at CAPITALE
VIP Tables are one way to make your New Year’s special, but this party will offer a unique experience for all attendees.
Website | 1301 K St. NW | 9 PM-4 AM | Capitale

Clarendon Ballroom New Year’s Eve Gala
It’s the 18th Annual NYE’s Celebration at Clarendon Ballroom. Cover band, Liquid A, will be performing in addition to DJ Hurley on the main stage.
Website | 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington | 8 PM–2 AM | Clarendon Ballroom, $70

New Year’s Eve at Cloak & Dagger
A variety of table packages are available so your group will be prepared for NYE this year. General admission tickets are available which include an open bar (house rails) from 9-10 PM.
Website | 1359 U St. NW | 9 PM–4 AM | Cloak & Dagger, $25-$1500

New Year’s Eve at Sixth Engine
Celebrate the New Year in DC’s oldest firehouse. Signature cocktails and other features will make this event one to remember.
Website | 438 Massachusetts Ave NW. | 9 PM–2 AM | Sixth Engine, $80-$100

New Year’s Eve Fashion Gala at St. Gregory Hotel
Sip a glass of Prosecco and enjoy a sneak peek of the latest designer outfits from 10-15 local designer brands.
Website | 2033 M St. NW | 9 PM–3 AM | The St. Gregory Hotel, $55–$550

New Year’s Eve at The Park
The Park has taken care of all of the NYE party details, so show up, dress up, and watch the ball drop as you let go of 2017 and say hello to a better 2018.
Website | 920 14th St. NW | 8 PM–3 AM | The Park at Fourteenth, $30–$80

New Year’s Eve at the Washington DC Hilton Hotel
Enjoy top-of-the-line amenities where you can “choose your NYE adventure” at the Hilton’s sprawling multi-ballroom party with an open bar and complimentary party favors.
Website | 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW | 9 PM–2 AM | Washington DC Hilton, $109-131

Town Hall presents New Year’s Eve
Grab your squad and grab your discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more. Premium open bar includes brands like Tito’s, Makers, Tanqueray, and more.
Website | 2340 Wisconsin Ave. NW | 9 PM–3 AM | Town Hall, $75-$92

Tony & Joes Riverbash
Cruise into the New Year with a Tony & Joes Riverbash.
Website | 3000 K St. NW | 9 PM | Georgetown’s Washington Harbour, $150

Restaurant Tastings

New Year’s Eve at Blackfinn Ameripub
Enjoy a premium 4-hour long Open Bar followed by a midnight champagne toast. Also, Blackfinn has partnered with the Hampton Inn so check out a special rate when purchasing a ticket to this event.
Website | 1620 I St. NW | 10 PM–1 AM | Blackfinn Ameripub, $75

Destination: Cuba – New Year’s Eve Party
Bring out the fedoras and chocolate cigars. The Destination Cuba party will energize your NYE.
Website |801 9th St. NW | 10:30 PM-4 AM | Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

New Year’s Eve at Hawthorne
Celebrate the New Year at Hawthorne with a dessert bar, champagne toast, and a premium open bar. (P.S. remember you can join Hawthorne for a New Year’s Day bottomless brunch too.)
Website | 1336 U St. NW | 9 PM-1 AM | Hawthorne, $80-$150

New Year’s Eve at Mission
Buy your tickets early and press off a suit and tie for Mission’s premium open bar NYE festivities.
Website | 1606 20th St. NW | 9 PM-1 AM | Mission, $85-$150

New Year’s Eve at Ottoman Taverna
The Ottoman Taverna is celebrating the New Year with Turkish music, food, and entertainment.
Website | 425 I St. NW | 3 PM–12 PM | Ottoman Taverna, $149

New Year’s Eve at Scarlet Oak
NYE at the Scarlet Oak offers table packages so friends and family can be together at the start of 2017. This party includes other fun surprises such as a champagne toast, live dj, and plenty of room for dancing.
Website | 909 New Jersey Ave. SE | 10 PM–1 AM| Scarlet Oak Restaurant & Bar, $110

New Year’s Eve at Shaw’s Tavern
Ring in 2018 with the best of both worlds. Enjoy Shaw’s regular menu plus an open bar package available at midnight.
Website | 520 Florida Ave. NW | 10 PM–1 AM| Shaw’s Tavern, $50

New Year’s Eve at Southern Hospitality
The premier event creators, 360 Nightlife, is hosting a NYE party at Southern Hospitality which includes an open bar and charming party features.
Website | 1815 Adams Mill Road NW | 9:30 PM-3 AM | Southern Hospitality

New Year’s Eve at The Partisan
Purchasing a ticket for an all inclusive NYE’s party at The Partisan grants you access to everything you need for a perfect way to celebrate the end of 2017 with your friends.
Website | 709 D St. NW | 9 PM–2 AM| The Partisan, $79-$99

Policy Restaurant
Grab dinner at Policy and then head up to their upstairs party for to ring in the New Year. For just $20 a ticket. Can’t. Be. Beat.
Website | 1904 14th St. NW | 9 PM | Policy Restaurant, $20

New Year’s Eve at TAKODA
This year’s event is promised to be bigger and better than last year’s.  TAKODA’s NYE Party features a 4 hour premium open bar from 10 PM-2 AM.
Website | 715 Florida Ave. NW | 10 PM-2 AM | TAKODA, $99-$140

 

Themed NYE Bashes

90’s New Year’s Eve DC Bash-Back in the Day
Celebrate the best of the 90’s music at this NYE dance party.
Website | 3813 Georgia Ave. NW | 9 PM–3 AM | Ten Tigers Parlour, $35-$500

13th Annual Masquerade Ball at MXDC
Ring in the New Year in style at this elegant, upscale event featuring 2 floors and 2 bars just 2 blocks away from the White House.
Website | 600 14th St. NW | 9 PM–3 AM | MXDC Cocina Mexicana, $95

New Year’s Eve Bollywood Bash
Enjoy a Grand Indian Dinner Buffet and a DJ playing the best of Bollywood.
Website | 1101 4th St. SW | 8:30 PM–2 AM | Masala Art, $95

New Year’s Eve Gatsby Gala
Everyone knows that Gatsby can throw a party. This NYE event emphasizes the best of the roaring ‘20s.
Website | 2437 15th St. NW | 8 PM–1 AM | Josephine Butler Parks Center, starting at $121

Prohibition Era Annual New Year’s Eve Party
Bring out the Moonshine. This Prohibition-inspired NYE party will bring out your inner bootlegger.
Website | 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW | 9:30 PM–2:30 AM | The Front Page DCROUP, $75

The Gatsby Room-Roaring 20’s NYE Bash
The glitz and glamour of the 1920’s is only the beginning for this roaring NYE party.
Website | 2047 9th St. NW | 9 PM–3 AM | Satellite Room, $35-$175

 

Extravagant Parties & Galas

Andrew Mellon Auditorium New Year’s Eve Gala
This elegant extravaganza is a Black Tie affair that combines DC philanthropy with NYE festivities.
Website | 1301 Constitution Ave. NW | 9 PM-2 AM | Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

16th Annual International SPY Gala
Kick-start the New Year with a covert mission and watch the ball drop at the International Spy Gala, which will be packed with a Mock Casino, Dancers, and cuisine fit for a spy.
Website | 10 Thomas Circle NW | 6:30 PM-2 AM | Washington Plaza Hotel, $95-$380

The International Club DC hosts Black Tie New Year’s Eve Gala
This event combines festive NYE traditions from countries around the world.
Website | 2660 Woodley Road NW | 7:30 PM-2 AM | Washington Marriott Wardman Park, starting at $105

New Year’s Eve International Gala: A Cirque du 2017 International Celebration of Many Nations
Celebrate the NYE with Cirque performances, live music, and the Racing Presidents from the Washington Nationals.
Website | 2500 Calvert St. NW | 8 PM-2 AM | Omni Shoreham Hotel, $112-$229

Professionals in the City New Year’s Eve Gala
This NYE bash is where DC professionals can go to mingle, drink champagne, and watch the ball drop while enjoying themed cultural events from around the world.
Website | 900 10th St. NW | 9 PM-2 AM | Embassy Suites Hotel, $99-$149

MIYUKI TRIBE & BROTHERS AND SISTERS Event at The LINE Hotel DC
Enjoy the opening of The LINE Hotel in Adams Morgan at this NYE event.
Website  1770 Euclid St. NW | 9 PM-2 AM | The LINE DC

about the author

Dana Disante
Dana Disante
Dana Disante is the Events & Features editor for CΛPITOL STΛNDΛRD magazine and covers Arts & Entertainment for Northern Virginia Magazine.