new years eve guide dc

New Years Eve Party Guide

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­­­­­­­­­­Big Night
Join us for one of the largest and most spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations in America. New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. This all-inclusive event takes over the Gaylord Hotel & Resort at National Harbor (the area’s only Vegas-style hotel), with multiple bands, DJs, ticket types, and party floors/ballrooms at the Gaylord.  We highly recommend that you purchase your Big Night Tickets now as tickets have been extremely popular and sell out early, every year. Prices will be increasing as the event draws near. Use promo code “ontap” for a discount (for a limited time) when purchasing tickets. Gaylord National Hotel & Resort: 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD; www.BigNightDC.com

20s & 30s Going Out Group Party
New Year’s Eve Open Bar Celebration. The 20s & 30s Going Out Group has rented out the entire location from 9:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The venue features 20 foot ceilings, modern wood walls, U-shaped 2nd floor mezzanine level overlooking the first floor, a 3rd level, and 5,000 square feet of space for guests to celebrate. Ticket price includes: Premium open bar, live entertainment, multiple hors d’oeuvres, DJ, party favors, and champagne toast! Kai: 1720 I Street NW, DC; 703-203-1888; www.20sand30sgroup.com

Downtown Countdown
Rock out with Third Eye Blind, Delta Rae, and Hot 99.5’s DJ Dirty Elbows at DC’s largest New Year’s Eve party! Ring in 2015 at the luxurious Washington Hilton on Connecticut Avenue with the Downtown Countdown in the District! With your all-inclusive ticket, you’ll be able to rock out at the main stage, dance the night away in Club ‘15, laugh it up in the comedy lounge, or sing your heart out with live acoustic karaoke…and of course enjoy unlimited premium open bars and gourmet dinner buffets all night. Visit www.downtowncountdown.net for tickets. Washington Hilton: 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC; 202-483-3000; www.hilton.com

Parties in DC
An Americana New Year
Live music all night long beginning at 8:00 p.m., featuring local favorites South Rail, Nashville’s darling Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line, and Yarn. Reserved seating and standing tickets are available. All tickets include a champagne toast at midnight. Full dinner menu available; doors open 7:00 p.m.
Gypsy Sally’s: 3401 K St. NW, DC; 202-333-7700; www.gypsysallys.com

ArtJamz Glitter Ball NYE
Ring in 2015 with great art, awesome music, hors d’oeuvres, party favors, glitter galore, and a champagne toast. Packages start at $60 and include all of the above, plus 3 hours of studio time, canvas of choice, paint and art materials.Come midnight, the ArtJamz Dupont Studio will be transformed into a rocking glitter-splashed art studio filled with partying Picassos, reveling Rothkos and crazy Khalos. ArtJamz Dupont Studio: 1742 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC; 202-709-8078; www.artjamzdc.com

Back to the Eighties NYE
Come out dressed to the 89s for this night of eighties-themed revelry. DJ Pieman will be working the ones and twos as you enjoy 80’s-inspired cocktails and complimentary party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $10. Fadó Irish Pub: 808 7th St NW, DC; 202-789-0066; www.fadoirishpub.com/washington

Bluejacket’s NYE Blowout
Our second annual New Year’s Eve Blowout at Bluejacket & The Arsenal begins at 9pm. Your ticket lets you enjoy an open bar with all 25 of our original Bluejacket drafts and casks, select wines & spirits, as well as a midnight champagne toast, and passed bites. Plus, we’ll have live music from Crystal Youth, a photobooth, and a DJ. Tickets are $99 at eventbrite.com. Bluejacket: 300 Tingey St. SE, DC; 202-524-4862; www.bluejacketdc.com

Beers, Brats, Bowls
All draft beer will be 1/2 price all day and night, featuring 16 different drafts, champagne cocktails, brats and tots and other food specials throughout. The 23 HDTVs will showcase the Peach Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, and Orange Bowl, followed by coverage of the Time Square 2015 countdown. Alumni groups are welcome to make reservations for their party by contacting info@louscitybar.com. Lou’s City Bar: 1400 Irving St. NW, DC; 202-518-5687; www.louscitybar.com

Black Cat NYE Ball
As a home for all things alternative music in DC, the Black Cat is bringing a different sort of New Year’s Eve Bash this year. Harkening back to the jazz age parties of the 20s and later 40s, the Black Cat’s main acts for the Ball are lounge act Tony Anthony & His Malvivants performing in between swinging Peaches and Her Orchestra. Peaches and co. play a unique mix of 40s swing that traces its roots from Hollywood to Latin rhumbas. For a classier New Year’s, choose Black Cat. Black Cat: 1811 14th St NW, DC; www.blackcatdc.com

Churchkey’s NYE Bash!
Your all-inclusive ticket grants you access to five hours of an open bar with 50 outstanding drafts and 5 delicious cask ales, as well as a fine selection of spirits, cocktails & wine. Plus passed bites, a complimentary champagne toast, a DJ and a photobooth. Tickets are $99 at eventbrite.com. Churchkey: 1337 14th St NW, DC; 202-567-2576; www.churchkeydc.com

Crios NYE Party
Included with your ticket is a full open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., appetizers, and a champagne toast. A live DJ will be playing a mix of current hits and old school classics. No dress code. Crios Modern Mexican: 2120 P St. NW, DC; 202-822-8800; www.criosmodmex.com 

Fania/Salsa Dura Party
Celebrate NYE with the Brooklyn-based Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, led by percussionist Gianni Mano and fronted by Argentinian superstar Solange Prat. The program features indie pop tunes arranged under the influence of the ’70s Fania/Salsa Dura scene and Afro-Caribbean rhythms. Millennium Stage: 2700 F St. NW, DC; www.kennedy-center.org

International Club of DC NYE Gala
Join us at The Marriott Marquis, a sophisticated haven of luxury & service in the heart of DC, for a spectacular NYE celebration of international culture, music, cuisine, & dancing! Experience an unforgettable NYE Party featuring 10 themes, 6 bands, DJs, free flowing champagne, dinner, desserts, and more! Attend by yourself or with friends to experience a trip around the world as you ring in the New Year. Marriott Marquis: 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW, DC; 202-824-9200; www.internationalclubdc.com

International Gala
Celebrate with Special Guests “Teddy” and “Abe” from the Washington Nationals. Enjoy the evening with 19 international themed celebrations, 7 separate party rooms, fully stocked open bar, midnight champagne toast, huge midnight balloon drop, multiple live bands, DJs, karaoke, strolling entertainers, white glove service and vip options. Three price options for three different start times. Omni Shoreham Hotel: 2500 Calvert St. NW, DC; 301-519-8030; www.thingstododc.com

International Spy Gala
The 13th Annual New Year’s Eve International Spy Gala is Washington DC’s only New Year’s Eve party rendezvous for secret agents and femme fatales seeking a shaken and stirred mission countdown 2015. Produced by Euronet International. Get tickets at euronetinternational.com. Washington Plaza Hotel: 10 Thomas Cir. NW, DC; 202-842-1300; www.washingtonplazahotel.com

Light Up the Night
You are invited to make this NYE sparkle. Dance to the beats of DC’s most sought after DJs spinning throughout the night and celebrate the New Year with a champagne toast at midnight. $75 for early bird tickets, prices go up on December 14th. POV Washington DC: 515 15th St. NW, DC; 202-661-2400; www.eventbrite.com

Masquerade Ball
360nightlife.com’s 10th Annual Masquerade Ball at MXDC will feature an hour of premium open bar + appetizers, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, party favors and masquerade masks, DJ LS spinning the best in music, the Times Square Ball Drop on all screens and much more.Tickets start at $35 and tables start at $200 for couples. MXDC: 600 14th Street, NW, DC; 202-725-0502; www.dcnewyears.net

New Day Party
Experience the ultimate 2014-2015 party featuring 2 floors and DC’s largest patio, which will be completely tented and heated for NYE 2015! Guests will receive hour long premium open bar & appetizers from 9 – 10 p.m., complimentary champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and much more. Tickets start at $30 and tables start at $500 for 6 people. Southern Hospitality: 1815 Adams Mill Rd. NW, DC; 202-725-0502; www.newyearsevedcparty.com

New Year’s Eve 2015
Come celebrate the end of 2014 at McFadden’s! $50 tickets include a five hour premium open bar, complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres, party favors, a midnight balloon drop and toast, and more! Table and bottle service specials are available; for information and reservations, email Ashley at ashleyk@mcfaddensdc.com. For tickets, visit McFadden’s online. McFadden’s: 2401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC; 202-223-2338; www.mcfaddensdc.com

New Year’s Eve with 19th Street Band
Spend your New Year’s Eve with 19th Street Band! This show will be in the Arboretum, with a $10 cover charge at the door. There will also be a cash bar inside for your convenience. Show goes from 10PM – 1AM.
The Hamilton: 600 14th St. NW, DC; 202-787-1000; www.thehamiltondc.com

NYE at Béarnaise
Provide three seating options for NYE: at 5:30 p.m. ($75 per person), 7:30 p.m. ($75 per person) and 10:00 p.m. ($95 per person), with party favors and unlimited champagne for the 10:00 p.m. seating. Béarnaise Restaurant: 315 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, DC; 202-450-4800; www.bearnaiserestaurant.com

NYE Bash with The Dial Ups
$50 Ticket gets you VIP Entrance, penny drinks all night long (all brands), 2 buffets, a champagne toast, party favors, and DC’s best 90’s party band, The Dial Ups! Purchase tickets at www.chiefikes.comChief Ike’s Mambo Room: 1725 Columbia Rd. NW, DC; 202-332-2211; www.chiefikes.com

NYE w/ Benny Benassi
Celebrate the night with Benny Benassi. Door open at 8:00 p.m. No dress code. Age 18+. To reserve bottle service please email Tables@echostage.com. Echostage: 2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE, DC; 202-503-2331; www.clubglow.com

NYE Bliss
Party features 3 bars, 17 VIP tables, VIP room, outdoor heated deck, sunken dance floor, state of the art lighting & sound, and private parking lot. Enjoy a 2 hour open bar, appetizers, complimentary champagne toast at midnight, lavish decorations and party favors. Tickets start at $30 and tables start at $450 for 6 people. Aqua: 1818 New York Ave. NE, DC; 202-725-0502; www.newyearsdc.net

NYE Blowout #NYED-CRNR
Maybe you just want to turn down for nothing on your New Year’s Eve. The Rock and Roll Hotel is bringing together a mix of some of the hottest, young DJs in DC for a night of all out Electronic-Dance-Raging. From R&R Hotel favorites like Basscamp & Rex Riot to Diplo and Rolling Stone-approved, Baltimore based Blaqstarr, there will not be a dance music night like this for a long time in the district. Rock & Roll Hotel: 1353 H Street, NE, DC; www.rockandrollhoteldc.com

NYE Chocolate Factory
Celebrate with 4 hour premium open bar from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., coat check, 100 chocolate factory bars, hats & noisemakers, champagne toast at midnight, DJ Steve Lemmerman and Dj Bill Spieler. $2 for a chance to win a ticket for every DC9 show in 2015.1 winner will get every show for 2015 at DC9 free, and 99 winners will get one show for 2015 at DC9 free. $55 Nov. 30-Dec 12, $60 Dec. 13-Dec. 27 and $70 Dec. 28-Dec. 31. Open till 4am. DC9 Nightclub: 1940 9th St. NW, DC; 202-483-5000; www.dcnine.com

NYE Comedian Seaton Smith
Celebrate with headliner Seaton Smith, Rahmein Mostafavi and Pete Bladel. Two choices available. 8:00 p.m. Show: $35 per person includes show admission and a free pass to a future show.10:15 p.m. Count Down Show: $75 per person includes show admission, fruit, cheese and cracker board, midnight champagne, party favors and a free pass to a future show. DC Improv:1140 Connecticut Ave. NW, DC; 202-296-7008; www.clarendonballroom.com

NYE Destination Tokyo
Zengo will be transformed with Asian inspired decor. Enjoy an hour Open Bar and Asian-Latin fusion inspired passed hors d’oeuvres from 9 – 10 p.m., while DJ Mark Z spins the best in house, dance, Top 40, Hip Hop, Latin, and International into 2015. Guests will receive a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, a 2015 countdown and party favors. Tickets start at $30 and tables start at $200 for couples. Zengo: 781 7th St. NW, DC; 202-725-0502; www.zengonye.com

NYE DJ Oso Fresh
Three-course meal for $50/pp with two glasses of champagne per person (or one bottle per couple – tax and gratuity not included) from 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. At 10:00 p.m., there will be a $10 cover and will have DJ Oso Fresh from 10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. $6 Champagne cocktails and $5 Shiner beer all night along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight (with ticket). Acre 121: 1400 Irving St. NW, DC; 202-328-0121; www.acre121.com

NYE at Grand Central DC
Enjoy the evening with 2 DJs, an open buffet (while supplies last) and a champagne toast at midnight! $20 for single ticket, or $35 for two! This event sells out every year, so get your tickets early! Grand Central: 2447 18th St. NW, DC; 484-824-1328; www.squadup.com

NYE Masquerade Ball
Dance, mingle and explore the themed rooms and secret doors. Includes: DJ, chocolate fountain, kissing booth, cash bar, treasure hunt with prizes, glass of champagne for midnight toast, plus big screen TV for ball drop. This is a 21+ event. Online reservations required. Also check out the dinner and tour option. Feast on caviar, steak, lobster and more as you celebrate in style at this decadent dinner. After dinner, have a blast searching for secret doors and explore themed rooms like the Log Cabin, John Lennon suite and Rosa Parks room. The Mansion on O Street: 2020 O St. NW, DC; 202-496-2020; www.omansion.com

NYE Masquerade Ball
The 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball will be held on all 4 levels, including the enclosed year round rooftop patio. Bottle service packages, a dinner buffet, 3 DJs and open bar are available for ticket holders and reservations. Champagne toast at midnight and party favors for everyone. Ozio Restaurant & Lounge:1813 M St. NW, DC; 202-822-6000; www.oziodc.com

NYE Masquerade Ball
Howard Theatre’s glamorous setting offers two fully stocked premium bars, a massive dance floor, a top-notch sound system, and luxurious booth seating. All patrons who purchase tickets to the Masquerade Ball will receive party favors and complementary masks before watching the live screening of NYC’s legendary Ball Drop. Affordable early bird tickets are for purchase for a limited time only. VIP bottle service tables packages available upon inquiry. The Howard Theatre: 620 T St. NW, DC; 202-403-4343; www.eventbrite.com

NYE Moonlight Circus
Enjoy the night with $89 for 5 hours top shelf open bar, live circus acts, midnight balloon drop,3 rooms with fully stocked bars, buffet stations with complimentary appetizers, live feed of Time Square ball drop, live national reowned DJs, and complimentary party favors. Music by Jay Sean’s Official Deejay – DJ BIKS. Hosted by DystrucXtion Girls. Hotel room discount links: www.resweb.passkey.com/go/2014NYE and www.NEWYEARSEVEDC.com. Hyatt Regency Washington DC: 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, DC; 202-403-4343; www.eventbrite.com

NYE Party
DC’s longest running NYE bash is still going strong as it welcomes 2015 in style! The $80 advanced ticket features an open bar after 9pm  in addition to champagne and hors d’oeuvres, and party favors. A rockin’ DJ will play all night long! $100 at the door; additional ticket information may be found online at www.thebottomlinedc.com. The Bottom Line: 1716 I St. NW, DC; 202-298-8488; www.thebottomlinedc.com

NYE Party
$20 entrance fee includes a champagne toast and party favors. Celebrate with DJ Tom Lim along with drink and food specials all night. For more details, please go to www.policydc.com or email info@policydc.com. Policy Restaurant and Lounge: 1904 14th St. NW, DC; 202-387-7654; www.policydc.com

NYE at Penn Quarter Sports Tavern
Celebrate NYE with 6 hours of open bar and a DJ. Watch the ball drop on 32 big screens with a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets start at $35 and also include an all you can eat buffet. Penn Quarter Sports Tavern: 639 Indiana Ave NW, DC; 202-347-6666; www.pennquartersportstavern.com

NYE Renaissance
The evening will feature a live DJ followed by live music from a jazz duo and finishing off the night with a champagne toast countdown and more live music.The first seating is a 3-course dinner and champagne toast at 6:30 p.m. for $39.00 (plus tax & service fee). Second Seating is a 4-course dinner with champagne toast, live music, and party favors at 9:30 p.m. for $59.00 (plus tax & service fee). Eatonville Restaurant: 2121 14th St. NW, DC; 202-332-9672; www.eatonvillerestaurant.com

NYE at Rhino
Celebrate the night at the open bar from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. with champagne toast, DJ, dance floor and party favors. $40 for tickets. Rhino Bar: 3295 M St. NW, DC; 202-333-3150; rhinobardc.wordpress.com

NYE at RIRA
Celebrate Irish New Year from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. with live music, a complimentary black velvet toast (Guinness and Champagne), free champagne toast at midnight and a massive balloon drop in the theatre room. RiRa Georgetown: 3125 M St. NW, DC; 202-751-2111; www.rira.com

NYE at Silo
Celebrate the night with a four-course dinner for $55, pairing with a wine, cocktail and beer for $30. Champagne toast at midnight included. Also provide all night happy hour including a beer and bratwurst pairing for $15 special. Silo Restaurant: 919 5th St. NW, DC; 202-309-0073; www.silodc.com

NYE Speakeasy at Kelly’s
Fellas and dames hitting Speakeasy will enjoy a night like a roaring 20’s shindig featuring prohibition-style cocktails, beer, wine, assorted hors d’oeuvres, decor and props that will take you back in time, and a midnight toast to remember! Presented by United Social Sports; tickets starting at just $60! Grab them now before the price goes up! Kelly’s Irish Times: 14 F St. NW, DC; 202-543-5433; www.nyesocial.com

NYE at Ultrabar
Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Provide open bar special from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and a complimentary bottle of champagne when booking tables in advance. $30 for ticket and you can have an all access pass to 6 bars, 5 floors and 4 DJs. To reserve your table please call 202-638-4663 or email tables@dcclubbing.com. Must be 21+. Ultrabar: 911 F St. NW, DC; 202-638-4663; www.dcclubbing.com

NYE with Clutch and Friends
Rock into 2015 with Clutch and guests Torche and Lionize. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight for all attendees. $55. 9:30 Club: 815 V St. NW, DC; 202-265-0930; www.930.com

Old School Hip Hop NYE
Celebrate the evening featuring DJ Nick tha 1da. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. $20 Cover. Free Buffet. Free giveaways and party favors. Champagne toast at midnight. 2 Floors. 2 Bars. Dancefloor upstairs. Lounge of Three: 1013 U St. NW, DC; 202-387-3333; www.loungeofthree.net

Passport to the World Gala
The hottest party of the year. Each year, more than 3,000 attend for one amazing night. Bring your friends, or come alone and meet new friends! Different color bracelets for singles and couples, so it is easy to see who is single and who is not. This gala provides something for everyone: live entertainment, delicious food and beverages, a great crowd of people with a wide variety of interests, and so much more. The Capital Hilton: 1001 16th St. NW, DC; 202-686-5990; www.prosinthecity.com

Prohibition Ends Party
It’s 1933 and Prohibition ends. Enjoy open bar, light fare, DJ, dancing, and of course a champagne toast. The Front Page: 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW, DC; 202-296-6501; www.frontpagedc.com

Public Bar NYE
Come watch the ball drop at Public! Celebrate with a live DJ, open bar all night, passed hor d’oeuvres, a champagne toast at midnight and plenty of dancing! Doors open at 9:00 p.m. To pre-order tickets go to www.publicbar.co. For more information about this event please email events@publicbar.co. $60 until 12/14, $70 until 12/21, $80 until 12/28 and $90 12/29-12/31. Public Bar:1214 B 18th St. NW, DC; 202-223-2200; www.publicbar.co

Public Tenleytown NYE
Celebrate the evening in Tenleytown with live music, drink specials, passed hor d’oeuvres, a champagne toast at midnight and plenty of dancing! Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and there is a $25 cover charge. To purchase early bird tickets, go to www.publicbar.co. For more information about this event please email events@publicbar.co. Public Bar: 4611 41st St. NW, DC; 202-223-2200; www.publicbar.co

Remix of the Nerds
Fight hunger and help young poets thrive as you welcome the new year with the hottest DJs, live entertainment, games, food, drinks and more. Come dressed as YOU – and if YOU is nerdy, even better! $50 per person includes light appetizers and 2 drinks. Drink specials all night. Busboys and Poets-Brookland: 625 Monroe St. NE, DC; 202-332-6432; www.busboysandpoets.com

Ring in an ENOrmous NYE
ENO will serve passed hors d’oeuvres featuring popular menu items such as artisan cheeses, bruschettas, deviled eggs, and flatbreads amongst others. To purchase pre-sale tickets email ENO’s Wine Director, Sabrina Kroeger at Sabrina@enodc.com or call 202-295-2826. Tickets are priced at $50 exclusive of tax before December 30 or $60 plus tax on NYE. ENO Wine Bar: 2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC; 202-295-2826; www.enowinerooms.com

#RiverBash2015
Enjoy the night with live music, DJs, endless buffets and eight top shelf open bars. Provide enough space for everyone. All-inclusive. Washington Harbour: 3000 K St. NW, DC; 202-342-3535; www.TonyandJoes.com

Silver Screen Old Hollywood NYE Ball
Enjoy the annual ball with red carpet, big band, the Rat Pack songs, $4 Pink Champagne and free midnight toast with Hats and Noise Makers. No cover. Red Derby: 3718 14th Street NW, DC; 202-291-5000; www.redderby.com

Studio 54 DC NYE Celebration
JBC Events, Jamestown Entertainment, and Troyal Events are transforming DC’s most unique venue, Blind Whino, into an illuminated Studio 54‐themed NYE party.Ticket includes an open bar, complimentary food, and a champagne toast at midnight! The event features two levels with top‐notch DJs, a live cover band, costume characters, dancers, and more! Blind Whino: 700 Delaware Ave. SW, DC; 571-243-7199; studio54dc.eventbrite.com

Too Much For Your Money
$65 per person or $120 for couples will get you open bar and full buffet access at this NYE party. Dance along with the live DJ all night while enjoying party favors and a ceremonial champagne toast at midnight. Group specials are available upon request; call for more information, and to RSVP or purchase tickets. Recessions DC: 1823 L Street NW; 202-296-6686; www.recessionsdc.com

White House White Party
Celebrate at the exclusive venue in DC overlooking the White House, with first class club lighting, sound and all you can drink. Provide multiple bars, hors d’oeuvres, DJ Pride and DJ Ricky Mova, and champagne toast at midnight. Must be 21+. Party Penthouse: 1445 New York Ave. NW, DC; 603-490-2968; www.estate-productions.com

Parties in Maryland
DC Blues Society NYE Dinner Dance Party
Provide the groove to dance into 2015 with a party includes a traditional southern-style dinner, party favors, midnight champagne toast and a very reasonable cash bar. Buy tickets at www.dcblues.org: $35 in advance ($30 for DCBS members) and $40 at the door ($35 for DCBS members). American Legion Post 268: 11225 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD; 301-322-4808; www.dcblues.org

NYE at Union Jacks
Celebrate the New Year with heavy hors d’oeuvres from 7-10p.m., and complimentary champagne and a continental breakfast at midnight. The DJ will spin all night! Union Jack’s: Multiple locations in Bethesda and Rockville; www.unionjacks.com

NYE ELM & Proper Playground: A Living Gallery Experience
Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Show Starts at 9:00 p.m. Early bird tickets are $32.50. General Admission tickets are $40, and VIP tickets are $60. VIP tickets offer exclusive Vip viewing area, VIP party favors, expedited access into venue, snacks & complimentary champagne toast. VIP price increases to $75 day of.
Rams Head Live: 20 Market Place, Baltimore, MD; 410-216-6060; www.ramsheadlive.com

NYE Party
Tickets include 5 hour open bar, multiple themed venues in fire-air-earth-water, themed food stations, live big band “The Jokers Wild”, DJ, large dance floor, table seating, acoustic music venue, movie theater, professional photographer, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and complimentary coat check. For VIP and Bottle Service please call 301-664-7307. Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda: 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD; 301-652-2000. www.doubletreebethesda.com

Steel Panther Party
Do you miss the neon spandex and big hair of the 1980s? If so, spend your New Year’s with Steel Panther, the greatest 80s metal band that never was. The Panther only formed about a decade ago, but in that time they’ve gained a well-earned reputation as one of the most entertaining and hilarious bands in hard rock today. They’re a bit crude and lacy, but they put on one hell of a show. Fillmore Silver Spring: 656 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD; www.fillmoresilverspring.com

Parties in Virginia
7 Deadlies at the Light Horse
Live music from the 7 Deadlies all night. Celebrate with cheesy party favors, champagne toast at midnight, and drink specials early in the evening. The Light Horse: 715 King Street, Alexandria, VA; 703-549-0533; www.eventbrite.com

Irish New Year
Ring in the Irish New Year with an Irish toast at 7pm! O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub: 3207 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA; 703-812-0939; www.osullivansirishpub.com

Irish Style NYE Party
The band “Radio Tokyo” will be on stage at 10 p.m. Party favors and free champagne toast at midnight. Will show live the ball dropping in Times Square on the 42 HD TV. Ned Devines: 2465 Centreville Rd., Herndon, VA; 703-793-7376; www.neddevines.com

New Year’s Eve Party
Ring in the New Year in style at one of Alexandria’s most prominent public houses right in the heart of historic Old Town! Call for more details. Union Street Public House: 121 S. Union St., Alexandria, VA; 703-548-1785

NYE 80’s Style w/ DJ Kalamon
Party likes it’s 1984! Enjoy fantastic drink specials and a complimentary champagne toast and party favors at this retro celebration headlined by 80’s specialist DJ Kalamon. $10 gets you in the door. Tortoise & Hare Bar and Grille: 567 23rd St. S, Arlington, VA; 703-979-1872; www.hopincrawlout.com

New Year’s Eve Gala with Doc Scantlin
Join us for a magical evening of dining, dancing and celebration at the fabulous Carlyle Club. Featuring a 5 course meal, champagne toast at midnight, festive party favors and big band-era entertainment by Doc Scantlin & His Imperial Palms Orchestra, this is truly DC’s premier and most elegant New Year’s Eve celebration. Tickets are $220 per person. Black tie optional. The Carlyle Club: 411 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA; 703-458-5953; www.thecarlyleclub.com

New York New York NYE Celebration
New York style beer reception and dinner, martini bar, local wine, 3 course beer pairing dinner, black velvet champagne toast, complimentary cigars red carpet service, live music by Pebble To Pearl, 21+ $95 per person. Hotel packages available with Staybridge Suites. Dogfish Head Alehouse: 13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., VA;703-961-1140; www.dogfishalehouse.com

NYE at Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill
Ring in 2015 with dancing, a live DJ, a balloon drop, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $25 and food and drinks are served à la carte. Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill: 2424 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA; 703-528-3030; www.arlingtonrooftopbar.com

NYE at Broadlands
$50 for one ticket; $80 for two. All you can drink rail drinks, draft beers, and wine from 9:00 p.m. till midnight. Includes a free buffet and champagne toast. See Kevin for tickets. Broadlands Sports Bar and Grill: 42882 Truro Parish Dr., Ashburn, VA; 703-729-7119; www.sportsNgrill.com

NYE Celebration
Celebrate the night with five rooms of entertainment and complementary split bottle of champagne, hors d’oeuvres before 11:00 p.m. and party favors until midnight. Inner Caucus Entertainment and WHUR 96.3: Hilton Alexandria at Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Rd., Alexandria, VA; www.whur.com

NYE at Drafthouse
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. $15 for ticket. Must be 21 or over to enter. Celebrate the night with 80’s themed music with DJ. Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA; 703-486-2345; www.arlingtondrafthouse.com

NYE Fondue Style
Enjoy the evening with a holiday menu for $68 per person. Space is limited, reservations recommended. Menu includes: creamy crab cheese fondue, choice of caesar or strawberry almond salad.Complimentary champagne toast served with the dessert course. The Melting Pot-Arlington: 1110 N Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA; 703-243-4490; www.meltingpot.com

NYE Gala
Ticket prices start at $65 and include: entertainment, dinner buffet, champagne toast at midnight, balloon drop at midnight, 4 drink tickets good for: beer, wine, champagne, liquor (excludes premium) and Redbull. Tickets may be purchased through the website and Facebook Page. Special room rates offered at the Hilton Garden Inn Arlington. Clarendon Ballroom: 1333 N Court House Rd., Arlington, VA; 703-469-2244; www.clarendonballroom.com

NYE at Hard Times
Celebrate New Year with great drink, food specials, a DJ rocking the house all night long, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Hard Times Cafe Fairfax: 4069 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, VA; 703-267-9590; www.hardtimes.com

NYE Masquerade Ball
Enjoy this dark and decadent Masquerade Ball with 4 DJs and 2 rooms of dancing. Two live performances with champagne, party favors, balloon drop, coat check and free parking. Empire Nightclub: 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield, VA; 703-569-5940; www.facebook.com

NYE at Murphys
Revel in the music of Pat Carroll & Ronan Kavanagh as you ring in the new year, Irish style! The $40 entry features a 3 course menu, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.  6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Reservations only. Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub: 713 King St. Alexandria, VA; 703-548-1717; www.murphyspub.com

NYE at the Pub
Celebrate early, late or twice; the Pub toasts twice on NYE. The early toast coincides with Midnight in London and follows with Midnight! Celebration Package deals are available, reservations are highly recommended. Enjoy live music, dinner, and champagne toasts. Public House No. 7: 6315 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA; 703-942-6383; www.publichouseno7.com

NYE at the Shebeen
Celebrate with a special fixed menu, live Irish music by Celtic Union at 6:00 p.m., champagne toast at 7:00 p.m. for Irish New Year, DJ Espee in The Cellar at 10:00 p.m., and champagne toast at midnight. Free party favors for all. The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub and Restaurant: 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, VA; 703-293-9600; www.theauldshebeenva.com

NYE w/ Tom Principato
Ring in 2105 with a live musical performance from guitar legend Tom Principato and his band, plus dinner and dessert buffets, a midnight toast and award-winning craft beer. Cost is $80 per person (includes tax and tips, beverages additional). A limited number of tickets will be sold. Event starts at 8:00 p.m. Mad Fox Brewing Company: 444 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA; 703-942-6840; www.madfoxnye.eventbrite.com

NYE Ugly Sweater Contest
Celebrate with the contest with live DJ, midnight complimentary champagne toast and party favors! 1st place wins $100 gift card and 2nd place wins $50 gift card. Hard Times Café and Cue: 6362 Springfield Plaza, Springfield, VA; 703-913-5600; www.hardtimes.com

Prohibition NYE Casino Night: Boardwalk Empire Edition
Evening includes complimentary party favors, hors d’oeuvres, vintage cars, photo booths, live band, midnight confetti blast, burlesque show, casino games in 2 rooms, magicians, show girls and 3 rooms of entertainment. Special room rate $119. 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Hyatt Regency Hotel: 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA; 202-450-0030; www.nyecasinonight.eventbrite.com

Retro NYE Dance Party With The Legwarmers
Celebrate with The Legwarmers. 21+. $50 per person. The State Theatre: 220 N Washington St., Falls Church, VA; 703-237-0300; www.thestatetheatre.com

Rockin’ NYE Party
$20 cover with Back to Zero on the main stage, DJ in the sand bar, full dinner menu available until 11:00 p.m., late night menu from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., party favors, and champagne toast at midnight. Whitlows: 2854 Wilson Blvd., Clarendon, VA; 703-276-9693; www.whitlows.com