Black Tie New Year’s Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard InterContinental

Steeped in 200 years of history, the iconic Willard InterContinental is the backdrop for Washington’s premier and most luxurious international New Year’s Eve celebration. Celebrate in grand style as you indulge in a sophisticated haven of luxury and service such as champagne, an open bar, a spectacular balloon drop and dance the night away to live bands and DJs. For dinner, choose from a VIP sit down three-course dinner with champagne or a dinner buffet of international cuisine. 7:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. Tickets $120+. The Willard InterContinental: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC; www.internationalclubdc.com

New Year’s Eve Party at Captain Gregory’s

Celebrate the New Year at Captain Gregory’s. Chef Brandon McDermott and beverage director Doug Anderson are presenting a special food and cocktail menu for their third annual New Year’s Eve Party. Your ticket includes food, two cocktails and a glass of champagne for toasting, as well as tax and gratuity. 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Captain Gregory’s: 804 N. Henry St, Alexandria, VA; www.captaingregorys.com 

Big Night DC

Get ready for a night of excitement. Make your plans to ring in your new year with more than 9,000 people as the Gaylord National Hotel hosts Big Night DC. Experience the most exciting and hottest gala of the season. Tickets are on sale now and will go fast. The event features 15 themed party areas, five dance floors, an awesome band and DJ lineup, party favors, exquisite Gaylord cuisine and so much more. 9 p.m. Various ticket options available. Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center: 201 Waterfront St. Oxon Hill, MD; www.bignightdc.com

New Year’s Eve at Shaw’s Tavern

Join Shaw’s Tavern to ring in 2020. Tickets include DJ, open bar from 9 p.m. to midnight, passed hors d’oeuvres, champagne at midnight, a 12:30 a.m. breakfast buffet, and hats and noisemakers for all. Tickets will sell out quickly, so get yours soon. 9 p.m. Tickets $75. Shaw’s Tavern: 520 Florida Ave. NW, DC; www.shawstavern.com

New Year’s Eve Roaring 20’s Party

In a city synonymous with backroom dealing, hidden doors and secret passages might not seem that far-fetched. But did you ever think you’d be able to party among them? Now’s your chance with our New Year’s Eve Roaring 20s party. Enjoy premium open bar and dance until the stroke of midnight when you will share a toast. 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Tickets $255+. The Mansion on O & O Street Museum: 2020 O St. NW, DC; www.omansion.com

The Big 80s NYE Party

Ring in the New Year with DJ Marco as he breaks down the 80s and reconstructs the decade at Union Stage. You may hear music by these bands and artists: Depeche Mode, The Cure, David Bowie, Duran Duran and more. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Tickets $30-$35. Union Stage: 740 Water St. SW, DC; www.unionstage.com

Black Cat New Year’s Eve Ball

For more than 20 years, the Black Cat New Year’s Eve Ball has been the best night out of the year. With non-stop music, pinball, and the special Red Room Punch, all for $30, it’s no wonder this party always sells out. Peaches O’Dell and Her Orchestra perform throughout the night on the mainstage. Peaches’ offers an intriguing mix of the world’s greatest swing dance music. And because it’s New Year’s Eve, there will be more than a few surprises thrown in. After midnight, keep the party going in the Red Room with free pinball, free jukebox and half-price drinks. There’s no dress code, so you can dress up or down as you like. 21+. 8 p.m. Tickets $30. Black Cat: 1811 14th St. NW, DC; www.blackcatdc.com

Ninth Annual New Year’s Eve Casino

Don’t miss one of the most popular parties in the DMV, complete with numerous games, photo booths and live music. The party also features complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a premium bar. 8 p.m. – 3 a.m. Tickets $50+. Hyatt Regency Hotel: 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Arlington, VA; www.socialarchitectevents.com

Brand New Day: 2020 (26+ Hours)

This New Years, ring in 2020 with Flash’s Brand New Day 2020, a 26+ hour marathon beginning at 10 p.m. New Years Eve and extending into January 2nd. Featuring both national and international talents, a single ticket grants you access to all three floors and permits re-entry throughout the entire 26+ hour event. 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. Tickets $60. Flash: 645 Florida Ave. NW, DC; www.flashdc.com  

Oh He Dead’s Fancy NYE Celebration w/ Color Palette

There’s a little bit of magic and a whole lot of love in the funky rock band, Oh He Dead. The DC band, Color Palette, will also be bringing their electro rock/synth pop to the holiday. Bring your friends, bring your grandma, bring your beagles and bring your sexy selves. Let’s party, DC. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets $30. Pearl Street Warehouse: 33 Pearl St. SW, DC; www.pearlstreetwarehouse.com