New Year’s Eve in the DMV
Posted on December 09, 2014

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If you are looking for something to do this year for New Year’s Eve, we have compiled a list just for you!  Whether you are looking for something that is family-friendly or just for adults, we have plenty of choices throughout the DMV!

*All events take place on New Year’s Eve (Wednesday, December 31st) unless otherwise noted.*

Virginia Events

First Night Alexandria
first night alexandria (1)Time: 1pm-12:15am
Location: Multiple Locations in Old Town Alexandria
Price: $15 until December 18, Kids & Active Military are Free
First Night Alexandria 2014 is a celebration of the new year through the performing arts. Coffee shops, retail stores, hotels, museums and public buildings are turned into performance venues to showcase incredible local and regional talent. We celebrate the dawning of a new year at midnight with a spectacular fireworks display on the Potomac River at the foot of King Street.

The Legwarmers at the State Theatre
Tlegwarmersime: 8pm Doors Open, 9:30pm Show Start
Location: 220 North Washington St, Falls Church
Price: $50
Its New Years with the Legwarmers, DC’s premier 80’s tribute band! Come out and dance the night away with your lacy ankle socks and big hair. This is an all standing show and is 21 and up only.

New Year’s Eve at Lansdowne Resort
Time: 7:30pm, 9pm Band Begins
Location: 44050 Woodridge Pkwy, Leesburg
lansdowne (1)Price: **sold out**
Ring in 2015 as Lansdowne celebrates the New Year in style so you can dance the night away with “Washington DC’s Premier Party Band,” Gonzo’s Nose, playing the best covers from the 80s up to the latest hits you hear on the radio. The New Year’s Eve Party includes: dinner buffet, live band performance, open bar, midnight champagne toast, midnight munchies and overnight hotel accommodations.

Toast to the New Year Celebration at Salamander Resort and Spa
Time: 10pm
Location: 500 North Pendleton St, Middleburg
Price: $45 per person
For the revelers, make the most of being merry as we gather to count down and welcome 2015 with live music, tasty desserts, a cash bar, festive party favors, a balloon drop and champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve at the Drafthouse
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Arlington Draft House, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Price: $15 per person
Watch New York’s, Times Square celebration, as well as other celebrations around the world, LIVE, on our huge crystal clear theater screen while avoiding the hassle and expense of the city. Enjoy the 80s themed music with DJ! Must be 21 or over to enter.

DC Events

Downtown Countdown DC
Time: 9:00pm
Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC
downtown countdown dc (1)Price: $129 per person (prices will go up)
Ring in 2015 with the Down Countdown in the District! With an all-inclusive ticket you’ll be able to rock out at the main stage for a Third Eye Blind Concert, dance the night away in Club ’15, laugh it up in the comedy lounge and sing your heart out at the live acoustic karaoke. And enjoy unlimited premium open bars and gourmet dinner buffet for the entire night.

Puttin’ on the Ritz
Time: 9:00pm
Location: The Ritz Carlton Georgetown, 3100 South St., NW, Washington, DC
Price: $45 per person
Come dressed up like a million dollar trooper at Art Soiree’s annual PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ – a New Year’s Eve celebration at the elegant and historic Ritz-Carlton, right in the heart of Georgetown. Enjoy the countdown to 2015 with exquisite hors d’oeuvres and a glass of complimentary champagne while a live band, DJs, exciting surprise performances, festive party favors and confetti set the celebratory atmosphere. At midnight join in for a balloon drop to welcome the New Year and keep dancing into the early hours of the morning! Guest under 21 are allowed to enter, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Red Carpet Affair
Time: 9:00pm
Location: Arena Stage, 1101 6th St. SW, Washington, DC
Price: $125 per person
Project NYE DC rolls out the Red Carpet at the city’s most stunning New Year’s Eve Gala! At this breathtaking 56’ high glass enclosed New Year’s Eve venue you will immerse yourself in the lights, glitz, and glamour of an Oscars-style affair. Dress to impress in true-celebrity fashion at an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party! Tickets include 5 hour open bar, gourmet dinner buffet, heated patio, DJ lineup, and champagne toast.

riverbash (1)Riverbash 2015
Time: 9:00pm
Location: 3000 K St., NW Washington, DC
Price: $90 per person, Group Discount- $10 off a ticket for a group of 10 or more
Nick’s Riverside Grill and Tony and Joe’s have the biggest New Year’s Party in Washington DC on the Georgetown Waterfront. The event offers it all. Live music, DJ’s, endless buffets and top shelf open bar. They even have heated tents for the entire outdoor area surrounding the restaurants for the outside bars. There is plenty of room for everyone. The best part is it is all-inclusive and one of the lowest prices in the city.

A Jazz New Year at the Kennedy Center
Time: 8:30pm
Location: Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC
Price: $55-$120 per person
Usher in the New Year with multi-genre, multi-cultural Grammy-winning band Ozomatliand members of the National Symphony Orchestra led by Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke. After the concert, enjoy festive dancing, a countdown to 2015, and a balloon drop in the Grand Foyer, all included with your concert ticket.

Maryland Events

Annapolis New Year’s Eve Celebration
Time: 7:30pm Early-Bird Fireworks, 8:00pm- Midnight (Party on the dock)
Location: City Dock of Annapolis, 160 Duke of Gloucester, Annapolis
Price: Free
New Year’s Annapolis is a family-oriented event based on the “First Night” concept that provides attendees with a fun-filled and safe environment for all ages to celebrate New Year’s Eve. The event includes live musical entertainment and will feature two fireworks displays, an early show for families and those who go to sleep early, and a traditional midnight spectacular for night owls to ring in 2015.

New Year’s Eve Extravaganza
Time: 9:30pm
Location: Gaylord National Hotel and Resort, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor
Price: $134.99 (with food), $119.99 (no food), $99.99 (after 11 PM)
Attend MD’s only Vegas-style hotel, for a New Year’s Eve all-inclusive party. The spectacular event includes fifteen themed party areas, five dance floors, an awesome band and DJ lineup, party favors and a midnight celebration.

Downtown Countdown Baltimore
Time: 9:30pm-1:30pm
Location: Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W. Pratt St., Baltimore
Price: $134.99 (with food), $119.99 (no food), $99.99 (after 11 PM)
This year the Downtown Countdown is at Pratt Street Ale, one of Baltimore’s premier brew houses. With multiple party rooms spread over three floors, and heated tents surrounding the Ale House property, the event features an array of entertainment for everyone. Event includes a premium open bar and a full dinner buffet.

nye live pplNYE Live! Baltimore
Time: 9:00pm-1:00am
Location: Power Plant Live!, 34 Market Place, Baltimore
Price: $105 per ticket
NYE Live! will be ringing in the New Year in style with exclusive access to over 9 bars and nightclubs. This year’ a ticket includes an open bar, DJ performances, party favors, laser shows, dancing and a midnight celebration featuring the Times Square Ball Drop.

New Years Eve Charm City Countdown Moulin Rouge
Time: 9:00pm – 2:00am
Location: North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, 2004 Greenspring Dr., Timonium
Moulin Rouge (1)Price: $99 per person, price will increase closer to the event
Charm City Countdown New Years Eve Moulin Rouge-themed party returns for its 7th year. This amazing event includes, open bars, dinner buffets, champagne toast, ten different party zones, twelve bands, party favors and Baltimore’s largest balloon drop at midnight.

Noontime New Year Masquerade Bash
noontime new year 14Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Port Discovery, 35 Market Place, Baltimore
Price: Special Events included in price of admission
Come dressed in your favorite costume and help make giant numbers and shakers for the big countdown to the New Year at 12 noon with Eric Energy! Toast the New Year with milk and cookies and enjoy a fabulous day of programs and performances!

nye spectacular bmoreNew Year’s Eve Spectacular
Time: 9pm-12:30am
Location: Inner Harbor
Price: FREE
Celebrate the beginning of 2015 with family, friends, live music from Under the Covers, fireworks and a light show at midnight.

Post by: Sarah W. & Harlee G.