Our guide to New Year’s Eve in D.C should prove helpful in navigating the wide variety of events in the city.
New Year’s Eve & Day Cruises
Ring in this New Year on the Potomac! The Odyssey offers two unique New Year’s Eve packages — a New Year’s Eve dinner cruise and a New Year’s Day Brunch cruise. The New Year’s dinner cruise departs at 8:00 p.m. and includes dinner, a dessert buffet, a premium bar package, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Toast to 2015 on New Year’s Day over brunch. Enjoy live entertainment and brunch fare on The Odyssey this cruise departs at 12 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
Red Carpet Affair
Make it a night to remember at the Red Carpet Affair at Arena Stage (1101 6th Street SW). If you are looking for an excuse to get gussied up for an evening out the Red Carpet Affair is for you. This all-inclusive gala is one of the preeminent New Year’s Eve celebrations in D.C. Ticket prices start at $ 125 and include a five-hour open bar, dinner buffet, champagne toast and party favors.
New Year’s Eve Ball Crawl
Why hang out at just one bar when you can visit several! Stops on the crawl include Bread & Brew (1247 20th Street NW ), Bier Baron (1523 22nd Street NW), Thomas Foolery (2029 P Street), Buffalo Billiards (1330 19th Street NW) and Fiesta Restaurant & Lounge (1327 Connecticut Avenue).
In the Club
To ring in this New Year’s in classic clubbing style, head to Eden’s 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland party. Eden (1716 I Street NW) has been a long standing staple in the D.C. club scene. The New Year’s Eve bash kicks off at 8 p.m. with a premium two-hour open bar.