Last Minute New Year's Eve Party Ideas

Ring In the New Year With Plenty of Party Options

Ultra Bar
New Years Eve Party
911 F St., NW 

Tickets include open bar from 7 to 10 p.m. and a midnight champagne toast.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $45




Marriott Wardman Park
New Year’s Eve Gala 2009: A Multi Themed Celebration of the American Nation
2660 Woodley Rd., NW

Things to Do D.C. hosts a full evening including food, drinks, music and dancing in nine American city themed party areas, a midnight balloon drop, four live bands, midnight champagne toast, mock gambling and much, much more. So try to find your best outfit for this black-tie optional extravagant gala.
Time: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Price: Tickets start at $199, available from





Strike Bethesda
New Year’s Party
5353 Westbard Ave, Bethesda, Md. 

Oareas,Open bar, gourmet buffet, and a champagne toast for $75 per guest. Add unlimited bowling from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. for $95 per person, or reserve your own lane for up to six guests with everything included for $495.
Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Price: $75 - $450





New Year’s Eve 2009-A New Day
2473-18th St., NW

Experience DC's 6th annual elegant New Year's extravaganza featuring a 2 hour open bar, grand buffet for VIPs. All can enjoy a midnight champagne toast, a confetti drop, Times Square screenings, dancing and party favors. $30 General Admission, $60 VIP Admission, Table packages available. Visit for full information.
Time: 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Price: $30 and up. 




Grand Hyatt Washington
The Downtown Countdown                          1000 H St., NW

Enjoy 5-hour premium open bar, upscale hors d’oeuvres, and multiple rooms of entertainment featuring The Pat McGee Band at 10:30 p.m., DJs, 5 comedians, dancing, karaoke, and DC’s largest midnight balloon drop.
Time: 8:30 p.m. 
Price: $100





Washington Hilton in Dupont Circle
New Year's Eve Passport to the World Gala: Cities of Virtue and Vice

1919 Connecticut Ave., NW

Hosted by Professionals in the City, ring in the New Year at the Washington Hilton with live swing, salsa and mariachi bands, Bollywood and Top 40 DJs, karaoke, a midnight balloon drop, stand-up comedy, henna artists and more in many different ballrooms. For more information and tickets, visit:
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $119 and up





Big Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Big Night DC                                       Connecticut Waterfront St., Oxon Hill  

Big Night DC includes open bars, twelve massive themed party areas, six dance floors, bands and DJs, party favors, a midnight celebration and more! For more information go to
Time: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m
Price: $139 and up





Steve's New Years Eve Bash
New Year’s Party
Steve's Bar Room, Washington, D.C.

Open Call Bar Tickets: $75 in advance (these will not be available at the door). These include admission, call drinks (that's Absolut & Bacardi!), and house champagne until 2 a.m.
Admission Tickets: $30 advance - $40 at the door - $20 after midnight. These include admission and a champagne toast at midnight.
Time: 10 p.m.
Price: $30-75





K Street Lounge 
New Year’s Party
1301 K Street, NW

Party hard at K Street. $85 gets you an open bar 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. Go even bigger and get a table reservation for $1000 for up to six people and receive two bottles of liquor of your choice, two champagne bottles, top shelf open bar and more.Call 202-962-3933 or go online to
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $85 to $1000





New Year’s Eve 2009
3101 K Street, NW

Maté invites you to soak up its warm, sexy feel and celebrate New Years Eve in style. Enjoy sushi, delicious Latin hors d’oeuvres, classy party favors, midnight champagne toast and a surprise DJ. Buy tickets at
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $40





The Reef
New Year’s Eve 2009 at The Reef Restaurant
2446 18th St., NW

The Reef’s semi-formal New Year’s Eve party includes a full open bar, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, DJs and dancing including DJ Sinbad on the main floor, and a champagne midnight toast. Also the heated roof will be open. Call now because tickets are $100 before Dec. 15, then $125 after, available at the bar or 202-518-3800. Residents of the Adams Morgan area, including the 20008, 20009 or 20010 20011 zip codes can show their drivers license to get a 10 percent discount. For full info go to
Time: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Price: $100 to $125 




NYE Cruise on the Spirit of Washington
New Year’s Party
Water Street, Washington, D.C.

Enjoy a fabulous New Year’s Eve Party splashed with festive fun including a four-hour party on The Potomac with an open bar, DJ and music for dancing, party favors, a complimentary photo, and great views of the D.C. Waterfront. Get your tickets at
Time: Board the boat at 8:30 p.m. and party until 12:30 a.m.
Price: $164 per person 




New Year’s Eve 2009
1629 Connecticut Avenue, NW 

At Gazuza, bring in 2009 dancing to DJ Freddy Van Paemel playing Euro, 80’s, House & Pop and lounging on the plush couches over looking Dupont circle from the heated patio. Enjoy sushi, passed appetizers, a champagne toast, party favors, a great crowd and music to keep you moving all night long. Buy tickets at

Time: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Price: $40





51st State Tavern
New Year’s Party
2512 L St., NW 

It’s going to be regular fun night and prices but with a free champagne toast and party favors in honor of the new year.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $15





Asylum's Rock n Roll New Year's Bash
New Year’s Party
2471-18th St., NW

The $10 cover charge includes a champagne toast at midnight after a night of dancing.
Time: 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Price: $10





Barking Dog
New Year’s Bash

4723 Elm St., Bethesda, Md.

The $75 includes open bar, food, and DJ entertainment.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $75




Black Cat New Year's Eve Ball
New Year’s Party
1811-14th St., NW.

The night features Peaches O'Dell and her Orchestra, and DJ Mark Zimin will perform on the Backstage.
Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $25





Guarapo and Nena New Year's Eve 2009
2039 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.

With an exotic Spanish flare, Guarapo will have a two floor party. A premium Latin buffet served from 9pm until 11pm, along with a champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Featuring DJ Ruben on the first floor DJ Alex G & DJ Joey Muniz on the second floor.Get your tickets at
Time: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Price: $40





Clarendon Ballroom
New Year’s Gala
3185 Wilson Blvd., Clarendon, Va.

Say good-bye to 2008 at this dinner buffet and midnight champagne toast and balloon drop while dancing and enjoying Liquid A and Lost in Paris with DJ Lil Fos. Get full details at
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $85





New Year's Eve 2008 at Felix
New Year’s Party
2406-18th St., NW

Four different pricing options ranging from admission only to open bar included. DJs, food, and champagne.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $10-80





Eye Bar
New Years 2009 at Eyebar Lounge
1716 I St., NW #1

Spend your evening on two dance floors:1st floors features top 40s, mash-ups and hiphop and 2nd floor features house international. Watch a New Year’s Eve live broadcast countdown from Times Square; receive party favors, Moet midnight champagne toast and more.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $40 




Ring In the New Year
707 G St., NW

Make your night special with dinner and dancing packages as part of this 1920s Chicago themed evening. Have a wine pairing with your dinner for $45 and enjoy an open bar option with dinner for $75. Call 202-333-BLEU for reservations.
Time: Dinner starts at 5:45 p.m.
Price: $45 to $150





Lucky Bar
New Year’s Party
1221 Connecticut Ave., NW

Enjoy a champagne toast, an open bar, DJ and dancing.Over 250 D.C. locals expected. Check out if interested.
Time: 9 p.m. to close
Price: $80





New Year’s Party
2401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

This party offers top shelf open bar, a buffet dinner and a champagne midnight toast. Before Dec. 15, tickets are $100, afterwards they jump to $125.
Time: 9 p.m. to close
Price: $100-$125





New Year’s Dinner
1633 P St., NW

Come watch a live belly dancer show and then enjoy food and drink specials, and a meal for two.
Time: 7 p.m.




New Year’s Dinner
Urbana, Washington, D.C.

A four-course prix fixe menu featuring the culinary flavors of northern Italy and southern France. All patrons will receive a complimentary glass of champagne at midnight. Seatings at 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Reservations are required.
Time: 5 p.m.
Price: $75





The Legwarmers at the State Theatre
New Year's Eve Performance
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church, Va.

Hear this 80s band on your last night of 2008. More information, go to
Time: Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 9:30 p.m.
Price: $30 tickets 




Fur Nightclub
New Year's Eve Party at Fur
Fur Nightclub, Washington, D.C.

The night includes DJs, live broadcast from Hot 99.5, and live broadcast of the ball drop, and champagne mid-night toast. 18+ to dance, 21+ to drink. Check out the details at
Time:  8 p.m.
Price: General admission is $25. Open bar package is $80.





Euronet International New Year’s Eve Gala 2009
007 License to Thrill: New Year's Around The World Gala
Hilton-Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Va

General tickets include cocktails starting at 8:30 p.m. and through the night, international buffet stations from 9 to 11 p.m., themed cocktails, open bar from 8:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m., Freixnet champagne all night, midnight champagne toast, desserts from 10:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., entertainment, performers and hats and tiaras and noisemakers. VIP/Presidential includes even more. For full details go to
Time: VIP/Presidential tickets at 6:30 p.m. Regular admission is at 8;30 p.m..
Price: Tickets start at $159





The Bottom Line
New Years Eve Party
1716 I St., NW

Join in and ring in the New Year! Open bar from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., champagne toast at midnight, buffet-style appetizers, DJ and dancing.
Time: 8 p.m.
Price: $80 to $100





Jimmy's Old Town Tavern
12th Annual New Year's Eve Gala
Jimmys Old Town Tavern, Washington, D.C.

For full details and to check out their New Year's Eve menu, go to
Time: Early and late seatings, so make reservations by calling 703-435-JIMS
Price: No extra cover charge





Kelly's Irish Times
New Years Eve Party
14 F St., NW

For a wild night opt for the $50 open bar and receive hats and noisemakers, and midnight toast or just come for the fun with the $10 cover.
Time: 9 p.m.
Price: $10 cover, or $50 open bar.





Mango Mike's
Mango Mike's Little Black Dress Party
4580 Duke St., Alexandria, Va.

DJs, dancing, Caribbean finger food buffet, champagne toast and party favors.
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Price: Before Dec. 30, $24.95 and $30 at the door.





Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle
New Year's Eve Party
4844 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD.

Come party in Bethesda with live music from the funk and rock band, Brandon Combs, party favors, champagne toast at midnight and dinner options.
Time: $10 general admission or $40 dinner package, includes three-course meal and bottle of champagne.
Price: No cover.





Jin Lounge
New Years Eve Party
Jin D.C., Washington, D.C.

8 TV screens showing the ball drop in New York, party favors, appetizers, champagne toast. V.I.P gets you a bottle of premium liquor and Dom Perignon champagne.
Time: TBA
Price: $45 for general admission. Call for V.I.P. pricing





Hyatt Regency Washington
Mix 107.3's New Years Celebration
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Join the Jack Diamond Morning Show at Hyatt Regency Washington to ring in 2009. Live entertainment by Jack Diamond/Jim Steed Band until 12:30 a.m.Come to this semi-formal and enjoy an inclusive bar, including martini bar, champagne toast at midnight, a welcome reception from 7 to 8 p.m. and a Balloon drop at midnight. Prix Fix Menu for dinner on New Year's Eve begins at 8:30 p.m. For full information go to
Time: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Price: $399 and up.




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