New Year’s Eve in the DMV

nye bannerCharm City Concierge did a lot of celebrating in 2013 but we are also looking forward to the New Year! Here’s our guide to the most popular New Year’s Eve events in the DMV! Ring in 2014 with family, friends and other party goers at local hotels, venues and museums!

Unless other wise noted, all events take place on Tuesday, December 31st.


Noontime New Year: A Masquerade Bash
noontime new year*FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT*
Port Discovery, Baltimore, MD
Bring 2013 to a close with every kid’s favorite party, Noontime New Year. Celebrate before bed time at this year’s Royal Masquerade themed event. Get in on the fun by wearing your favorite costume and enjoy a juice and cookie toast at noon with Eric Energy and DJ Bobby Nyk.

Midnight at 7
Symphony Woods, Columbia, MD
Back by popular demand! Midnight at 7 is a fun filled, family friendly New Year’s Eve event. You won’t find anything else quite like it in Howard County. Ring in the New Year with an exciting fireworks display (weather permitting) at 7pm. Walk through the Symphony of Lights, enjoy a toasty bonfire, food vendors, music, party favors and more!

baltimore nye spectacularBaltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
The tradition continues! Ring in the New Year with family, friends, live music, fireworks and light displays.

New Year’s Eve Deck Party
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Toast the New Year aboard the USS Constellation in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Sip champagne, enjoy a twilight menu, music, cannon firings and a perfect view for the fireworks.

New Year’s Annapolis
City Dock, Annapolis, MD
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 early-risers plus a traditional midnight spectacular to ring in 2014.

  • 3:00pm – 7:30pm, Family Friendly Entertainment
  • 7:30pm – Early Bird Fireworks Display
  • 8:00pm – Midnight, Party on the Dock with live music
  • Midnight – Fireworks Spectacular!

Midnight Noon
Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, MD
Ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center! Or should we say, Noon Year? Join the 6th annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Midnight Noon, where children can enjoy the ball drop before bed time. Crafts will be available from 10am-2pm while supplies last. Guests can look forward to decorating party hats and constructing noise makers. The festivities continue with the sounds of the popular kids band Milkshake as they take the stage at 11:30am. Their Grammy-nominated tunes will keep you dancing throughout the day. 

Big Night Baltimore
Sheraton Baltimore City Center, Baltimore, MD
big night baltimoreFeaturing nine spectacular, themed party areas, Big Night Baltimore offers the best of everything. You will be treated with first class service, fully-stocked bars all night and buffet – and you’ll enjoy a variety of entertainment that is unparalleled by any event, anywhere in Baltimore! You are free to roam, beverage in hand, from party room to party room. All the while, a variety of popular bands and deejays will be playing throughout the gala’s many party areas.

Black-Eyed Susan New Year’s Cruise
Baltimore Marine Center, Baltimore, MD
Enjoy an elegant dockside cocktail reception from 8:30pm-9:30pm, followed by a buffet dinner. The Black-Eyed Susan offers a panoramic view of the midnight fireworks display from a heated and glass enclosed observation deck. Dance to the sounds of a 1st class professional Disc Jockey.

New Year’s Eve at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center
nye cultural centerBaltimore, MD
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Downtown Cultural Arts Center. 2 DJ’s, 2 levels of entertainment, food, random Moet giveaways. This is the only $25 New Years party & tickets are selling fast! Security will be respectful but tight. A table seats 5 & comes with 2 bottles of your choice.

Charm City Countdown 2014
Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD
A huge Roaring 20’s-themed gala, so think flappers, jazz-age, Great Gatsby! You can dress up (or not), but the atmosphere at this New Year’s Eve party will be electric! This all-inclusive party has it all: multiple bars and food stations, ensuring no long lines, 12 different zones of fun – each with its own separate theme, food, entertainment and an elegant Monte Carlo Casino where you can enjoy blackjack, roulette and craps. Feel like a star with the cash Wheel of Fortune and photos on the red carpet.

New Year’s Eve with Slightly Stupid Stoopid
slightly stoopidThe Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD
Attend a concert with Slightly Stoopid at 10pm and Passafire opens at 9pm. Enjoy the region’s newest live concert venue, located in downtown Silver Spring.

Downtown Countdown
Grand Historic Venue, Baltimore, MD
Each all-inclusive ticket includes a five hour premium open bar (9pm-2am), full dinner buffets, access to multiple forms of entertainment including bands, DJs and comedians, party favors, late-night breakfast buffets and Baltimore’s largest balloon drop at midnight!

New Year’s Masquerade Ball 2014
DoubleTree, Bethesda, MD
Back by popular demand, the DoubleTree by Hilton Bethesda is ringing in the New Year with style! This year’s theme? Masquerade Ball! We are making the celebration bigger and better! Masquerade is an event that is not to be missed. Featuring the fantastic DJ Terry Butler! Grab your amazing masks, dress to impress and get 2014 started in style!

New Year’s Eve Party with Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes
Bethesday Blues & Jazz, Bethesda, MD
The ticket package for this New Year’s Eve Party includes a four-course dinner with dessert, wine, drinks, a champagne toast, noise makers, balloons, party hats and live music!

Big Night DC New Year’s Eve
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
The most extravagant New Year’s Eve gala in the nation has set its sights on this magical wonderland and is prepared to wow DC’s social elite in the most spectacular way yet. You will roam freely from ballroom to ballroom to ballroom, with over a dozen enormous party areas – all overflowing with amazing entertainment. Experience top-notch bars and first-class food at every turn. Experience a place where everything is included and the service is impeccable. Experience a New Year’s Eve like never before. Experience Big Night DC.

Washington, DC

International Gala: A Cirque du Celebration of Many Nations
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
Ever wanted to go to Dublin, Tokyo, Paris, or Australia? Well in one evening you can experience ten different nations at the International Gala. Enjoy great food, and entertainment including an arial and ground performance by Cirque.

dc masquerade ballMasquerade Ball
Hyatt Regency, Washington, DC
The event is Hosted by ABC’s Bachelor, Chris Bukowski. Buffet stations with complimentary appetizers, live feed of the Times Square Ball Drop, and three rooms with fully stocked bars.

New Year’s Eve James Bond 007 Gala
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC
Be an international spy for the night and enjoy fast cars, casino lounge, food and more. If you ever want to be James Bond for the night ring in the New Year at the 12th Annual James Bond 007 Gala.

dc riverbashNew Year’s Eve River Bash 2014
Nick’s Riverside Grill, Washington, DC
Nick’s Riverside Grill & Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place are hosting their 10th Annual Bash on the River. Party by the water with good music, top shelf open bar, and plenty of food. A portion of the ticket proceeds will go to a local charity, JFGH. #RiverBash2014

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Project NYE DC 2014
Sequoia, Washington, DC
This event is a Great Gatsby themed Gala by the Potomac. A night filled with glamour and luxe, entertainment, food and champagne toast at midnight.


Yuletide Ball New Year’s Eve Gala
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Crystal City, VA
Dec 29th-Jan 1st, various times
26th Annual Yuletide Ball is an elegant black tie affair; enjoy a 4 course gourmet dinner while taking in performances featuring Peter and Alexandra Perzhu.

Arlington Draft House
Arlington, VA
This year’s 80s themed event will feature cover bands, DJs, party favors and a live feed of the Time’s Square Celebration.

doc sNew Year’s Eve Gala with Doc Scantlin
Carlyle Club, Alexandria, VA
Celebrate the New Year with Doc Scantlin & His Imperial Palms Orchestra. There will be a fabulous 5 course meal, champagne toast, and party favors to toast the night.

New Year’s Eve Gala
Clarendon Ballroom, Arlington, VA
Dress to impress and dance the night away. One ticket includes, entertainment by Lost in Paris with DJ Bobby, dinner buffet, party favors, 4 drink tickets, champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.

New Year’s Eve 2014 Party
Landsdowne Resort, Leesburg, VA
Ticket includes lodging, dinner, entertainment and more. Packages available to include overnight stay. Event open to overnight package guests only.

legwarmersThe State Theatre: The Legwarmers
Falls Church, VA
Dress up and get ready to celebrate with DC’s Premier 80s Tribute band, The Legwarmers! Enjoy live music, dancing, drinks, big hair and all things 80s.

Great Gatsby Inspired NYE
Potomac Point Winery & Vineyard, Stafford, VA
Ring in 2014 with a Great Gatsby inspired affair! Potomac Point’s New Year’s Eve Bash will be filled with award winning wine, gourmet food and live entertainment. The New Year will be celebrated in style with sparkling wine, entertainment, dessert & coffee.

First Night Alexandria
first night alexOld Town Alexandria, VA
Claimed to the best family friendly New Yea’rs Eve Party in the DC Area. Come see local boutiques, restaurants, and buildings transformed into stages for local talent. Enjoy tons of activities, live music, great food and a firework finale at the stroke of midnight.

First Night Vienna
Church Street, Vienna, VA
Ring in the New Year with food trucks, good music, fun activities and live entertainment. Great for children of all ages.

Metropolitan School of Arts Gala: A New Years State of Mind
new years state of mind*FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT*
Waterford, Springfield, VA
Cabaret themed Gala with a silent auction, cabaret singers, live music, dancing and champagne toast at midnight.

Watch Night
Falls Church, VA
The City of Falls Church is pulling out all the stops for a fun 2014. Live music and entertainment, good food, and many activities, including a 66 foot dragon obstacle course, face painting, scavenger hunt, magic show and so much more.

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