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The Ritz is inviting guests to 'Usher 2017 in Style' with champagne, an abundance of delicious food, and a DJ from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. (The Ritz)

The best NYE parties in the District


Ring in 2017 by going back in time at Decades “Back to the Future” New Year's Eve Retro Gala, featuring three floors of legendary club hits, retro-themed drinks, throwback games and more. VJ EZ will be dropping video magic on the 2000s floor, while DJ OZ handles the club-ready tunes on the '90s floor and DJ LION L kicks it old-school with classic hip-hop hits on the ‘80s level! Get your tickets here.


Ring in 2017 the right way at Echostage with a trio of world-famous music acts performing throughout New Year’s weekend. Hitmaker Zedd hits the stage on Thursday, December 29 at 9 p.m., with tickets starting at $50. On Saturday, December 31, DJ Hardwell will kick off New Year’s Eve at 8 p.m., with tickets starting at $70. And, British duo Disclosure, will welcome the New Year on Sunday, January 1 at their 9 p.m. show, which fans can check out starting at $40 per ticket.

W Washington D.C.

For those looking to welcome 2017 with a bang, W Washington D.C. welcomes you to ring in the New Year with all the glitz and glam of the 1920s at POV. Pull out your favorite headdress, brush up on the Charleston, and head out ready to dance the night away with some of D.C.’s hottest DJs. Tickets can be purchased at

Pennsylvania 6 D.C.

For those looking for a more culinary-focused New Year’s Eve, Pennsylvania 6 DC will be offering a four-course dinner menu paired with wine (curated by James Beard award-winning sommelier Mark Slater), with an additional premium beverage featuring a champagne toast. With live music throughout the night, and a seafood-focused menu, Pennsylvania 6 DC’s New Year’s event is not to be missed.

Bar Dupont

Bar Dupont is throwing a New Year’s bash from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m., with DJ Cuzzin B spinning music all night long. Entry is free with drinks available a la carte.

City Tap

On New Year’s Eve, City Tap transforms into an Après ’16 ski lodge complete with piles of fake snow and shot skis. Guests have the options to dine on a $65 three course menu from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and enjoy a $40 open bar from 10 p.m. to midnight, or order plates and drinks a la carte. A live DJ will be keeping the energy up from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., dedicating the last hour of music to the iconic artists lost in 2016 like Prince, David Bowie, and Sharon Jones.


Kyirisan's 'Au Revoir 2016' party wouldn't be complete without a Prince jam fest and funky festive attire. The restaurant will transform into a full-on party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with an open bar, a champagne tower and toast at midnight, bites and dumplings from the new Ten Tigers menu, and much much more. Tickets can be purchased by calling the restaurant (202-525-2942) for $120 per person.

The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown

The Ritz is inviting guests to 'Usher 2017 in Style' with champagne, an abundance of delicious food, and a DJ from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are available for $95/person or $180 per person at a reserved table, with caviar and Dom Perignon upgrades available for an additional charge.

The Shaw Bijou

The New Year’s Eve party starts at 9 p.m. which includes cocktails, wine, a champagne toast at midnight as well as a variety hors d'oeuvres again inspired by Onwuachi’s signature dishes of 2016. Cost is $150 per person which includes tax and tip. The party will go until 2 a.m.

The Whiskey Room at Rí Rá Georgetown

Join Ri Ra as they transport you back to the Roaring Twenties - an era of gangsters, flappers, swing bands, and libations! For one night only, The Whiskey Room transforms into a speakeasy of the jazz age, where you can indulge, imbibe and dance all night to the sounds of the Gatsby Gang Jazz Band and ring in 2017 in style!

The 6th Annual Downtown Countdown at the Washington Hilton

This event will feature performances by Grammy-nominated pop-punk band Bowling for Soup, EDM influencer EC Twins, a 5-hour open bar, numerous comedians, DC’s largest balloon drop, and much more.

Big Night DC New Year's Eve Extravaganza at the Gaylord National Harbor

Dance the night away with 15 massive party area! Food service runs from 9- 11 p.m. and beverage stations run from 9 - 2 a.m. with multiple food areas and bars throughout this lavish event.