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Still have no clue how you are spending your New Year's Eve? We are here to help! Here is our list of the hottest NYE parties happening in the District. (Image: Getty Images)

16 parties to hit up on NYE in the District

Still have no clue how you are spending your New Year's Eve? We are here to help! Here is our list of the hottest NYE parties happening in the District:

Roofers Union

  • 2446 18th St NW
  • Washington, DC 20009
  • 202-232-7663

Spend New Year’s Eve in Adams Morgan at your favorite neighborhood gathering place Roofers Union, which is hosting a bash complete with an open bar, live music, and a late-night buffet on its second floor and rooftop overlooking 18th Street NW. Tickets include an open bar from 10:30 pm-2:30 am with 10 local draft beers, select wines, and premium spirits like Denizens white rum, Milagro silver tequila, Beefeater gin, Tito’s vodka, and Jim Beam bourbon. Guests can rock out to live music from Jonny Grave & the Tombstones while enjoying drinks and a late-night buffet piled high with fried chicken, homemade sausages, and more from Executive Chef Jenn Flynn. All guests are invited to join in a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. A limited quantity of early bird tickets are available for $75 on EventBee, with tickets priced at $99 when those sell out. Groups who purchase 10 tickets get an eleventh ticket free.

The Dubliner

  • 4 F Street NW
  • Washington DC 20001
  • 202-737-3773

Join The Dubliner for New Year’s Eve with live Irish music until the ball drops. There will be no cover for the evening, and reservations are not needed. Start 2018 off right with a midnight champagne toast and party favors from The Dubliner!

Town Hall

  • 2340 Wisconsin Ave NW
  • Washington DC 20007
  • 202-333-5640

Ring in 2018 at Glover Park’s Town Hall with a night of DJs, dancing, and top shelf open bar with brands like Tito’s, Maker’s Mark, Tanqueray, and Woodford, as well as champagne for toasting. Tickets start at $75 and include a premium open bar, gourmet holiday buffet, coat check, party favors, and overnight parking. Doors will be at 9 pm with last call at 3 am. Ticket price increases after December 12th. Group discounts available for parties of 10 or more.

Tilt Side Bar

  • 1612 14th Street NW
  • Washington, DC 20009
  • 202-319-1612

Tilt Side Bar will host a black tie New Year’s Eve party on Sunday, December 31. With only 75 tickets sold, tickets provide entry to an intimate and exclusive affair in which guests are greeted with a welcome cocktail created by George Sault using premium spirits. Revelers will enjoy light bites from an unending raw bar and passed hors d’ourves such as pan-seared scallops, oysters topped with caviar and the much-loved lobster rangoon. At midnight, Tilt will pop and pour complimentary grower champagne for a toast to the New Year. In addition to an elegant evening, tickets to the New Year’s Eve party can be redeemed the following morning for bottomless mimosas at brunch downstairs at Pearl Dive.

Barrel DC

  • 613 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
  • Washington, DC 20003
  • 202-543-3622

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Capitol Hill's Barrel at Blind Pig: A New Year's Eve Speakeasy. Chef Michael Ellish will be featuring an all you can eat Pig Roast, complete with sides and passed appetizers. On the drinks side, Beverage Director Parker Girard has put together an array of imbibing options, including all you can drink Punch, Classic Cocktails like Old Fashioneds, Manhattans, Negronis, Martinis and High Balls, select Draft and Canned Beers, Red and White Wine, and not to be forgotten - Rosé! And of course no New Year's is complete without a sparkling wine midnight toast. Cost: $120 per person.

Quarter + Glory

  • 2017 14th Street NW
  • Washington, DC 20009
  • 202-450-5757

Spending New Year's Eve in the Capital and looking for the perfect place to celebrate without spending a fortune? Quarter+Glory, an all American cocktail bar located in the heart of the city, will be ringing in the New Year with DJ and a complimentary toast at midnight. Doors open at 8 pm and the ticket price is only $20.00. Join the fun and say goodbye to 2017 with good vibes, good friends, and of course some bubbly.


  • 300 Tingey Street SE
  • Washington, DC 20003
  • 202-524-4862

Your ticket (food, beverage and gratuity) to the fourth annual New Year's Eve Bash will give you access to an open bar with all of the Bluejacket drafts and casks, select wines & spirits, as well as a midnight champagne toast. The Executive Chef Marcelle Afram & her culinary team will have plenty of passed bites and snacks for everyone to enjoy. Plus, there will be live music and DJ sets throughout the evening. Tickets start at $105.

The Partisan

  • 709 D Street NW
  • Washington, DC 20004
  • 202-524-5322

Ring in 2018 at The Partisan's *ALL INCLUSIVE* New Year's Eve Party! From 9 PM to 2 AM, the celebration will be in full swing featuring live DJ beats, unlimited libations + bites galore, and so much more.


  • 1337 14th St NW
  • Washington, DC 20005
  • 202-567-2576

Head to Churchkey on New Year’s Eve for a night of rollicking revelry featuring an unlimited sea of extraordinary beers, fine food, mirth and merriment as we bid farewell to 2017 in style. Your ticket is all inclusive of food and drink, granting you no holds barred access to a full selection of the finest craft beers, wines, and curated cocktail offerings, a steady stream of snacks by Chef Bill Williamson, a DJ spinning all of your favorite tunes to add to the festivities, and a live stream of the ball drop in Times Square complete with a midnight champagne toast. Tickets start at $105.

Embassy Row Hotel

  • 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • 855-893-1011

Starting at 9 p.m. on December 31st until 1 a.m., guests and locals will listen to music from three different live DJs on three different music channels – using wireless headphones with LED lights that change as dancers toggle between DJ channels. The party will also spread into the hotel’s ballroom with a live band and guests can go back and forth between the two spaces. A giant screen projection of New York City’s Times’ Square Ball Drop serves as the background, as guests’ count down to the 2018 with complimentary party favors and more. Tickets are $45 for pre-sale, $60 for general admission and $75 for VIP which is limited to just 30 tickets and includes open bar from 9-11 pm.

The Theater at MGM National Harbor

  • 101 Mgm National Ave
  • Oxon Hill, MD 20745
  • 301-971-5000

Join MGM National Harbor this New Year's Eve as they celebrate in true 80's fashion. Dance the night away to your favorite 80's jams courtesy of The Deloreans and enjoy an open bar to toast in 2018. Tickets start at $175.

FELT Bar and Lounge

  • 101 MGM National Ave
  • Oxon Hill, MD 20745
  • 301-971-6080

Embrace 2018 with an unforgettable experience at Felt Bar & Lounge. Priced at $200, ticket holders will be treated to a four hour open bar and passed hors d'oeuvres starting at 8 PM. After midnight the fiesta will continue with a cash bar until 3 AM. Gather your gang for a night to remember with a VIP table package; priced at $2,600 the offer includes admission for eight guests, two bottles of Belvedere and a magnum of Dom Perignon luminous. Sponsored by Dom Perignon, the special night will feature your favorite songs all night long.


  • 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW
  • Washington, DC 20005
  • 202-742-3150

Channeling the smooth essence of Studio 54, Radiator is ringing in New Year’s Eve with the best 1970’s hits, platform shoes, and disco balls. Starting at 6:00 p.m., Executive Chef Jonathan Dearden and Lead Bartender Sarah Rosner will have guests grooving and moving with food and drink specials. Guests are welcomed – and strongly encouraged – to stay past the midnight complimentary Champagne toast, and dance their “Sunday Night Fever” until 3:00 a.m.


  • 2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
  • Washington, DC 20018
  • 202-503-2330

Start the New Year on a high note at Echostage with a duo of GRAMMY-nominated EDM acts performing throughout the weekend. Hit maker Armin van Buuren, DJs Estiva and Adam Scott hit the stage on Saturday, December 30 at 9pm, with tickets starting at $40. DJ Eric Prydz will take to the stage on New Year’s Eve at 8pm, with tickets starting at $50.


  • 1219 Connecticut Avenue NW
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • 202-853-3498

Count down to 2018 with major 80’s flair at Decades’ “Back II the Future” New Year’s Eve Retro Gala, featuring four floors of legendary club hits, a complimentary open bar from 8-9pm, throwback games, '80s, ‘90s and '00s memorabilia and much more. It’s the perfect time to get cozy on Decades’ new heated rooftop as the clock strikes 12. Tickets are available for $40.


  • 911 F Street NW
  • Washington DC, 20004
  • 202-638-4663

Show off your lit 2018 dance moves at Ultrabar, the five-level venue that combines the appeal of an exclusive lounge and a high-energy nightclub. On Sunday, December 31, experience six full-service bars and four DJ booths for an unforgettable NYE party. Tickets are available for $30.