Ring in 2019 in DowntownDC!



Make DowntownDC your destination to ring in the New Year this holiday with drinks, food, entertainment and so much more!

At the top of our list is the 7th Annual DC Ultimate Tropical NYE by DCBX & Padrino Productions event at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel (999 9th Street NW). Touted as D.C’s only New Year’s Eve celebration that lasts until 8am, this event features eight rooms of entertainment and over 64,000 square feet of dance space. Get your ticket today to enjoy entertainment will feature live saxophonist Antonio Bliss Bachata, DJ Soltrix, silent disco, a live broadcast from DCBX Ultimate New Year’s Eve parties across the U.S and more.

Whether you are looking for a unique New Year’s dining experience or an all night extravaganza, DowntownDC is the place to be this New Year’s eve. Check out our list of New Year’s Eve events:

New Year’s Eve Big Easy Bash at Acadiana

Let the good times roll one last time when you celebrate the last night of 2018 AND their last night in business on December 31st! Acadiana be serving up all the classic dishes you’ve loved over the years, including their Pan Crisped Roasted Duck & New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp. Acadiana will also have $6 drink specials all day at the bar too! The bar will open at 2pm.

Destination Tokyo NYE at Umaya

Escape the ordinary and travel to Tokyo without leaving DC this New Year’s Eve. Destination Tokyo NYE will celebrate the nightlife and beauty of one of the most bustling cities in Asia at DC’s ultra sleek restaurant & lounge – Umaya (733 10th Street).

New Year’s Eve at Toro Toro

With the year coming to an end, Skylite DC invites you to bid farewell to 2018 at Toro Toro (1300 I Street). It will be a night to remember, with plenty of festivities planned for this special evening.

New Year’s Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard Intercontinental

Steeped in 200 years of history, the iconic Willard InterContinental Hotel (1401 Pennsylvania Ave), is the venue for Washington’s premier & most luxurious international New Year’s Eve celebration presented for the 16th year. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in grand style & indulge in a sophisticated haven of luxury & service as we ring in 2019!

Experience an unforgettable New Year’s Eve party as you indulge in free-flowing champagne, an open bar, a spectacular balloon drop, & dance the night away to live bands & DJs. For dinner choose from a VIP sit down 3-course dinner with champagne or a dinner buffet of international cuisine. Also enjoy exquisite desserts by the pastry chef at the Willard! Celebrate NYE in grand style with each ballroom representing an international destination with entertainment from around the world, party favors, & More!

New Year’s Eve 2019 at Dirty Habit

You are cordially invited to an uber luxe New Year’s Eve gathering at Dirty Habit (555 8th Street), DC’s thriving restaurant and bar, which is anchored in expertly crafted cocktails, innovative social plates, edgy design, and a dramatic urban patio. Ideally situated in downtown Penn Quarter and positioned as the centerpiece of Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC.

New Year’s Eve at SAX Lounge

Ready to upgrade your New Year’s Eve with a luxurious event in downtown Washington DC? Look no further than the opulent Fire and Ice Party at Sax (734 11th Street). Come spend your evening at an exquisite lounge, and experience all the excitement that makes Sax such an iconic NYE destination.

2019 NYE Mellon Gala (Mellon Auditorium) 

D.C.’s premier Black Tie gala features a red carpet entrance, D.C.’s most luxurious venue, top-shelf open bar, free flowing champagne, three magnificent ballrooms, five separate party spaces, multiple DJs & genres of music, passed desserts and hors d’oeuvres, and more bars, stations and servers than before to ensure an unforgettable night of celebration.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Eaton Hotel

Enjoy 3 different New Year’s Eve parties at The Allegory, Wild Days and American Son, all located within the new Eaton Hotel (1201 K Street). Each venue offers a unique experience with signature food selections and drink options. Each venue also will have their own entertainment and music. Each event is free to the public.

NYE at The Park on Fourteenth

Allow The Park at Fourteenth (920 14th Street) to invite you to their celebration overload – a multi-level emporium full of beautiful decor and impressive attire. Rub shoulders and celebrate with those who will make your 2019 all the more amazing. Enjoy bottle service, electrifying energy, and, of course, all the party favors you can imagine. All they need is you, as they put on one of the greatest shows you have ever seen. Because, on New Year’s Eve, it’s not just a party at Park, it’s a production!

A Night in Casablanca at Pennsylvania 6

You are cordially invited to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in true 1940’s flare at the glamorous Pennsylvania 6 (1350 I Street). eatery in front of the Historic Franklin Square Park. Usher in 2019 in this opulent space and immerse yourself in the atmosphere that transports you to a Night in Casablanca. The sound track for the night will be curated by on the Top DJs in the US, who will provide your favorite Top 40 tracks of past and present. Immerse yourself in a New Year’s Eve event that is truly reminiscent of the style and class of a Night in Casablanca.