Ring in the New Year 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 6th 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 all 6 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. Check out our list of New Year’s Eve and

Speakeasy Washington DC New Year’s Eve 2018 (W Hotel)

This party is for the Bee’s Knees, the Movers & the Shakers. This exclusive shindig will countdown to the New Year in Style making 2017 a thing of the past. 2018 is now an opportunity that we’ve all been waiting for… no one gets in unless you know a friend or you have the proper ticket.

#OnyxBe New Years Eve “007 Edition”(L8 Lounge)

Join L8 Lounge for an exclusive New Year’s Eve celebration. A night where sophistication meets class. Dress up, feel good and ring in the new year James Bond style. Celebrate a VIP experience for all, or purchase table packages suitable for you and your group of friends.

Champagne & Pearls NYE Series: DrinkLore (Occidental Grill & Seafood)

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the historic Occidental Grill & Seafood as renowned cocktail historian and author Philip Greene joins legendary D.C. bartender Frank Jones for an evening of cocktail history, folklore and, of course, delicious cocktails.

The Official 2018 Habesha NYE Party (Ping Pong Dim Sum)

The DMV’s best, brightest, and Professional Habeshas will be gathering at Ping Pong Dim Sum on Dec. 31 in celebration of New Year’s and enjoy a night of elegant entertainment.


Sax Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve Party (SAX Lounge)

Sax Lounge presents the ‘Winter Wonderland’ Party featuring: Live Cirque entertainment throughout the evening featuring aerialists, stiltwalkers, choreographed dance sets, lavish costumes, pole performers and go go dancers.

Proper 21 New Year’s Eve 2018 (Proper 21)

Ring in the New Year with a proper party at nightlife hotspot, Proper 21. Start New Year’s Eve with something sparkling from the 5-hour premium open bar while savoring complimentary light party fare in the early evening. You’ll have everything you need to amplify the party mood so get ready to hit the dance floor as the live DJ spins Top 40, Hip-Hop, House, and Mash-Ups.

2018 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.

Flannels & French Toast New Year’s Day Brunch (Pennsylvania 6)

Kick off 2018 the right way with Penn 6’s New Year’s Day Brunch with a half off bottomless champagne bar. Throw on your comfiest flannel and treat yourself to a complimentary appetizer. Those resolutions can wait until Tuesday.