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New Year’s Eve Events & Parties in Washington DC

All the best New Year’s Eve events going on in the city.

Spending time in the nations capital is always a good time, especially around the holiday season. During the holidays, DC gets in quite a party mood, and New Year’s Eve is the pinnacle. 

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If you’re trying to decided where to party on New Year’s in Washington DC, then what we’ve got to say might interest you. We’ve gone around and put together a list of all the greatest events and celebrations around DC on NYE.

Check out our list to see all best parties DC has to offer on New Year’s. That way, all you need to do is find yourself a sharp outfit and get some tickets!

Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Washington DC

Here are all of the most fun places to go on New Year's Eve in Washington DC. Greet the new year with a party and lots of champagne at these amazing NYE events around town!

NYE FAQs

Will parking be available?

Depending on the venue, yes. Some places even offer a valet service!

Is there a dress code?

Some restaurants and bars require pants or a jacket, but it’s best to check ahead with any establishment you plan to visit. 

Will there be hotel accommodations? 

Yes! Several hotels around the city will be hosting events for the holiday.

Will there be food at the NYE parties?

Depending on the venue, yes. Many restaurants and bars will be offering limited NYE menus. 

Do I need a ticket?

Many events will require a pre-purchased ticket, but some fireworks shows are free to the public.


Best Washington DC NYE Events

  1. NEW YEAR’S EVE 2023 AT DIRTY HABIT | HOTEL MONACO WASHINGTON DC
  2. Gatsby’s DC Fireworks New Year’s Eve Yacht Party 2023
  3. 2023 Hotel Washington DC New Year’s Eve Party – NYElectric ®
  4. Washington DC New Year’s Eve Party 2023 – The Hideout Casino Night
  5. Capital Gatsby New Year’s Eve Gala – DC Black Tie NYE 2022 – 2023
  6. The U Street New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl
  7. 2023 Black Tie New Year’s Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard
  8. THE 9TH ANNUAL GRANDIOSE NEW YEARS EVE GALA
  9. Hotel Hive’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
  10. 15th Annual New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball | DC NYE 2023
  11. A New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Dinner at Maggiano’s DC
  12. Charm City Countdown into 2023 – 14th Annual New Years Eve Charity Gala
  13. A New Year’s Eve Maggiano’s Murder Mystery Dinner Event
  14. KEVIN ROSS LIVE @The Ultimate NYE EXP. 2k23 Semi Formal Gala @ The Wharf
  15. New Year’s Eve Soirée 2023 | Station 4 Washington DC
  16. NEW YEAR’S EVE 2023 AT DIRTY HABIT | HOTEL MONACO WASHINGTON DC
  17. Cocktail Countdown – A New Year’s Eve Celebration at Hook Hall
  18. NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY @ THRōW Social® Washington D.C. NYE Event
  19. THE 6TH ANNUAL DC TIME SQUARE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022 CELEBRATION
  20. 2K22 New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball
  21. New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon Washington, D.C.!

Final Thoughts

Washington DC knows how to live it up on New Year’s, so there’s no excuse for not finding a fun event and dropping it like it’s hot until midnight and beyond. Now, all you need to worry about is finding someone to kiss when the ball drops.

Cheers to the new year! Just remember to stay safe and drink responsibly!

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Written by Rocco Smith

Rocco is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Editing, Writing, and Media. With seven years’ experience in the restaurant industry as a cook, server, bartender, and more, he is deeply passionate about intertwining his fondness for food with his love of language.