Still unsure about your NYE plans? Many of the District’s favorite places to experience art, culture, nature, music, food and more are ramping up the end of 2014 with special New Years Eve events. Check them out:
NYE at Yards Park
From 10:00am – 1:00pm, The Yards will host its second-annual Noon Yards Eve festival. The park will experience a transformation, turning into a family-friendly celebration, complete with interactive activities for both kids and adults.
Activities include an inflatable moon bounces and games, kids’ crafting stations and balloon artists, face painters and temporary tattoo artists, stilt-walkers and magicians and kid-friendly performances on The Yards stage.
Bonus: The event is free to attend!
NYE at the Blind Whino
The Blind Whino Arts Club is offering two celebrations to start the new year. From 6:30pm – 9:30pm, The event space will be open for a special three-course prix fixe dinner and wine pairing hosted by Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelsohn’s new catering company Spike’d Events.
Following dinner, Jamestown Entertainment, JBC Events and Troyal Events will be throwing a Studio 54 themed bash. Musical entertainment will include a live band on the second floor of the space and three DJ’s on the main floor.
Tickets for each event are $125 or $200 for both.
Get more info HERE.
NYE at Union Market
At Union Market’s Dock 5, Washingtonian Events will host its 3rd annual New Year’s Eve celebration — a 007 Black Tie Affair co-hosted by the illustrious partier, Shep Rose from Bravo TV’s Southern Charm.
Partygoers will experience a faux set of James Bond’s “Diamonds are Forever,” in the company of gentleman super-spies and dazzling Bond Girl bombshells.
Also expect sophisticated style, cool gadgets, and surprise glittering exploits – amongst a bevy of conspirators and carousers.
Champagne will accompany the events as Misspent Youth (Maryland’s Top Party Rock Band) and DJ Ramsey Neville bring Bond’s covert world to life, playing classic hits and risqué tracks all night long.
Tickets are $110. Get more info HERE.
NYE at the Howard Theater
At the Howard Theater, the LX Group will host its 10th annual DC Masquerade Ball.
The burlesque masquerade ball will feature amazing local and national talent, including professional dancers, deejays and live acts.
Also in store are fully stocked premium bars, a massive dance floor, a premium sound system,and luxurious floor and stage seating, party favors and complementary masks and a live airing of the NYC Ball Drop.
Tickets start at $75. Get more info HERE.