Ring in the New Year in Washington, D.C.

 

Clear blue night sky adorned with bright red fireworks on New Years Eve.Believe it or not 2019 is coming on quickly. The holidays are right around the corner and it is time to start thinking about what you want to do to bring in the New Year. Washington, D.C. offers everything from piano bars to dance clubs and more. Here are some of our favorite ways to ring in the new year.

If you are looking for something low key, check out New Year’s Eve with Cyrus Chestnut at Blue’s Alley. World-class pianist Cyrus Chestnut is playing two shows with his trio on December 31st at 6:30 pm and 10:00 pm. Enjoy a southern inspired meal while listening to one of the world’s greatest pianists. Attend the late show and you’ll receive noise makers, party hats and champagne. Tickets are available here.

Another great option is the New Year’s Eve Ball taking place at the Black Cat in Downtown Washington, D.C. This 21 and older event offers two parties for the price of $30 a ticket. Peaches O’Dell and her orchestra are taking over the mainstage with swing music and romantic songs from the 1930’s and 1950’s. DJ Dredd will be hosting a dance party backstage beginning at 7:00pm. Drinks and snacks will be available, and tickets can be purchased ahead of time.

The Ultimate Tropical New Year’s Eve is a Latin-style dance party taking place at the Renaissance Washington D.C. This Latin themed dance party features 10 different DJ’s, multiple dance rooms and special VIP areas. The party starts at 9:00pm and sells out quickly, so purchase your tickets now.

Lastly if your kids are joining you for New Year’s Eve this year, check out the 7th Annual First Night Event in Alexandria, Virginia. The alcohol-free, family friendly event features live performances, scavenger hunts, children’s games and so much more. Bring the kids a long for a night of fun while you wait for the fireworks that happen at dusk.

Not sure you want to be in the city for New Year’s Eve, don’t worry we’ve got rooms the entire month of January. Pick another weekend to come and explore all that Washington D.C. has to offer and plan to stay with us at American Guest House. Our rooms are beautifully appointed, and our breakfast is homemade each morning. Plan your 2019 stay now!