Looking for a fun way to ring in the New Year in Northern Virginia? Here's a guide to the top events:
- First Nights and Family Friendly Events - Celebrate New Year’s at one of several family events in Northern Virginia. Separate events are in Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Vienna, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Warrenton, Winchester and Williamsburg.
- Great Gatsby New Year's Eve - The Bellevue Conference & Event Center, 43350 John Mosby Hwy, Chantilly, VA. The Great Gatsby themed New Years Eve party features the superstar, DJ PAULY D, 3 ballrooms, dinner buffet, mock casino, light show, party favors, free parking and more.
- Clarendon Ballroom - 3185 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA. Celebrate the New Year with a party with dancing and live entertainment.
- Carlyle Club - 411 John Carlyle St., Alexandria, VA. Enjoy a multi-course dinner and dancing to Big Band era music. The evening includes a five course meal, complimentary valet parking, party favors, and a Champagne toast at midnight.
- Birchmere Music Hall - 3701 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA. Enjoy a New Year's Eve concert with The Seldom Scene, the Eastman String Band & The Plate Scrapers.
- The State Theatre - 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church, VA (703) 237-0300. The Legwarmers - 80s Tribute Band. Ages 21+ only. There are no dining tables or reservations available for this show. Doors open at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9:30 p.m.
- Arlington Draft House - 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. (703) 486-2345. New Years Eve celebration. Must be 21 or over to enter.Watch the Times Square ball drop on the huge theater screen. Admission Fee covers DJ, entertainment and party favors only. All drinks and food must be purchased via tableside waitstaff.
- Lansdowne Resort - 44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, VA. New Years’ Eve Package includes: Deluxe Overnight Accommodations for Two, $150 in resort credits to spend during New Year’s Eve or Day, Glass of Champagne upon arrival, Late check-out of 2:00 pm, Call to reserve 877-513-8400.
- ArtSpace Herndon – 750 Center St, Herndon, VA. Music by Herbie D and the Dangermen. Dance the night away to traditional and New Orleans jump blues while enjoying complimentary hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks and a champagne toast at midnight. 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. The art center is also hosting a Children's Crafts and Dance Workshop from 2-4 p.m.
- Blackfinn Ameripub-Merrifield - 2750 Gallows Road Vienna, VA. Celebrate the new year with a Champagne Toast at Midnight, Party Favors and more.
- Barrel & Bushel Big Easy Bash – Barrel & Bushel - 7901 Tysons One Place Tysons, VA. The Mardi Gras themed event will include the “Bourbon Street Tasting Room,” which will feature tasting options of more than 40 different bourbons and 30 beers, as well as live entertainment from DJ Hightower.. At midnight, each guest will receive a glass of champagne to toast to the New Year.
- Potomac Point Winery - A Sparkling Affair - 275 Decatur Road, Stafford, VA. Enjoy Hors D’oeuvres, DJ Entertainment, Wine & Beer Bar, Party Favors, 12:00 Surprise Celebration, Sparkling Wine Toast at Midnight, Free Parking.
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