New Year's Eve in DC
From wild fun to romance, educational tours to fireworks, your Washington DC New Year's Eve is full of possibility! For the romantically inclined, take a dinner and dancing Potomac River cruise on the Odyssey of Spirit of Washington cruise ships. If staying on dry land suites your fancy, there are countless restaurants with special menus catered to the year-end celebration, including the Spanish-themed Boqueria, Italian trattoria Fiola, The Source by Wolfgang Puck, and the Cuban party that is Cuba Libre. Reservations are required, and the sooner the better!
Family-friendly First Night events in the cities of Alexandria and Annapolis feature live entertainment and fireworks over the Potomac, while the National Archives features live readings of the Emancipation Proclamation on the eve of its 150th anniversary- New Year's Eve! Those seeking more of a wild time will revel in the Omni Shoreham Hotel's International Celebration of Many Nations, one of the biggest New Year's Eve celebrations in Washington DC, brimming with live performances, 7 party rooms, 5 ballrooms, an open bar, and much, much more! For 007 fans, there's even an upscale James Bond New Year's party at The Washington Plaza Hotel, just 7 miles from American Inn of Bethesda!