New Years Parties in Washington DC
New Years parties in Washington DC are some of the best on the East Coast. Of course when people think of New Years celebrations, Times Square in New York City inevitably jumps into their minds. However, there are plenty of other top-notch celebrations that go on around the country, and Washington DC is one of the best. Celebrating New Years in Washington DC provides the added bonus of seeing spectacular fireworks launched over top of the United States's most significant national monuments. The sight of fireworks blasted into the sky with the Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol Building, or the Washington Monument in the background is amazing. People at DC New Years parties get a sense of patriotism as they see the backdrop for this unique fireworks display.
The biggest DC New Years party is held every year at the Gaylord National Hotel and Resort. The glass-enclosed atrium of this impressive resort is sure to be the perfect setting to ring in New Years Eve 2016 in Washington DC with style, and to snap a few amaizing New Years Eve photos while you're at it. Unless you have been to this resort, the atrium is somewhat hard to believe. The atrium itself sprawls high into the air and offers amazing views of the Potomac River and many parts of Washington DC. The construction project on the hotel and resort was a billion dollar deal, so as you might guess, New Years parties in Washington DC do not get any bigger or better than the one at the Gaylord National Hotel and Resort.
The celebration starts at 9 p.m. and goes until 2 a.m. Besides twelve themed dance parties, five dance floors, well-known DJs, exquisite cuisine, and a huge midnight toast and celebration, attendants also have preferred status for discounted rooms. There are regular and VIP tickets available for this amazing event. VIP tickets as is usual with most of these kinds of club-oriented, massive celebrations, entail receiving greater access to other parts of the club including set aside VIP areas of seating and top-shelf beverages throughout the evening. At the Gaylord celebration hors d’oeuvres are served throughout the night so you will not leave hungry. This celebration truly does rival if not exceed many of those put on in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
Another great way to spend your DC New Years is on a cruise ship. You can ring in your New Years Eve in Washington DC while cruising on the Odyssey, the Spirit of Washington, or the Cherry Blossom on the Potomac River. Seeing the spectacular public fireworks display in the nation’s capital from a cruise liner on the Potomac is a memorable way to usher in the coming of a brand new year. There is dining and entertainment on board and you are able to purchase package deals that are all-inclusive for the whole night.
Many other New Years parties in Washington DC take place in restaurants, clubs, bars, and peoples houses. The city is arranged into different neighborhoods and districts and many of the restaurants and finer bars around the city offer customers the ability to prepay for dinner, drinks, a midnight toast, and entertainment. Celebrating New Years Eve 2016 in the nation’s capital will be a fantastic experience. You will not soon forget the sight of the fireworks display lighting up the Washington DC sky and you will have no problems finding the ideal celebration for you.