KSM’s Best Bets for New Years Eve


  • Looking to pop bottles?

Toast the New Year in style at STK DC’s New Year’s Eve 2016 celebration.   If you want to ring in the New Year with Veuve Clicquot and Belvedere vodka, choose the second seating for dinner between 8:30PM and 9:30PM that will include a five-course meal and one glass of champagne per person for $135.00 (plus 10% tax and 20% gratuity).  Then, STK DC’s all-inclusive NYE Cocktail Party kicks off at 10:00PM until 4:00AM with live DJ performances from EQ Mafia and DJ K-Meta.  Various table and bottle packages available. 

  • Looking to make food the center of your festivities?
You won’t want to miss the Fainting Goat’s No Fuss New Year’s Eve Celebration & Retro Inspired Menu.  That’s right — it’s a no-fuss, no-cover, laid-back New Year’s Eve with friends, where you’ll enjoy a celebratory evening complete with retro NYE specials (like Chef Nathan Beauchamp’s Lobster Thermidor, Prime Rib with twice-baked potato and brussels sprouts, and Baked Alaska) and a complimentary midnight Champagne toast.  Dinner reservations are available from 5-10 pm and last call will be at 1:30 am.
  • Looking for some good, clean fun with friends?
Head to Lucky Strike to ring in the New Year with a rousing round of bowling with friends and family, food, drink and merriment! The celebration includes bowling and shoe rental for 2 hours, drink tickets for those 21 and over, a champagne toast at midnight, a bountiful buffet, and surprise party favors. Three reservation times are available, so choose 10:30pm – 12:30am (21+) if you’re looking to watch the ball drop as you gutter ball.   ($396 per lane, additional guests $66 a person.)
  • Looking for a rhyming good culinary time?
The Wine Kitchen in the heart of historic Leesburg, VA is hosting a special Dr. Seuss-themed NYE wine dinner inspired by several of the children’s author’s popular books. A 7-course wine-paired dinner ($120/person (including wine)) will start at 5 pm and feature dishes like the “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” a Pan Roasted Red Snapper with smoked bluefish, shell bean cassoulet and turnip puree; “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” a Bacon Wrapped Sliced Beef Tenderloin with savory bread pudding, mushroom confit and foie gras-black truffle emulsion; and the “Yertle the Turtle” a Chocolate Cheesecake with maple caramel and pecan crumble.
  • Looking to dance the night away?

Gryphon’s Top New Year’s 2016 Party offers high-energy well into midnight with a 3-hour premium open bar, festive NYE party favors, a special live DJ performance, and of course a live countdown and complimentary champagne toast!  For those who want to enhance their end of year celebration with a taste of the luxe-life… choose one of the VIP packages featuring priority admission, reserved seating, and table and bottle service.

  •  Looking to get all dressed up?

Don’t miss the a DC tradition — the 11th Annual Masquerade Ball at the Howard Theatre.  Joonbug.com presents this annual event in high style, with complimentary masquerade masks, festive NYE party favors, a DJ performance by DJ Phenom and dancing by Dystucxtion Girls.  Plus, there will be the obligatory photo booth to for evidence of your (semi) Formal Attire.

  • Looking to throwback to the Good Ole Days? 

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Bar Dupont’s annual party where guests will ring in the New Year by throwing it back to the 1960s Mad Men-style with specialty handcrafted cocktails, a Belvedere Ice Bar, cigar rollers, and DJs spinning late into the evening. Light bites will also be served.

  • Looking to pork out on porchetta?
Barrel presents its 2nd Annual Low Country New Year’s Eve party featuring an All You Can Eat Porchetta Dinner ($100), including rabbit sausage-stuffed porchetta, roast chickens, fried duck confit, dirty rice, oyster dressing, truffle cream corn, pecorino and black pepper biscuits and more! Ticket also includes an open bar with 16 drafts of craft beer, red and white wines, hand-crafted cocktails, select bourbons (Maker’s Mark, Bakers, Bookers, Basil Hayden’s, Jim Beam, and Jim Beam Signature Series), premium spirits, bourbon tasting stations, and a champagne toast at midnight.
  •  Looking to ring in 2016 ARTfully?

Art Jamz welcomes you to start the new year at its ArtJamz 2016 New Years Eve Glitter Ball with great art, awesome music, hors d’oeuvres, party favors, glitter galore, and a champagne toast. Come midnight, the ArtJamz Dupont Studio will be transformed into a rocking glitter-splashed art studio filled with partying Picassos, reveling Rothkos and crazy Khalos.  This NYE package includes 3 hours of studio time, the canvas of your choice, paint and art materials, NYE adornments, hors d’oeuvres, and a midnight champagne toast. Order wine and beer from the bar or choose a 2.5 hour open bar package for unlimited house white, red and sparkling wines, beer and creative cocktails from 10PM–12:30AM.  (Various pricing)


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