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Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Washington, DC

Check out the best ways to ring in 2023 with these unforgettable New Year’s Eve parties, concerts and more in DC.

As 2023 approaches, it’s time to start planning how you’ll see 2022 out. Washington, DC’s restaurants, attractions and venues present you with plenty of options for celebrating New Year’s Eve in the nation's capital. Here are some of the best options to party the night away.


New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon
Grab your pack and prepare for a howling good time. Live music bar and party venue, Howl at the Moon, is setting the stage for a wild time. Dance the year away under the disco ball with fabulous entertainment, an open bar and champagne toast, plus buffet access with select packages.
9 p.m. |  Tickets
900 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001


New Year’s Eve with Monty Alexander Trio and Integriti Reeves Quartet
Make it a jazzy New Year at Blues Alley, one of the District’s most renowned venues for one of America’s greatest art forms. Monty Alexander Trio, led by the Grammy-nominated Jamaican pianist, and Integriti Reeves Quartet, featuring the DC native, perform back-to-back for two performances. Each show includes a three-course meal and late show-goers can enjoy champagne by the glass and festive hats and noisemakers.
6:30 p.m. Tickets |  10 p.m. Tickets
1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007


New Year's Eve at Smoke & Mirrors
Welcome the new year with sweeping views of the U.S. Capitol among the luxe rooftop bar of the AC Hotel Washington DC Capitol Hill Navy Yard. Enjoy a black-tie party complete with a DJ, hors d’oeuvres, ice sculpture and midnight toast with Moet and Chandon.
7 p.m. |  Tickets
867 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20003


10th Annual Ultimate Tropical New Year's Eve
Join DCBX to dance Latin-style all night through early morning at 10th annual Ultimate Tropical New Year’s Eve at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Ticket options are plentiful and so are the party’s features. The tropical-themed extravaganza includes multiple dance rooms and experiences, top international DJs, musical performances, comedy show and so much more.
8 p.m. |  Tickets
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


Black Cat New Year’s Eve Ball
The Black Cat is always a great place to see a show, and it’s a great spot to celebrate a new decade. On the Mainstage all night long, Peaches O’Dell and Her Orchestra will fittingly jump through time, playing swing music, Art Deco-era novelty tunes, cha-chas and memorable tracks from the ‘50s. Be sure to toast with the venue's iconic Red Room Punch and a game of pinball. The event is ages 21 and over.
8 p.m. |  Tickets
1811 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009


New Year’s Eve Bash at Throw Social
Flock it like it's hot among the tropical oasis of Throw Social. Experience the ultimate party with an open bar, breakfast buffet, live music and midnight toast. Celebrate from cabanas and count down to a disco ball and balloon drop.
8 p.m. |  Tickets
1401 Okie St NE STE #102, Washington, DC 20002


New Year’s Eve at the Club with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
Ring in the new year with notable funk music innovator, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and recent Masked Singer participant, George Clinton, at the 9:30 Club.​ Bringing funkadelic and R&B sounds influenced by James Brown and Sly Stone, it's sure to get funky.
9 p.m. |  Tickets
815 V Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


Midnight in Paris - Countdown For A Cause
Say 'au revoir' to 2022 in grandeur and style. Score a ticket to this all-inclusive party at La Vie to experience views of The Wharf, lively entertainment, dancing and midnight surprises, and contribute to a cause. A percentage of ticket sales will benefit PUSO Foundation & Hearts of Empowerment. 
9 p.m. |  Tickets
88 District Square SW 5th floor, Washington, DC 20024


RiverBash 2023
Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place and Nick’s Riverside Grill come together for this wild New Year’s Eve celebration along the Potomac River. You will be able to enjoy top-shelf open bars, DJs, appetizer buffets, heated party tents and live music at both locations. Did we mention riverfront views? You'll be able to enjoy those, too.
9 p.m. |  Tickets
3000 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

Midnight Mystique
Join District Winery for a night of decadence and poppin' bottles to celebrate the new year. Indulge in a premium open bar, wine tastings, extravagant bites and a midnight toast. Be entertained by dueling pianos, fortune telling, magic and more from the private event space and rooftop terrace.
9 p.m. |  Tickets

385 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003



New Year’s Eve with Rare Essence & Trouble Funk
DC’s historic Howard Theatre knows how to welcome in the new year, District-style. Two of the city’s most beloved go-go bands, Rare Essence and Trouble Funk, will ring in 2023 and take your celebration to the next level with their electric takes on the city’s official music.
8 p.m. |  Tickets
The Howard Theatre, 620 T Street NW, Washington, DC 20001



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