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MARYLAND

MAMA’S BLACK SHEEP NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY
Are you looking for an elegant dinner, music, and entertainment? 28 South Restaurant is hosting a special NYE celebration with a full band show from Mama’s Black Sheep. The celebration kicks off with a three-course prix fixe dinner with a flexible menu created by Chef E. Jay Zuspan III.

Entertainment and dancing will follow the dinner with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. There will also be creative cocktails and 30 beers on tap for the entire evening.

The organizers have booked a hotel room block for guests at Best Western conveniently located in the historic Hagerstown area.

Location: 28 South Restaurant, 28 South Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. (Dinner); 9:30 p.m. – close (Dancing & Entertainment)
Cost: $50


NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS BASH CRUISE

Spirit cruises is bringing in the New Year on the high seas. Board at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore at 10 p.m. and enjoy a two and half hour dinner and cruise. Passengers will enjoy a buffet-style dinner, party favors, complimentary champagne toast, open bar, and an incredible view of the fireworks.

The night also includes two DJs to help ring in the New Year. This is a 21+ cruise with tickets selling fast.

Location: Inner Harbor Spirit Cruises, 561 Light Street, Baltimore, MD
Time: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Cost: $149


RESOLUTION NYE MASQUERADE AFFAIR
S.H.E. Productions and Grand Central are teaming up again for their annual Resolution NYE Masquerade Affair. The event is a formal evening of mystique, which means fabulous masks and costumes are always encouraged. Organizers will be awarding prizes to the best mask and attire, so come dressed to impress.

DJ Image will be visiting from Philadelphia to help partygoers ring in the New Year on the dance floor. Guests can also expect go-go dancers, $2 shots from roaming shooter girls, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight with party favors.

Location: Grand Central, 1001 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD
Time: 9:00 p.m. – close
Cost: $12 before 11 p.m.; $15 after

 

REHOBOTH BEACH

STARBURST GAYLA
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the beach. Camp Rehoboth’s Women’s NYE dinner and dance is back!

Your ticket includes open bar all night, an exciting raffle, a champagne toast at midnight, and a dessert and coffee Buffet. For more information or to purchase tickets by phone, call 302-227-5620.

Location: Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, 299 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Time: 7:00 p.m. Dinner; 9:00 p.m. Dance
Cost: $50

 

VIRGINIA

NEW YEARS EVE 2015 AT FREDDIE’S BEACH BAR
What do Cher, karaoke, and DJ Nat have in common? You can enjoy each of them this New Years Eve at Freddie’s Beach Bar. In the illusion of Cher, Steven Andrade will be your host and performer through the evening with music by DJ Nat, and your chance to sing your favorite karaoke tunes.

Your ticket includes hors d’oeuvre buffet, complimentary champagne toast, party favors, and $5 off the New Years Day Brunch.

Location: Freddie’s Beach Bar, 555 South 23rd St., Arlington, VA
Time: 9 p.m.
Cost: $35


WICKED JEZABEL’S SHANGHAI SHINDIG NYE PARTY
D.C.’s “Lesbian Bar on Wheels” Wicked Jezabel and DJ Jamie Fox are coming together to bring you a shanghai type of NYE party. The Chinese-American fusion party will include a two-hour open bar, all-you-can-eat American and Chinese buffet, swag bags, a champagne toast, party favors, and many surprises. A special Kung Fu demonstration by the band’s own Heather Haze is also part of the evening’s entertainment.

Discounted rooms are available with the code “wickedjezabel” (that’s “jezabel” with an “a”), and the hotel is pet-friendly. And speaking of pets, 10% of proceeds will benefit local animal rescue organization.

Location: Asian Delight Restaurant, 11180 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA 20030
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $59

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

GLITTHER: NYE 2015 EDITION
The V DC invites you to join them for a special NYE edition of their monthly glittHER party. They’ll have drink specials and half-priced pizza 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. with DJ Deedub keeping the dance floor moving and grooving. If you arrive early, you’ll get your own free glitter packet for face glitterfication.

This NYE party is absolutely free to attend, and according to the hosts “you don’t have to be Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids to appreciate that kind of deal.” glittHER NYE Edition is a 21+ event that’s inclusive of all genders and orientations.

Location: Zeba Bar, 3423 14th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Time: 9 p.m.
Cost: Free


KLIMAXX: 2015 New Years Eve
DJ Jai Syncere, DJ Adonet, and DJ Honey are teaming up to bring you a black and gold affair at MOVA Lounge in Washington, D.C. The evening includes $1 drinks till 10 p.m., a complimentary champagne toast with party favors, and a chance to watch the fireworks from the rooftop. Kamille Leai from Drumline 2 will be the special host throughout the evening, with a special appearance from Temper.

VIP sections and bottle service is available. To book your special section, call 708-668-6226.

Location: MOVA DC, 2204 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Cost: $20 general admission; $30 VIP ticket


NEW YEAR’S EVE 2015: ANOTHER FAB NEW YEAR’S AT HELIX
If you are looking to party with the boys of gay D.C., you should check out this annual NYE celebration at Hotel Helix.

The night promises good drinks, great beats by DJ Erik Lars Evans, and a fabulous group of revelers. You don’t have to worry about flashy pyrotechnics or fancy drinks that require a dictionary. All you have to worry about are the $5 Absolut drinks specials and having a great time. Make sure you book your room because they go fast!

Location: Helix Hotel, 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Cost: Free


NEW YEAR’S EVE UNLEASHED 2015
A 2 Zee, Mad Max Media, Mim Sol, TMS, and Onyx have come together to unleash a grown and sexy New Years celebration.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary champagne toast, drink specials, food, two levels, hookahs, and 2015 giveaways. The dance floor will be moving to the sounds of DJ MIM, DJ Mysterious, and DJ J*Rell. There will also be a special guest performance by Suttle Thoughts.

Location: Vita Lounge, 1318 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Cost: $20


REMIX OF THE NERDS NEW YEARS EVE
The new Busboys and Poets is throwing the quirkiest New Year’s bash in Washington, D.C. to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank and DC Youth Slam Team. Your ticket purchase includes two free drinks, food, games, and live entertainment.Guests will get to enjoy live music and performances from DJ Ayescold, The CooLots, Letha Bark feat. Tom Toles, and Chocolate City Burlesque.

Being you and your nerdy self is highly encouraged. If you’re looking to stay calm and get your nerd on, try out REMIX of the Nerds.

Location: Busboys and Poets Brookland, 625 Monroe Street NE, Washington, D.C.
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Cost: $50


SCENE – WOMEN’S NYE EVENT
Phase 1 of Dupont has made a comeback in lesbian nightlife with its monthly event, Scandal. This New Year’s Eve, The Ladies of LURe and SCANDAL DC are joining forces to ring in the New Year at the Phase 1 of Dupont.

This promises to be one of the best New Year events in town, as The Ladies of LURe are no strangers to entertainment. DJ Rosie will be rocking out on the main dance floor, while the gorgeous DystRucXion Dancers will be providing tantalizing eye candy beyond your wildest sugar plum dreams.  The DC Kings will be delivering a special performance and everyone in attendance will be given a champagne toast at midnight. Grab that special someone and be “scene”.

Location: Phase 1 of Dupont
Time: 9 p.m.
Cost: $15


ZOU ZOU NEW YEAR’S EVE BURLESQUE REVUE
Celebrate the end of the year with a tease. Washington, D.C.’s legitimate love child, GiGi Holliday, brings you Zou Zou New Year’s Eve Burlesque Revue. Filled with celebration, dancing girls and tassel twirls, this is the experience to start your New Year right. All of the performances will be presented on a silver platter! There are three amazing packages available to suit your fancy needs.

Location: Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, D.C.
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Cost: $25 – $60

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