New Year's Party Description

Washington DC’s Hilton Hotel is hosting DMV’s biggest New Year’s Eve mega party. Spanning multiple ballrooms, this NYE extravaganza is jam-packed with comedy entertainment, balloon drops, and top-of-the-line amenities, DJs and headliners (TBA), and so much more. Get ready for an epic NYE night with the Washington DC Hilton Downtown Countdown party.

Open Bar and Amenities

Step into the New Year with a Washington DC’s definitive NYE super bash. Start at the 5-hour premium open bar (6 hours for Premier VIPs) and raise the holiday spirit with complimentary NYE party favors. When midnight rolls around, join the entire crowd in a DJ-led countdown, and welcome the New Year with Washington DC’s biggest balloon drop. Grab a complimentary champagne toast cheers to a great New Year.

Deluxe Food Menu

Enjoy a deluxe menu at DC Hilton’s Downtown Countdown NYE party. General Admission guests can indulge in a choice of classics like Fusilli Pasta and Sauteed Sweet Italian Sausage with Goat Cheese pinach and Red Pepper Coulis, Beef Brisket, cheese spreads, and more.

Premier VIP guests will have access to a premium, VIP-only menu. The multi-course dining experience includes various butlered hors d’oeuvres, antipasto and appetizers, a carving station serving up a luxurious menu of lobster salad, bacon-wrapped scallops, steak sliders, herb-crusted tenderloin, and more. A cascading chocolate fountain rounds out this fine dining menu.

*** Menu subject to change***

Premier Access VIP Party

Premier VIP guests can access the DC Hilton NYE event an hour early, at 8pm in the Live Music Hall. Enjoy the additional hour of music, entertainment, and premium open bar as you sample from the VIP-only menu. Other VIP packages featuring reserved seating, bottle service, and other exclusive amenities, are also available.

Washington DC Hilton

Washington DC Hilton, the renowned hotel and favored venue for DC’s high-profile events, hosts the Downtown Countdown NYE mega-party over three of its upscale spaces. Saunter between the Live Music Hall, DJ Club Room, or the Comedy Theatre. Enjoy a DJ headliner dance party, live music, comedy, and exhilarating energy at this supersized event. DC Hilton has hosted A-list names including Kerry Washington, Priyanka Chopra, Bryan Cranston, Kendall Jenner, Emma Watson, and famed affairs like the 2016 White House Correspondent Dinner. Revel in these same halls at DC Hilton’s fabulous NYE party and ring in the New Year in style.

Spend this NYE night amid an epic celebration at Washington DC Hilton’s Annual New Year’s Eve bash.

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New Years's Eve Tickets


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Music & Crowd

Live DJ Performance - Top 40 l Hip Hop l Dance l House l Mash Ups

Dress Code

New Year's Eve Festive - Evening / Cocktail Attire

Complimentary Food



Lobster Salad Profiterole

Candied Apple Pork Belly Skewer

Sundried Tomato Croquette (Vegetarian)

Chicken and Cilantro Dumplings

Bella Flora Puffed Pastry with Portabella and Ricotta (Vegetarian)

Bacon Wrapped Scallop with Maple Syrup

Edamame Potstickers (Vegetarian)


Tuscany Antipasto:

Fresh Mozzarella, Sliced Prosciutto, Tomatoes,

Toasted Pine Nuts, Marinated Artichokes,

Grilled Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Peppers,

White Bean Salad, Assorted Crackers, Grissini & Baguette


Slider City Station on Griddled Brioche

Griddled Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab cake Sliders With Housemade Remoulade,

Steak Sliders with Caramelized Onions & Peppers, White Cheddar & Horseradish Gremalata

Vegetarian Black Bean Slider with Guacomole Sauce


Carved to Order:

Herb Crusted sliced Tenderloin of Beef, Rosemary & Cabernet Demi,

Roasted Fall Harvested Fingerling Potatoes


Cascading Chocolate Fountain:

Filled with Decadent Belgian Milk Chocolate

Surrounded with Fresh Fruit and Berries, Angel Food Cake, Sugar Cookies, Macaroons, Pretzels, Marshmallows, Moon Pies,

Key Lime Cookies and Bread Pudding



Ketle One Vodka

Hangar One Vodka

Bombay Sapphire Gin

Tin Cup Bourbon

Dewars Scotch

Bacardi Rum

Canadian Club Whiskey

 1800 Tequila 


Grand Marnier

Premium Chardonnay, Cabernat, White Zinfandel

La Marca Prosecco


Miller Lite

Blue Moon

Stella Artois

Stella Artois Cider





Doors Open: 9:00pm

Bar Hours: 9:00pm-1:30am

Food Buffet: 9:00pm-11:00pm

Midnight Countdown  11:45pm


Coffee Service:

Front Terrace: 1:00am – 2:00am

Last Call: 1:30am

Conclusion: 2:00am


 MENU (9:00pm – 11:00pm)

 Roasted Pepper Humus with Baked Pita Chips (vegetarian)

Pimento & Olive Cheese Spread with Assorted Crackers (vegetarian)

7 Layer Dip with Tortilla Chips (vegetarian)

 Caesar Salad with Shaved Reggiano and Croutons

With Traditional Caesar Dressing on the side and

Vegetarian Dressing on the side

 Fusilli Pasta and Sautéed Sweet Italian Sausage with Goat Cheese, Spinach and Red Pepper Coulis

Tri-Colored Tortellini with Peppers, Basil & Artichokes in Light Cream Sauce (vegetarian)

Cracked pepper, Grated Parmesan, Pine Nuts, Focaccia bread

 Roasted Turkey with Whipped Potatoes & Pan Gravy

Brioche Buns, Mayonnaise and Cranberry Sauce

 Beef Brisket, Thin Sliced with Homemade Barbeque Sauce

Miniature Rolls, Creamy Horseradish,

Mayonnaise and Mustard



Three Olives Vodka

Seagrams Gin

Jim Beam Bourbon

Cutty Sark Scotch

Myers Rum

Zarco Tequila

House Chardonnay, Cabernat, White Zinfandel


Miller Lite

Stella Artois Cider





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