We’ve all been there – it’s just days before New Year’s Eve and we haven’t made plans. We want to do something memorable, but what we end up doing is not much different than a typical night out. Well, not this year! From multi-course dinners to live bands and black-tie celebrations, we’ve got 13 parties that you’ll be talking about well into 2016. And the best part is you can take the elevator home.
Want an excuse to get totally decked out in black-tie attire? The Omni Homestead offers two opulent parties tailor-made for you. Groove to R&B, Pop, Funk, Rock, and Motown at The Grand Gala with the band Jukeboxx, or swirl around the dance floor at The Big Band Swing Soiree with The Elegance Swing Orchestra. Package options HERE. Call (540) 839–3860 for pricing details.
Channel your inner flapper and celebrate like it’s 1926 at The Robert E. Lee Hotel’s Great Gatsby themed party. Bands Hip Shack and Five Dollar Shake will entertain party-goers, and touches like 20s inspired bites and ball drop on the top of the hotel will make the evening special. Book the Stay and Celebrate Package including accommodations, three-course dinner at Rocca, and party tickets for $366+ per couple. Party-only packages are available as well. Call (540)461-8484 for reservations.
DoubleTree by Hilton’s NYE Gala begins with a three-course dinner for two, raw bar and hors d’oeuvres and continues as an open bar party equipped with party favors, balloon drop, and live music. This package offers all party perks and overnight accommodations with 2pm checkout on New Year’s Day. Price $309 per couple (inclusive). Space is limited; call (757) 422-8900 to make reservations.
2016 is going to be epic, right? So ring it in with three parties in one at Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel. Three themed bands will bring you 80’s hits, Bluegrass, and Rock and Roll all in one fun-filled night. Cash bars. Call 540-291-2121 for pricing and reservations.
The celebration at The Inn at Wise offers a big party in a small town with heavy hors d’oeuvres and live music from Earth By Train. $35 per person; call (276) 321-7600 to make reservations.
New Year’s weekend at Primland Resort offers guests a full menu of activities including five-course dinner with wine pairing, live music from Sammy Shelor and Friends, holiday tea service, and New Year’s brunch. Click HERE or call 276-222-3800 for details on pricing and reservations.
Hotel Roanoke will host a glamorous New Year’s Eve Regency Ball. Begin the celebration with a five-course meal for two served tableside, then enjoy an elegant ballroom dance trio, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Space is limited. Call (540) 853-8280 for reservations.
Lansdowne Resort’s New Room to Bring in the New Year celebration is a dance lover’s dream with top funk, rock and pop hits performed by The Monster Band. The $509 package includes accommodations, champagne, dinner, an open bar party, midnight toast, and munchies for two. Call (877) 509-8400 for reservations.
Jazz lovers check out ENTYSE Wine Bar & Lounge at Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner with live Jazz by The Christopher Linman Jazz Ensemble. Overnight package includes deluxe accommodations, champagne, breakfast, and valet parking. Starting at $209 per night; $100 minimum food & beverage purchase per person. Book HERE.
Wine lovers, we’ve got the celebration for you! Airlie House’s Signature Dinner Series begins with a wine reception and elegant five-course dinner with wine pairings, followed by and dancing with the band Groove until 11pm. Toast 2016 at Whistling Swan Pub after-party and take advantage of a late checkout on New Year’s Day. Package rates start at $382. Call at 540-341-3277 to make reservations.
The Stonewall Jackson Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Gala features an elaborate buffet dinner, live music from The Original Rhondels, open bar, and complimentary champagne toast. $440 per couple for the overnight package (inclusive) Call 540-885-4848 for reservations.
New Year’s Eve at Mountain Lake Lodge includes dinner for two in Harvest, a dance party, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. Prices start at $299 per couple. Call (540) 626-7121 for reservations.
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