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New Year's Eve Celebration!

UPDATE #5:


  • If you paid by Paypal, please bring your confirmation email from Paypal. We have your name on the list, but this is just a backup precaution. All tickets will be held under the name of the person who paid for the tickets. The name on our list will be the name on the Paypal account.

  • *Everyone* needs to present an id at check-in to verify you are of drinking age.

  • We will have 3 check-in lines, separated by FIRST NAME. Line 1: A-E, Line 2:F-L, Line 3:M-Z

  • Coat check service will be available for $2. Please bring correct change for faster processing.

  • Per DC liquor law,*NO* tickets can be sold at door.

  • Harman Center is also known as “Shakespeare Theatre Company”. It is located across from the Verizon Center.

  • Metro will be closing at 2:00 am so please plan your departure accordingly. There should be plenty of taxi's available or you can call 202-taxicab. Street parking is limited and some garages may not be open.


UPDATE #4: The $85 ticket price ends
Monday, Dec 21 or until sold out. After that tickets go up to $99. So be sure to book your ticket now, and while they're available!
UPDATE #3: We will begin removing unpaid RSVPs on Monday, Dec 7th. So make payment to secure your spot and for any
new rsvp's please make payment immediately!
UPDATE #2: Our DJ for the evening will be
DJ Pedram, resident DJ at Ultrabar. DJ Pedram spins it all, from Mash-ups, to Top 40, to Hip-Hop...and has also performed at Lima, Eyebar, Fur, and Love.
UPDATE #1: This is a reminder the early bird price will end NEXT Monday, Nov 30th. So make payment to *truly* lock in your spot... and since we're approaching full capacity, for any
new rsvp's, please make payment immediately -- It's that time again! Join us for our NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA!
We had a phenomenal time last year at our mansion party... only downside was we had a 200 person max capacity and sold out too early! SO, we've moved to a much larger and very luxurious venue....the Harman Center for the Arts, home of the Shakespeare Theatre Company. And
we'll have 2 floors! The Harman Center is a beautiful venue in the heart of Chinatown, right across from the Chinatown Metro Stop. You've probably all seen it coming out of the Metro- modern, sleek, with the front side made entirely of glass. This place glows at night!! See the pics below:


We have a great line up for the evening. First, your ticket price includes a
5-hr premium OPEN BAR with the below brands: Beefeater Gin Bacardi Light Rum Capt. Morgan Sp. Rum Skyy Vodka Luksusowa Vodka Seagram's 7 Whiskey Cuervo Gold Amstel Light Yuengling Lager House Red & White Wines
And no bartender gratuities! Bartender tips are included in ticket price (a $10-$20 value). In fact, our caterer will not permit their bartenders to accept tips. We will have 8 bartenders and 4-6 bartending stations...so no long lines! Your ticket price also includes multiple
Hors D'Oeuvres Buffets: *
Selection of Fine American Cheeses* Selection of Cheeses to include: Aged New York Cheddar, domestic Goat Cheese, Fontina and Maytag Blue. Presented with a Fruit and Nut garnish, imported Crackers and Baguettes. *
Warm Artichoke Dip with Pita Rusks* A creamy warm Dip made from Artichoke Hearts, Garlic, Parmesan Cheese, and Lemon. Served warm with Pita Chips. *
Crudités* A colorful variety of lightly blanched seasonal Vegetables accompanied by Dill and Mustard Dip. The selection may include Carrots, Radishes, Red Peppers, Asparagus, Endive spears, and New White Potatoes. *
Baba Gannoujh* Creamy Roasted Eggplant Baba Gannoujh served with toasted Pita triangles. *
Hummus* Traditional dish of ground Chickpea blended with Tahini and Lemon Juice. Served with Pita triangles and Cucumber slices. *
Caramelized Vidalia Onion Dip with House-made Grissini* Old-fashioned creamy Onion Dip made with Sour Cream, caramelized Vidalia Onions, Shallots, and Chives. Served with assorted Grissini. *
Mixed Salted Nuts* *
Dry Snack Mix* Our
live entertainment features: -
A "Roaming” Illusionist performing unique, stimulating magic to intrigue your senses. -
Fortune Teller to see what 2010 holds for you -
Caricature Sketch Artist for your 2009 party face And all this while the
DJ gets us shaking our tail feathers in a journey through time from the 80s, 90s, and 00s! We'll hand out
Party Favors to all in preparation for the
NYE Countdown and
Midnight Celebration!!!
DRESS CODE is Black Tie Optional. So dress to impress! For guys, this means jacket and tie or tux. And for ladies, cocktail or formal dress. For all, creativity is encouraged! So don’t be afraid to get funky, MTV Music Award-like with your attire! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Space is limited, so sign-up early! Early-bird ticket price is only $70 from now until Nov 30th. YES, $70!!! These are tough economic times my friends, so it's our pleasure to present an alternative to those annoying $120-$160 ticket price NYE events. Plus,
ticket price includes all bartender gratuities. In fact, our caterer will not permit their bartenders to accept tips....so you DO NOT have to budget an extra $10-$20 for bartender tips. After Nov 30th, ticket prices go up to $85, then to $99. So RSVP early....because as last year showed, these spots go fast! Also please know that your RSVP is not guaranteed unless we receive payment. When you pay, if you receive a paypal receipt, then that is confirmation that we have received your payment. Event will be from
9:00pm – 2:00am. Closest Metro Stop is Chinatown on the Red/Yellow/Green Line. We also recommend using
wmata to plan your travels. And in case you missed it,
check out photos and comments from our 2008-2009 New Year's Eve Party. See You There! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Payment Instructions (Paypal account not required): * Click "Pay online now" button above * Enter in correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for, click "Pay Now" button * If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal * If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Continue" under "Don't have a Paypal account?" ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Since there are limited spots, all sales are final. Hopefully you understand we can't have people cancelling and requesting a refund, when that spot could have been filled by others. Thanks for understanding. =)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I thought the service was great. I never had to wait long at the bar, unusual for an open bar venue. I also liked how there were multiple hors d'oeuvres stations through out the venue and were kept fairly stocked and clean. The music was good, but it would've been nice to have another dance area on the third floor. The best thing about the whole venue was that it was true to advertising: open bar, no tip required, decent hors d'oeuvres, and $2 coat check. I appreciated all the details upfront. Everything was great until the party had to end early. That caused a mass exodus where everyone was waiting in line to get their coats. I waited at least an hour for my coat. These were the only down side to the evening.

    January 1, 2010

  • Li S.

    I'm brand new to the city, but I'm psyched! This looks like one hell of a time... especially since it's crawling distance from home. ;)

    December 23, 2009

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