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Capital Gatsby New Year's Eve Gala - DC Black Tie NYE 2021 - 2022

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HQO Events

1385 Canal Street Southeast

Washington, DC 20003

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The original returns in full force this NYE! Join us for The Capital Gatsby Gala at a brand new state of the art location in Navy Yard.

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Capital Gatsby New Year's Eve DC Gala 

A Black Tie NYE 2020 Washington DC Affair

This New Year’s Eve, join us as we bring you the Capital Gatsby Gala - Washington DC's ORIGINAL roaring twenties celebration. This event has become one of the most anticipated NYE galas in the nation’s capital. In 2018-2019 (pre-pandemic) all tickets were sold out early, so do not wait. We listened to our attendees from years past and are adding additional decor, and entertainment to bring 2022 in with grand fashion and flare.

We will be following all Washington, DC covid era mandates including masks. You must wear a mask to enter the venue, and when in line for bartending & catering services. You may remove your mask when drinking or eating as per Washington, DC mandate. We are also limiting our capacity and moving to a much larger venue due to Covid-era restrictions and best practices. HQO boasts multiple levels and we will occupy the 1st floor lobby, 2nd floor, 2nd floor board room and patio (which will have limited availability). Due to reducing our head count, we have had to increase our early bird prices but we believe this will make for a much better experience!

Put on your best Great Gatsby themed attire as we celebrate 2022 with the decadence of the 1920s just a full CENTURY later! Women are encouraged to wear gowns or flapper (sequin, fringe or beaded) dresses, tiaras/headbands, silk shawls, feather fans, long pearl necklaces, and gold arm bangles -- to name just a few options. Men are encouraged to dress in Gatsby theme, which can include: dinner jackets (tuxedos), striped suits, flashy neckties, homburg hats, and gold-capped walking sticks. Imagination and creativity are key here!

The Capital Gatsby Gala, is the ultimate New Year’s Eve, Washington DC Black Tie affair, featuring a 5-hour premium open bar, midnight champagne toast, midnight NYE countdown, multiple food stations, a dessert bar, Music by DC's Top DJ Vicious, roaring 20's dancers & entertainment, photographers & videographers, 1920's inspired party favors and so much more. This all takes place at the brand new luxurious venue - HQO - located in the heart of booming Navy Yard. HQO is DC Water's brand new headquarters spanning 150,000 Square Feet, multiple floors + patio, floor to ceiling undulating glass windows with panoramic views of Anacostia River, LEED certified, and can accommodate well over 700 guests. We will be transforming it into a New Year’s Eve ballroom worthy of The Great Gatsby himself. Don’t miss Washington DC’s ultimate celebration as event tickets will sell out and increase closer to the date.

DC New Years Eve 2022 at HQO - Capital Gatsby Gala

Tickets Include:

5 Hour Premium Open Bar (9 PM - 2 AM)

Multiple Food Stations (9 PM - 11:30 PM)

Desert Station (Midnight - 1 AM)

Midnight Champagne Toast

Midnight Countdown

1920 Style Party Favors

Multiple Professional Photographers & Videographers

Music by DC's Top Nightclub DJ - DJ Vicious

Roaring Twenties Inspired Dancers & Entertainment

More amenities to be announced....

Ticket prices will increase closer to the date. For best prices, act fast!

Group Rates: If you have a party of 10 or more, contact us (contact@360nightlife.com) for discounted rates.

Entertainment:

Washington DC's #1 Nightclub DJ - DJ VICIOUS

The International DJ LS

Gatsby Inspired Dancers and entertainment

DJ's will take you on an open-format NYE musical journey that will keep the floor packed well past midnight! Music includes Top 40, House, Dance, Hip Hop, Reggae, Club Anthems, 90's Throwbacks, International, Electro Swing, and more!

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HQO

New Year's Eve Food Stations Menu:

Multiple stations that will include vegetarian, meat, hot and cold dishes. Menu TBD.

NYE FAQ:

(Q) Where is HQO?

(A) 1385 Canal St SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States

(Q) Are there age restrictions?

(A) Must be 21+ Years of Age or Older with Valid ID

(Q) Is there a dress code?

(A) Yes, we will enforce a black-tie optional dress code. This means men are encouraged to wear Gatsby inspired tuxedos and suits, while women are encouraged to wear flapper dresses or gowns. Remember, the '20s were all about the accessories so think tiaras, headbands, beaded necklaces, gold armbands and more. We will enforce a strict no athletic wear policy (this includes jeans). It's New Year's Eve, so dress up and prepare to have an amazing time!

(Q) How long is the Open Bar?

(A) The open bar will start at 9 PM and end at 2 AM. The last call will begin at 1:30 AM but bars will keep serving alcohol until approximately 1:45 AM (15 minutes prior to closing). After this, the bars will stop serving alcohol. However, you are free to keep and consume any drinks you have inside the venue until 2 AM.

**Please note, we reserve the right to stop serving any attendee who displays noticeable intoxication for your own safety and the safety of those around you. We encourage our patrons to drink responsibly and enjoy the night! We reserve the right to stop serving at alcohol earlier than 1:45 AM if crowd control warrants it. Please note, we always attempt to serve until the latest possible time but for your own safety we may restrict serving earlier if deemed appropriate.

(Q) How many bars will there be?

(A) There will be multiple bars and wait staff. We have contracted the high rated professionals at Please Bring Chips bartending services.

(Q) Are the ticket prices going to change?

(A) YES, ticket prices will increase as we get closer to the date. For the best value, you should buy sooner than later. Please note: ticket prices may increase more than what is scheduled depending on ticket demand.

(Q) What type of music will be played?

(A) Our DJ’s are awesome. You will hear a mix of all types of music from hip hop, top 40, dance, house, international, Latin, and even some electro swing.

(Q) Will you have a coat check?

(A) Yes, we will have a coat check but please note that the coat check will be a minor extra fee in cash. Coat check will be no more than $5, so if you plan on checking your coat, please be sure to bring cash.

(Q) How is parking?

(A) Street parking around HQO is available but we do not recommend patrons drive on New Year's Eve. We will have discounted promo codes with our partner LYFT. We highly recommend using a ride-sharing service or Metro.

(Q) Is there Public Transportation/Metro?

(A) Yes, HQO is conveniently located in the heart of Navy Yard, right across the street from Nats Park.

(Q) Do I need to print my ticket?

(A) No, bring your e-ticket.

(Q) Are tickets refundable?

(A) No. Similar to concerts or sporting events, all ticket sales are final. There will be absolutely no refunds unless the event is canceled. If the event is canceled, you will receive a refund. Tickets can be transferred to another party if you cannot attend but you must follow Eventbrite instructions and have the name changed to the new person.

Please note: we will follow Washington, DC health event mandates. If the event is cancelled due to DC health mandate then you will receive a full refund.

(Q) Can I sponsor this New Year's Eve event?

(A) Yes! We are looking for some awesome sponsors who are interested in marketing to an international professional crowd. We host multiple NYE events throughout the city and have many opportunities. At the Capital Gatsby NYE Gala 2022, you will have access to 700 professionals who are active. If you have a product, startup, real estate service, gym, etc and are interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities e-mail us at contact@360nightlife.com

* ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL.

* FOOD MENU & ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITH COMPARABLE ITEMS.

* BY PURCHASING YOUR TICKET YOU UNDERSTAND THERE ARE NO REFUNDS WHATSOEVER UNLESS THE EVENT IS CANCELLED.

For more information or questions:

https://www.dcnewyears.net | contact@360nightlife.com | 202.670.3557

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Organizer of Capital Gatsby New Year's Eve Gala - DC Black Tie NYE 2021 - 2022

New Years Eve DC & 360nightlife.com are Washington DC's top nightlife, event creation and marketing firms. For the past 13 years, they have brought the Washington DC area amazing parties and events including annual NYE affairs. With a focus on customer service and unforgettable experiences, you can be sure that time at one of their events will never be wasted. 

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