International New Year's Eve Glala
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International New Year's Eve Glala

International New Year's Eve Glala

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Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

901 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20001

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Join us at the DC's Premiere and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration.
Attend on your own or with friends to celebrate New Year's Eve at DC's grandest $520 million hotel! Enjoy free-flowing champagne & Open Bar, delectable dinner & desserts, Midnight Balloon Drop as well as 5 Live Bands: Big Band Orchestra, Latin Salsa Band, Caribbean Island Band, Irish band, and a Buenos Aires Tango band. Also enjoy a nightclub experience with our DJ spinning the Hottest International Dance Hits, Karaoke, Mock Casino Gambling, Party Favors, Midnight Champagne Toast & More...

Event Date
Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Event Address
Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW

Washington DC 20001
Requested Attire
Black Tie Optional or Cocktail Attire Requested. Kindly mote that this event is strictly for guests 21 and over. Please note that IDs will be checked/validated and underage guests will not be allowed admission to the gala.

Event Description
For the 14th year, join other friendly professionals from around the city and the globe at The Marriott Marquis, a sophisticated haven of luxury & service in the heart of DC, for our a magnificent NYE celebration! We have once again reserved the largest hotel in DC for an unforgettable trip around the world as you ring in the New Year in grand style. Each ballroom of the hotel represents an international destination with DJs, live bands, & other entertainment for a magical celebration. Dance the night away to our DJs, Jazz Orchestra, Latin Salsa Band, Caribbean Island Band, Irish Band, & Buenos Aires Tango band as you make new friends.

Enjoy free flowing champagne & drinks at the open bar. For dinner choose from a a VIP sit down 3-course dinner with champagne or a dinner buffet of international delicacies. After dinner enjoy an exquisite selection of delectable desserts. Please see below for the dinner and dessert menus.

Experience an Unforgettable NYE Party: Free-flowing champagne & an Open Bar, Delectable Dinner & Dessert Buffets, 2 Spectacular Midnight Balloon Drops, An European Discotheque Nightclub Experience with Our DJ Spinning the Hottest International Dance Music, Big Band Orchestra, Latin Salsa Band, Caribbean Island Band, Irish Band, & Buenos Aires Tango band, Karaoke, Mock Casino Gambling, Party Favors, Midnight Champagne Toast :::: & More!

You don't need a date to attend: Both singles and couples attend the gala every year. Whether you attend by yourself or with friends, you will have a wonderful time in the warm and friendly company of other internationally-minded professionals!

We are planning Washington's premiere New Year's Eve experience:
Please see below for dinner & dessert menus, entertainment, themes & other gala details. Kindly note menus, themes, & entertainment are subject to change as we continue to refine the gala.

**Open Bar with Free-Flowing Champagne**
Enjoy an open bar, featuring free-flowing Champagne, until 1:30 a.m.

Smirnoff Vodka, Cruzan Aged Light Rum, Beefeater Gin, Dewar's White Label Scotch, Jim Beam White Label Bourbon, Canadian Club Whiskey, Jose Cuervo Especial Gold Tequila, Korbel Brandy

Sam Adams Boston Lager, Heineken, Corona, Budweiser, Miller Lite, O'Doul's and Yuengling Lager

Beringer Stone Cellars Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

**Dinner Option 1: Delectable Ambassador Level Dinner Buffet Served in Two Themed Ballrooms**
The award winning chefs at the Marquis have prepared a delectable dinner buffet representing the flavors and culinary traditions of vibrant cities from around the world. Dinner buffets will be presented in the Havana and Euro Nightclub themed ballrooms.

The dinner buffets are available from 9 p.m. - 10 p.m. If you reserve at this Ambassador Level Ticket, please arrive before 9:40 p.m. to allow you the time to enjoy the dinner buffets presented. Please note that as mentioned on the ticket level descriptions, the dinner buffets close at 10 p.m. Refunds will not be issues for guests that arrive after 9:40 p.m. and miss the dinner buffet.

{Please note that gala menus are subject to change}

Pasta Station
Wild Mushroom Ravioli Puttanesca
Penne Pasta Tossed with Arugula, Mild Sausage and Tomato Vinaigrette
Lemon Caper Orecchiette with Baby Shrimp
Garnished with Grana Padano and Garlic Bread

Taco Station
Spiced Snapper Fish Tacos with Jerk Mayonnaise
Chipotle Chicken Tacos
Pulled Pork Tacos with Aged Cheddar and Julienne Pickles

Tandoori Spiced Chicken served with Basmati Rice, Naan Bread and Raita

Pad Thai
Vegetable, Chicken and shrimp

Roasted Turkey Breast and Peruvian Chicken
Cranberry Kumquat Chutney and Chestnut Stuffing served with Sweet Potato Rolls

NY Strip Loin
Carved NY Strip loin Peppercorn sauce, silver dollar rolls

Salad Bar
Chef's Selection of Mixed Greens with assorted Toppings and dressings

International & Farmhouse Cheeses
A Selection of Gourmet International Cheeses,
Garnished with Fresh and Dried Fruits, Mixed Nuts & Quince Paste
Sliced French Bread and Crackers

Market Display of Fresh & Grilled Vegetables
Baby and Garden Fresh Vegetables Selection of Baby Carrots, Asparagus, Squash, Zucchini,
Broccoli, Grilled Eggplant, Roasted Onions and Portobello Mushrooms
Bleu Cheese Dip, Onion Dip and Lemon Aioli with Fine Herbs

**Dinner Option 2: Presidential 3-Course Dinner**
Make your New Year's Eve experience an extra special indulgence with the Presidential Level ticket option featuring all of the fantastic amenities of the New Years Eve Gala complemented by a special VIP reception & seated 3-course dinner for Presidential Ticket holders.

The seated 3-course dinner is presented from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., with the last seating at 8 p.m.. If you reserved a the Presidential Level Ticket, please arrive before 8 p.m. to allow time to enjoy the 3-course seated dinner. Please note that as mentioned on the ticket level descriptions, the last seating is at 8 p.m. Refunds will not be available for guests arriving after 8 p.m. that miss the 3-course seated dinner. Table seating is reserved for Presidential ticket holders until 9 p.m, when Ambassador Level Admission commences.

{Please note that gala menus are subject to change}

An Intimate VIP Reception with Passed Hors d'Oeuvres
Marinated Tomato Mozzarella Skewer
California Rolls with Ginger and Wasabi Mayonnaise
Crispy Vegetarian Spring Rolls, Ginger Lemongrass Soy Sauce
Mushroom Tart St. Andre

The Salad
Watercress and Frisee, Honey Roasted Apple, Dried Cherries,
Clothbound Cheddar: Served with Raspberry Vinaigrette

The Entrées
Herb Rubbed Filet of Beef glazed with a Tawny Port Reduction
accompanied by a Butterpoached Maine Lobster Raviolo
atop a Pillow of Potato Pave and Tender Asparagus and Petite Carrot.
-- or --
Chef's special vegetarian option

Decadent Chocolate Devastation
Araguani chocolate Panna Cotta
with an Earl Grey Bergamot kiss,
Caramelia mousse and almond chocolate streusel.

**Finest Desserts from Around the World Served in Luxurious Style**
Complete your New Year's Eve experience with a decadently delightful dessert menu prepared especially for you by the renowned pastry chefs at the Marquis. Desserts are served starting at 10:45 PM until midnight.

{Please note that gala menus are subject to change}

Delectable Dessert Menu
Desserts will be served in the Parisian Cafe and the Euro Nightclub themed celebration areas.

Citrus infused Savarin and Tahitian Vanilla cream
Blackcurrant Chestnut Mont Blanc, Heavenly chocolate sponge
Hazelnut crunchy bar & Caramelia chocolate mousse
Raspberry cream Yuzu frangipane tart
Salted caramel Religieuse
Vanilla and Rose crème brulee inclusion, Pain de Genes
Lemon chiboust, honey candied grapefruit
Mogador passion fruit and milk chocolate tart
Artisanal chocolate truffles
Assorted macaroons
Peppermint Lava Cake Chocolate bouche de Noel
Orange ginger chocolate mousse dome
"Paris Brest" praline eclaires
Freshly Brewed Starbucks Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tazo Tea

The Marriott Marquis offers well-appointed suites and rooms to help you relax and ring in the New Year in comfort. If you encounter any difficulties making your room reservation online please let us know so we may assist you. To make your room reservations, please visit:

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