$31.50 – $45


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1823 L St. NW

Washington, DC 20037

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This is our annual tradition, helping our patrons end the year in style. Four-hour open bar, as low as $ 35, at the heart of Washington DC- Downtown Dupont. Yes, what you see is correct. $ 35 for a four-hour open bar. But don’t delay, last year’s event sold out at record pace! Price is also subject to increase. Get your tickets before it goes up! If you thought last year was extraordinary, wait until you see what has in store for you this NYE.

Recessions is a long-standing drinking and dancing den of Washington DC. T'is watering hole pours large beers, drinks, shots, wine and pub grub.


Ticket price : $ 35 in advance and $ 100 or more day off (depends on capacity and availability)



  • Access to Recessions NYE
  • 4 Hour Rail Open Bar (10:00PM - 2:00AM)
  • Cash Bar for all other drinks and food
  • Kitchen opens late
  • Dance Floor & DJ Performances
  • Midnight countdown with champagne toast
  • Live Transmission of Times Square Ball Drop

Event is 21+


Special accommodations have been made at The Hotel RL (Red Lion), which is located above Recessions. Email us thru (info@merevents.com) for details.

Payment Instructions :

1. You should login from a PC to see the 'Pay Now' button, after RSVPing. Then hit the button.

2. Verify correct dollar amount for number of people you're paying for.

3. If you don't have a Paypal account, click "Pay with a Debit or Credit Card".

4. If you have a Paypal account, simply log in, and pay as you normally would via Paypal.


All sales are final. We only refund the full amount, if the event is canceled. If it is rescheduled, we will send an email to those who RSVPed 'YES' advising that. A full refund will be given to those that let us know within 2 calendar days of the update email, if you are unable to make it on the new date. No refunds will be given after that time.

However, you can sell your ticket to someone else if you are unable to attend. Please, feel free to post in the comment box for the event, that you have a ticket for sale. Work out payment between yourselves, and have the seller only send the organizer a message letting us know the full name of the person taking your spot. You must let us know two hours before the RSVP close time, on the day of the event.


For any event related questions, please email info@merevents.com. We may have already answered one of your questions, see our FAQs below:


You must be at least 21 years of age to enter the event. Every attendee must have a valid, government issued photo ID with DOB. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Will there be a coat check?

Coat check will be available for $ 5 per coat. Limited Availability.

What kind of music can I expect to hear?

You can expect to hear all genres of music throughout the night, including top40/mashups/latin/old school and anything in between.

What is the seating situation?

This is a cocktail-style event with limited seating to maximize event space and provide a comfortable crowd flow.

What is the refund policy?

No refunds, all tickets are final purchase. You may transfer tickets.

What is the dress code?

You can wear anything you feel comfortable in. Creative black tie is optional.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

We encourage our guests to use ride shares OR taxi service, to attend the event and leave safely.

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