COUNT DOWN TO NEW YEARS

THE EVENT

THE FIRST ANNUAL NATIONAL GALA

Iconic venue, beautiful people, top-shelf open bar… The National Gala.

The First Annual National Gala brings together DC’s most prominent and sophisticated patrons for a special night on the National Mall.  This black-tie New Year’s Eve Gala promises to deliver a night of music, sophistication and unparalleled fun and excitement!

THE VENUE

THE USIP BUILDING

Located at the convergence of 23rd street and Constitution Avenue, the United States Institute of Peace Building is a marvelous semblance of modern architecture.

The entrance to this modern marvel is announced by cantilevered wing-like structural canopies formed with steel frames and enclosed with 80-ft high translucent glass curtain walls.  Spanning over 150,000 square feet, with panoramic views of the National Mall, the United States Institute of Peace Building provides the spectacular setting for the most unforgettable New Year’s Eve party in D.C.

OUR PORTFOLIO

EXPERTS IN THE NEW YEARS EVE EXPERIENCE

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

RAISING THE BAR FOR  NEW YEARS EVE

TOP SHELF OPEN BAR ALL NIGHT

TOP SHELF OPEN BAR ALL NIGHT

All Bars enjoy an open bar all night featuring Grey Goose Vodka, Courvoisier VSOP, Segrams Gin, Jack Daniels Whiskey, Malibu Rum and more.
NYE PARTY FAVORS

NYE PARTY FAVORS

Celebrate with complimentary event takeaways and party favors.
2 MASSIVE DANCEFLOORS

2 MASSIVE DANCEFLOORS

State of the art sound systems and lighting in 2 large halls will enhance your gala experience.
HOR D’OUERVES

HOR D’OUERVES

Enjoy an assortment of hor d’ouerves at multiple food stations.
RED CARPET ENTRANCE

RED CARPET ENTRANCE

Prepare yourself for red carpet photos as you enter the remarkable United States Institute of Peace.
LIVE NYE BALL DROP

LIVE NYE BALL DROP

View the live stream of the New York Times Square Balldrop at Midnight.
COMPLIMENTARY CHAMPAGNE

COMPLIMENTARY CHAMPAGNE

All Bars enjoy free flowing glasses of champagne all night.
MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST

MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST

Celebrate the dawn of the New Year with a champagne toast.

SOUND PRODUCTION

A State-of-the-art lighting and sound Experience

DJ HARRY HOTTER -- HIP HOP | DANCE | TOP 40

DJ HARRY HOTTER -- HIP HOP | DANCE | TOP 40

Very few words are needed to describe a LEGEND.  Artistic, Versatile, Perfectionist… you name it, Harry Hotter is all of it and more!  When Harry Hotter is providing the soundtrack for the night you never know where you’ll go, but you can rest assured that it will be the most amazing musical journey you have ever been on.

DJ MARVALOUS -- HIP HOP | AFROBEATS

DJ MARVALOUS -- HIP HOP | AFROBEATS

DJ Marvalous has done it all – from weddings, to cooperate events, to just about any type of party you can think of, he prides himself on his versatility when it comes to the art of the DJ, it’s safe to say that you will enjoy your experience if DJ Marvalous is providing the soundtrack.
DJ DIDDY -- HIP HOP | CLASSICS | REGGAE/AFROBEAT

DJ DIDDY -- HIP HOP | CLASSICS | REGGAE/AFROBEAT

With a taste for current rap, classic 90’s hip-hop, reggae/afro beats, and fan favorites from the 2000s, DJ Diddy has infused his passion for deejaying through these spectrums of musical influences.  Today, this translates into sets where he picks apart and mixes together all the genres of music that he loves best. DJ Diddy has a love for music that makes you want to dance your ass off!

View Admission Policy

ADMISSION

Black Tie Attire Required.  Suits or Tuxedos for Gentlemen, Cocktail Dresses or Gowns for Ladies. Entry will be denied for non-conforming attire. Refunds will not be issued.

View FAQs

Ticket prices will increase as remaining quantity decreases. You are strongly advised to get your tickets at the current price as prices will increase each week.

(Q) Where is the United States Institute of Peace?
(A) 2301 Constitution Avenue NW.

(Q) Are there age restrictions?
(A) Must be 21+ Years of Age or Older with Valid ID.

(Q) How long is the Open Bar?
(A) Open Bar lasts All Night Long.

(Q) How many bars will there be?
(A) There will be at least 8 large bars in the event.  No one should be waiting for a drink.

(Q) Will there be seating at the event?
(A) Seating is limited at the party.  To ensure seating you are encouraged to reserve a Table Service section.  Table Service pricing can be found on the Buy Tickets page below.

(Q) What type of music will be played?
(A) Guests can expect to hear a range of music from Hip Hop to Old School to Afrobeat to Today Top 40 Hits.  The sound curators for the night are the best of the best: Harry Hotter, DJ Marvalous & DJ BM.

(Q) What is the dress code?
(A) The dress code is Black Tie attire; Suits or Tux’s for men and Cocktail Dresses for ladies.  Mellon Management explicitly reserves the right to deny entry for non-conforming attire or presentation.  No refunds issued for non-conforming attire or presentation.

Q) Are the ticket prices going to change?
(A) YES, the current pricing is an early/advanced ticket promotion, prices increase each week.

(Q) Can you pay admission at the door?
(A) No.

(Q) What is on the Open Bar?
(A) Open Bar features Grey Goose, Belvedere, Ciroc, Courvoisier VSOP, Hennessy, Segrams Gin, Jack Daniels Whiskey, Malibu Rum, White Wines, Champagne and more.

(Q) Is Bottle Service available?
(A) Yes, submit a reservation request on the website.

(Q) How is the parking?
(A) There are several parking options. Street parking on Constitution Avenue, and there is a 24 hour Garage parking is available at the Ronald Reagan building on 14th Street.

(Q) Is there Public Transportation/Metro?
(A) USIP is a few blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro Center.

(Q) Will there be a coat check?
(A) Yes.

TICKET INFO

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

  • Top Shelf Open Bar 9:00pm – 2:00am
  • Premium Champagne Open Bar
  • Red Carpet Entrance
  • Live Feed of Times Square
  • Enhanced Audio / Visual Experience
  • Memory Maker Photo Booth & Stations
  • Complimentary Party Favors Packs

PRICING

LINK BELOW TO VIEW CURRENT TICKET PRICES

TABLE BOOKINGS

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A VIP POINT OF VIEW AND EXPERIENCE DC’S MOST LUXURIOUS VIP ACCOMMODATIONS

TABLE INFO

GETTING STARTED

Bottle Service VIP Tables are available for the National Gala.  All VIP Tables enjoy premium open bar all night along, VIP reserved seating, all access and express entry.  Click on the Buy Tickets link above to reserve Bottle Service.

BOTTLE DETAILS

Vodka: Grey Goose, Belvedere, Ciroc
Rum: Captain Morgans, Bacardi
Whiskey: Jack Daniels, Jim Bean
Tequila: 1800, Patron
Cognac: Courvoisier, Hennessy
*Bottle Service bottles are in the standard 750 ML format.

TABLE PRICING

PRICE BELOW INCLUSIVE OF BOTH TAX (10%) & GRATUITY (20%)

$1999

Includes: 10 Gala Tickets + 2  Premium Liquor Bottles   + 2 Bottles of Rose Champagne + Express Entry (additional tickets available a la carte) + Unlimited Access to the Open Bar All night.  [Bottle Preferences must be selected 7 days prior to the event]

VENUE INFO

UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE

2301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Constitution Avenue & 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
For more information
(E) info@nationalgala.com

HOURS

9PM – 2AM

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