THE COUNTDOWN TO THE NEW YEAR HAS BEGUN!
Ring in the New Year with great entertainment, food, and company!
The American Druze Society’s (ADS) Washington DC Chapter is excited to host its New Year’s Eve (NYE) Celebration Ball. This year’s event will have you celebrating with lots of entertainment, good food, and enjoyable company. The event is open to all, and we encourage you to invite your family, friends, and loved ones to share the night together!
Last NYE sold out fairly quickly, so we highly recommend that you secure your tickets to this year’s NYE party sooner than later. Tickets will sell fast especially due to the affordable prices we are offering compared to other venues! So please purchase your tickets soon but no later than December 15, 2022 as registration will close then. Tables and seats can be selected by guests while purchasing tickets through the system.
The ADS DC Chapter has secured a discounted room rate at The Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel. We encourage everyone to book your rooms early through the Hotel by clicking HERE or by contacting Marriott reservations at 703-717-6200. The discounted rate is only guaranteed by Thursday, December 15th. The group code for reservation is “DRZDRZH”.
Flat Standard Room Rate: $119 /night
- Hotel Self-parking: $10 (daily event)
- Hotel Self-parking: $29 (overnight)
Our Kids Club, hosted by A Helping Hand (AHH), welcomes all children between the ages of 0-12 years old. You can rest assured knowing that AHH has been around for 10+ years and supports over 500 events per year across the country; its babysitters are licensed, bonded, and insured; each Manager is Infant and Child CPR and First Aid Certified; and the AHH team will have fun, structured activities prepared for your child(ren)’s entertainment.
If you purchase a ticket for a child under 13 years old, you are required to pre-register for childcare directly with AHH by 11:59PM EST on December 23, 2022 (7 days prior to the event) by clicking HERE (GROUP ID NUMBER: CFAP).
Don’t have a sitter that night for kids under 2 years? No worries! Babysitters will be available upon request. Please fill out an online request HERE and we will be in touch soon. Additional babysitting cost will be charged at a later time if this service is requested.
FOOD & DRINKS:
Enjoy a seated four-course meal that includes a choice of Chicken, Beef, or Vegetarian option for main entrées. Dessert will be served following dinner along with coffee and tea. When midnight arrives, enjoy a champagne toast as your DJ counts down the seconds to the New Year! We will also be hosting a late night hospitality shortly after ringing in the new year with traditional Lebanese light brunch options. A cash bar with an assortment of soda, wine, beer, and liquor will be available for purchase throughout the night.
Main Entrée Options:
- Ashley Farm Roasted Chicken Breast (natural thyme infused juice, pan flashed swiss chard, grain mustard whipped potatoes)
- Niman Ranch Braised Beef Short Rib (freshly grated horseradish cream, olive oil roasted root vegetables and fingerling potatoes)
- Portobello Stack (grilled portobello mushroom, zucchini, yellow squash and roasted red pepper on a painted plate of reduced balsamic, tomato mojo and yellow pepper mojo)
- Kids Meal (ages 12 and under): personalized cheeses pizza OR chicken tenders with fries, a boxed juice and a cookie
Entertainment will be kicked off by a talented Belly Dancer followed by our community favorite, DJ Omar, who will be playing the best collection of Arabic and English as well as everyone’s favorite Dabkeh classics on the beats of a live drummer! Not to mention a photo booth will be set up for your glamorous shots!
Ticket prices will increase as we get closer to the event. You are strongly advised to get your tickets at the current price as it is going to increase.
- Through November 30
General Admission Early Bird – $125
Kids Club (ages 2 to 12) – $65
Babysitting (ages under 2) – TBD
- December 1 – December 15
General Admission Ticket – $140
Kids Club (ages 2 to 12) – $75
Babysitting (ages under 2) – TBD
75% Refund through November 30, 2022
No Refund Starting December 1, 2022
MORE INFORMATION ON THE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION:
- Registration & Cocktail Hour begins at 7:00PM
- Babysitting & Kids Club opens at 8:00PM
- New Year’s Eve Celebration in Ballroom begins at 8:00PM
If you have any questions or need help purchasing tickets, please contact Amal Fayad at 540-429-2143, or Amid Kasamani at 703-348-3005, or by emailing DruzeDC@gmail.com.
We are looking forward to celebrating the New Year with our wonderful community!