Will Stein

7 Great Places to Watch the Fireworks this New Years Eve

The annual firework displays surrounding the Nation’s Capital stand among the best in the world, and New Years Eve is no exception! This year, plan to start your 2022 with a beautiful bang at one of these impressive displays:

1. New Year’s Eve Annapolis Fireworks Cruise

Make your entrance into 2022 memorable by kicking it off on a luxury yacht! This exclusive cruise will include a live DJ, dancing, desserts and a complimentary champagne toast. The perfect way to transition into the new year!

10PM – 1AM | Annapolis City Dock | New Year’s Eve Annapolis Fireworks Cruise

2. Gatsby’s DC Fireworks New Year’s Eve Cruise

All aboard the Spirit of Washington Yacht for this Roaring ‘20s-style bash! This 3 hour, themed, 4-deck cruise includes 2 DJs, complimentary dinner buffet and last but certainly not least, an open bar. Don’t miss out on the swankiest kick-off to the new year, offering the best view of the Washington Harbor firework show.

​​​​​​​9:30PM – 1:15AM | SW Washington DC | Gatsby’s DC Fireworks New Year’s Eve Yacht Party

3. Big Night DC

This year, National Harbor will host multiple NYE events, ranging from family-friendly fun to adults-only events, specifically Big Night DC New Years Extravaganza. Whether you’re catching the fireworks with your family or bar hop along Fleet St; National Harbor guarantees a great start to your 2022!

​​​​​​​9PM – 3AM | Gaylord National Hotel & Resort | Big Night DC

4. First Night Alexandria

New Year’s Eve Festival of Music & More | Make sure to stop by historic, downtown Alexandria to check out this 27-year long tradition of performing arts, capped off with a stunning fireworks display over the Potomac River. With something for the whole family, you won’t be disappointed!

​​​​​​​7PM – 12AM | Alexandria, VA | First Night Alexandria

5. Under the Fireworks NYE 2022 Yacht Party

If DC isn’t your preference, Baltimore will also be hosting it’s on Roaring ‘20s style celebration, aboard the luxury Inner Harbor Spirit Yacht. Enjoy a top Baltimore DJ, Complimentary Dinner Buffet and again, open bar! Dust off your flapper costumes and dance your way into the New Year.

​​​​​​​9:30PM- 1:15AM | Inner Harbor, Baltimore | Under the Fireworks New Year’s Eve Yacht Party 2022

6. First Night Winchester

Kick off 2022 at this family friendly New Years Eve celebration! With hours of performances, finishing with a dance party and countdown to midnight fireworks; this 35 year running tradition is a great way to spend the last night of 2021 with your family.

​​​​​​​6PM – 12AM | Winchester, MD | First Night Winchester

7. Symphony of Lights

This time-honored Howard County tradition at the well-known Merriweather Post Pavilion, this family-oriented spectacular is a larger-than-life animated holiday light creation, topped off with a stunning fireworks display. Better yet, a portion of the proceeds from this event benefit the Howard County General Hospital.

​​​​​​​5:30PM – 7:30PM | Merriweather Post Pavilion | Symphony of Lights


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